Michelle Cook

Live Online Lessons Available
Music Teacher and Accompanist


INTENSIVE SINGING COURSE 2020 The course is for individual students who are beginners or have a little vocal training but wish to experience intensive growth in their technique in a short time. It consists of 6 sessions, of 45 minutes duration, to be organised within 3 weeks from commencement. The course is available at the teacher's studio in Coburg or online via Zoom or Facebook Messenger. SESSION 1: Introduction to the voice and vocal warm up. Concept: The Correct Method of Breathing and developing breath control. Repertoire of student's choice. SESSION 2: Breathing continued and introduction to voice production. Concept: The mechanism of creating beautiful, clean sound. Repertoire of student's choice. SESSION 3: Voice production and vocal range. Concept: Augmentation of range through safe and controlled technique and simple scales. Repertoire of student's choice. SESSION 4: Pitch and agility. Concept: Singing intervals accurately and developing a good ear for pitch through selected exercises. Repertoire of student's choice. SESSION 5: Discovering Dynamics - singing loudly and softly. Concept: Enhancing the colour of your voice through dynamics, singing softly without constriction and singing loudly without strain. Repertoire of student's choice. SESSION 6: Legato (long phrasing). Concept: How to sing a smooth, long phrase within a song. Using the Vowel Technique for better quality singing and vocal line. Repertoire of student's choice. Total course cost original price $340 due to COVID-19, the full course is only $270 To apply or request further information write to ozsoprano@gmail.com or call 0413172449 during business hours. ABOUT THE TEACHER: Michelle Francis Cook is an Italo-Australian opera soprano who studied at the VCA (Post Graduate Diploma in Opera-Voice) and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Formazione (Young Artist Program of the Florence Opera). She trained throughout Europe with acclaimed voice teachers and Masterclasses. She has 20 years experience as a vocal instructor and coach. She was also head of the vocal department in Carro de Baco Theatre Academy in Barcelona Spain for 8 years. As a performer, Michelle has sung protagonist roles in various opera houses such as the Florence Opera, Puccini Festival Italy, Grand Teatro del Liceo Barcelona, Spain, and in France and Germany as well as in Australia. To see her full biography visit: http://michellefranciscook.com/en/

Contact Details

Michelle Cook


Send an eMailozsoprano@gmail.com

61 Murray Road Coburg
VIC 3058



Regions Serviced

Melbourne, Melbourne North, North Eastern Victoria, North Western Victoria


Teacher's Studio, Live Online Lessons

Instruments and Subjects


Aural Training, Harmony, Improvisation

Styles and Specialities

Classical, Modern, Music Theatre, Pop

Auditions, Performances, Repertoire


Lesson Format

One-on-One Lessons

Qualifications and Experience

VCA (Graduate Diploma in Opera (Voice), AMEB grade 5 piano, Maggio Musicale (Fl, Italy), Masterclass (Spain)


English, Spanish, Italian, basic German

Security Details

AA4A0C0A / ACIC number 124735

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Last updated: 27-Jun-2020 10:21 AM

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