Our Teachers

  • Rachelle

    STUDIO DIRECTOR AND VOCAL MENTOR
    Rachelle has been teaching voice and performance in Newcastle and the greater Hunter area since 2001. Through her years of teaching she has witnessed a growing demand for skilled, experienced and dedicated voice teachers who understand the individual requirements of each voice … read more →

  • Karyn

    VOCAL MENTOR
    Karyn Raftery has been working full-time in the music industry for over 28 years, as a professional singer, entertainment consultant, session singer, teacher and vocal coach. She has a Cert IV in Training and Assessment, and teaches Music Industry at TAFE NSW.

    Karyn is best known to many as… read more →

  • Marty

    VOCAL MENTOR
    Marty has been working full time in the music industry for over 20 years, performing all over Australia at various pubs, clubs, theatres, stages, entertainment centres, opera houses, stadiums, cruise ships and street corners.

    Marty has worked as vocal coach and backing vocalist on the first… read more →

  • Ali

    VOCAL MENTOR
    Alison has been teaching for over 14yrs, both in Sydney and Newcastle, and has her Levels I & II Course certificates in the Estill Voice Training System. She has also completed her Cert IV in Performance with ED5 International, and a Cert IV in Performance through Urban Dance Centre.

    In… read more →

  • Stephanie

    VOCAL MENTOR
    Stephanie has been involved in the entertainment industry for over 15 years as a performer, writer, director, session singer, music mentor and teacher.

    As a performer, Stephanie has appeared in over 40 theatre productions in the last 10 years, most recently as Philipa in Knock & Run The… read more →

  • Charlotte

    STUDIO ASSISTANT
    As our studio assistant, Charlotte keeps TVS humming; answering enquires and helping the teaching staff.

    She loves singing and has been a student at TVS for many years, focusing on her passion for musical theatre and classical voice. She¬†has participated in concerts and exams with the … read more →

  • Mat

    VOCAL MENTOR
    Mathew moved to Newcastle in 2002 to complete a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Newcastle. While studying Classical Voice with Christopher Allan, and Orchestral Conducting with Ian Cook, Mathew was also involved in several Operas and Musicals, worked as a voice tutor with the Departm… read more →