Certified Instructor for The Institute for Vocal Advancement, Bachelor of Arts (Music Industry), Advanced Diploma of Popular Music Performance, Working With Children's Check
Sing Space welcomes singers of every age and skill level, offering affordable singing lessons of the highest standard right in the heart of Camberwell.
Our teachers, Germaine McCarthy and Devin de Araujo, are both highly qualified, professional singing teachers. They each have over a decade of performance experience, with a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share with their students.
Please read below for more information about Germaine and Devin.
About Germaine McCarthy:
Possessing a passion for singing for as long as she can remember, Germaine began performing and recording at the age of 15. For over a decade Germaine has been a regular on the Melbourne music scene, having worked extensively as a lead and backing vocalist with various bands and musical projects.
Obtaining an Advanced Diploma of Popular Music Performance from JMC Academy, Germaine furthered her studies at RMIT University, completing a Bachelor of Arts (Music Industry) in 2006.
Germaine is a certified instructor for The Institute for Vocal Advancement (IVA). She is required to attend regular training events and undergo annual testing to maintain her IVA Technique certification, ensuring that she is constantly at the forefront of the best in vocal tuition.
While enjoying a full time career in teaching Germaine still finds time to perform regularly with Melbourne based corporate band Heatwave. Her involvement in Heatwave has seen her perform at prestigious venues such as Federation Square, The Forum Theatre and Eureka Tower.
About Devin de Araujo:
Devin was drawn to music from an early age. Wanting to immerse himself, he took up the saxophone in his early high school years, and later moved on to the guitar. His enthusiasm for playing live music saw him form several bands whilst at University in his hometown of Brisbane.
Shortly after completing his studies he took the plunge and moved to Melbourne. During this time his two-piece band Udays Tiger received substantial airplay on radio stations such as Triple R, PBS and Triple J. Devin’s band have toured the east coast of Australia supporting the likes of DZ Deathrays, Violent Soho, The Mess Hall and the U.K band The Blood Red Shoes.
Committed to his musical education he began training with Germaine at Sing Space in early 2011. After years of dedicated study, Devin made the decision to follow his passion for singing and pursue a profession in teaching. In 2015 Devin was welcomed into IVA as a student teacher. As part of his studies he is required to train with IVA Master Teachers, attend workshops and teacher training events, as well as sit regular examinations.
Devin has a strong work ethic built on dedication, integrity and hard work. For Devin, singing is both a passion and a professional pursuit which has been a part of his life for the past 15 years. Being an experienced singer and a multi-instrumentalist, Devin brings with him an endless supply of enthusiasm along with a wealth of knowledge and experience both off stage and on.
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These details were last updated on August 15, 2016