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Nadine Manion

General Details

BCA: Music and Drama, Anatomy and Physiology Diploma, Music Teachers NSW Accreditation, Estill Level 1 & 2 Certification

With a celebrated career spanning more than 17 years as both a performer and teacher, Nadine Manion’s diverse skill set and experience as a singer is beyond question. Her vast knowledge and deep passion for music is supplemented by remarkable technical ability and extensive contemporary and classical training.

Nadine is currently a respected Contemporary Voice Lecturer, Rap Studies Lecturer and Vocal Health/Voice Disorder Specialist at the prestigious JMC Academy University.

From 2011-2016, Nadine was been head vocal teacher and studio director at Elite Vocal Academy – a successful contemporary music studio located on the Central Coast, NSW.

Nadine’s own tertiary training began at the Canberra School of Music under a two-year vocal scholarship with jazz great Gery Scott. She has completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts: Performance (majoring in Music and Drama) at Wollongong University, where she developed an interest in vocal health.
She holds a Anatomy and Physiology Diploma and is currently undertaking a Speech Pathology degree at Newcastle University. Her qualifications also include Estill Level 1 & 2 and a Music Teachers NSW Accreditation.

There are very few genres of music that Nadine has not performed at a professional level. As lead vocalist for The Blockrockers, she supported national and international acts such as Sneaky Sound System, The Stafford Brothers, Kid Kenobi, Bang Gang DJs and The Boogie Pimps. Nadine currently fronts her own duo/trio and sings with The Motor City Syndicate, a Sydney-based Motown/Soul group. Testament to her versatility, she has also previously performed in a Fleetwood Mac tribute show, 18 piece big band and Andrew Sisters tribute act. She played the lead role of Maggie in the NIDA musical ‘Midlight’ at NIDA and founded a professional contemporary musical theatre company Off-Broadway Productions Australia.

Nadine has completed countless professional development courses and regularly attends industry accredited workshops to ensure her teaching knowledge is in line with contemporary understandings, advancements and techniques. She holds a seat on the Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing National Council and is the Central Coast representative and NSW Secretary of the ANATS NSW Committee.

These details were last updated on June 24, 2017