Lucinda Peters

Guitar, keyboard and singing lessons taught online and in NSW Central Coast, Sydney (City, Inner South, Eastern Suburbs, Outer West and Blue Mountains)

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Lucinda Peters

Lucinda Peters is an Australian singer, guitarist, bassist, pianist, recording artist and performer with a BMus in Jazz voice from ANU and a Masters in Vocal Pedagogy from Queensland Conservatorium of Music. While she is engaged in her own career, she holds an equal passion and enthusiasm for teaching.
She has toured extensively within Australia, the USA, Europe and Japan as a soloist artist and band leader, playing with some of Australia’s leading jazz musicians. Australian jazz legend, Don Burrows, dedicated to inspiring young musicians has been an inspirational mentor and co-producer of her first recording, Show Me the Way To Your Heart. Her own voice teachers have included Vince Jones-jazz voice; Steven Bennett (Opera Australia) and Robyn Wells (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)-classical voice. Lucinda has also been a member of chamber and jazz choirs (Adelaide Connection) and has conducted vocal ensembles.
Lucinda teaches:
*breath Support
*vocal technique
*improvisational skills
*developing healthy vocal habits
*vocal hygeine
*music theory
*ear training
*song writing skills
*writing charts
*finding keys to suit your range (transposition)
*repertoire of most genres including jazz/folk/blues/contemporary popular/students own choice
*preparation for AMEB exams (on request)
*preparation for auditions, public speaking or acting roles for tv/theatre/film/radio
*techniques to overcome nerves and anxiety when singing or public speaking
*Methods to address tension or blocks that inhibit natural vocal production
*In addition to her vocal skills and achievements, Lucinda is also an accomplished in guitar, double bass and piano and welcomes any students wishing to learn these instruments.
Lucinda has maintained her love of the guitar since she began lessons at the age of 6. Her teachers, Cathy and Jason Waldron (Progressive Classical guitar Series, Barrios Transcriptions), established the Adelaide Spanish Guitar centre. She grew up playing in regular concerts and workshops. Her repertoire includes works of Bach, Terrega, Sor, Guiliani, Barrios, Albenez, Piazzola. Lucinda’s background in classical guitar has given her a solid foundation for her own song-writing and interpretation of all styles. She explores jazz, and contemporary repertoire . Her taste is eclectic. Lessons with Lucinda are fun and focussed for students from 5 or 6 up to any age.
Guitar lessons will cover:
*left hand/right hand technique
*scales, chords
*repertoire of classical, spanish, folk, pop, blues, jazz, pop (depending on student requests and ability)
*can follow AMEB syllabus if requested
Piano for beginners:
Lucinda believes the foundations to learning and writing music well, lie in knowing your way around the keyboard. She uses the piano for her own song-writing, composing, accompanying, and performing. Piano playing also trains the brain to be adaptable and creative from a young age.
She can teach children from 5 and adult beginners. Her approach with small children learning music for the first time is fun, creative and colourful while structured, focussed and engaging.
Lessons cover:
*music notation
*music theory
*repertoire contemporary and classical
*basic jazz harmony and improvisation

Teaching Since
Qualifications and Awards
BMus Jazz Voice
Masters in Vocal Pedagogy
Music Lessons Provided
Guitar, Guitar Classical, Keyboard, Singing
Blues, Classical, Contemporary, Jazz
AMEB, Gifted Children, Harmony, Improvisation, Music Therapy, Song Writing, Special Needs
Child Checked, Comes To You, School Instrumental
Areas Serviced
Online, NSW Central Coast, Sydney (City, Inner South, Eastern Suburbs, Outer West, Blue Mountains)
Bellevue Hill, Bondi, Bondi Junction, Bronte, Clovelly, Dover Heights, Randwick, Redfern, Sydney, Vaucluse

Last Modified: 14 October 2021 at 12:49 PM