Amanda began her career as an opera singer, songwriter, actress, and recording artist, and after graduating from the Victorian College of Arts Opera studio in 1986 went on to enjoy a 23 year solo career with all the major Opera Companies and Symphony Orchestras in Australia. Also a skilled and passionate vocal teacher, the past 33 years have seen her training train film stars like Hugh Jackman for Beauty and the Beast, Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor for Moulin Rouge, and prepare countless musical theatre stars and recording artists for a the international stage. She has also worked as vocal advisor to musical directors, pop artists, dancers, speech pathologists and yoga teachers. In 2004 Amanda took up the position of full time vocal coach for the Musical Theatre course at Lasalle College of the Arts Singapore going on to establish herself with all the major theatre companies of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea and Thailand. Amanda relocated back to Melbourne in 2013 to open Akasha Voice Studio where she conducts masterclasses, workshops, private tuition and life coaching.
Can Anybody sing- Getting the best out of the voice you have A colourful combination of theatrical training and rich and challenging life experiences make Amanda’s recently published book “Can Anybody Sing?-Getting the best out of the voice you have”, a powerful testimonial to decades of research into the physical, mental, and psychological barriers that prevent one and all claiming their true and authentic voice.
These details were last updated on June 30, 2015