Singing coach & Director for Multiplay Music Centre
Personal Artist information can be found at: www.jodiejoy.com.au
Live performance opportunities and coaching
Young Artist performance workshops
With over a decade of experience in the entertainment industry Jodie-Joy is a singer, songwriter and teacher with a powerful Soprano voice and impressive vocal range. Jodie commenced her formal training in music and classical vocals studyingwith Donald Sydney Smith O.B.E, director of voice at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music.
She undertook further musical and contemporary vocal studies with recognised teachers, Timothy Collins (Sydney McDonald College), Robin Donald (Advanced Vocal Techniques), and Lee Mc Crae training in the internationally recognised ‘Seth Riggs’ style of singing.
Jodie – Joy has eleven years of extensive dance training from jazz to ballet and has also trained in acting through workshops and live performance, which underpins Jodie’s rhythm, style and presence on stage as a teacher and performer.
Add to this traditional training, years of contemporary practice and experience, and the result is Jodie’s confident and dynamic vocal teachings, which simplifys things for her students and gets results. As a third generation singer (renowned operatic tenors father Rob Smith and grandfather Donald Smith OBE), Jodie has grown to fulfil her passion, her ambition….. her destiny
Her performance work is broad and extensive having brought her, numerous radio, television, musicals roles and also director of various casino, corporate and cabaret stage productions. Jodie has worked alongside many high profile acts (Daniel Jones of Savage Garden, Audius writer for Delta Goodrum and Paul McDermont of Good news week to name a few) and has toured internationally and nationally.
Jodie has continued to pursue her love of music, and shares it by teaching others, which has placed her in demand as voice coach at Australia’s Wonderland (ages 18 and up), for young talent at the (A.C.E) Australian College of Entertainment in Sydney (ages 5 and up), Bright stars Academy teaching ages 6 – 16 and with Multiplay Music Centre for private vocal and performance coaching (all ages). Jodie specializes in breathing, voice placement and performance presentation.
Jodie is a sought-after teacher and performer, combining an engaging personality and encouraging spirit with her knowledge of voice mechanics, breathing, phrasing and classical/pop styling. Her approach is to help vocalists free themselves mechanically and vocally to discover more passion, power, emotion and flexibility in their vocal expressions.
With a professional approach, 3 original album releases to her own artist name and versatile musical talents, Jodie-Joy’s abilities enable her to perform and teach across a variety of mediums.
These details were last updated on June 24, 2015