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Vocal Pedagogue, Music Teacher
Eddie Gazani has been performing as a professional singer and guitarist for more than 17 years.
He has taught voice, guitar and music theory throughout his career. He is an expert in the practice of singing performance and technique: from classical to jazz, pop to musical theatre, but also rock and world music. He also teaches improvisation, harmony and vocal arrangements.
His experience includes the teaching of individual students on a one to one basis as well as small groups, right through to larger groups of mixed instrument tutoring. He has taught students of all ages ranging from 7 years old to 60 years old, and has also prepared and taken many students successfully through musical exams.
He has been the musical director and producer of countless musical projects; from stage bands, jazz ensembles, vocal choirs to world music projects. He has had the chance to perform and run voice, guitar and music workshops nationally and internationally.
He has been awarded a Master of music studies from the Griffith Conservatorium, specializing in vocal pedagogy. He also holds a Certificate in Jazz Voice from the Griffith Conservatorium where he has studied under Irene Bartlett. Eddie also attained a Certificate of music technology from the City of Westminster college of Music in London.
In the early 2000’s, Eddie has studied classical voice with Sabrina Mogentale, an Italian soprano whose engagement with Torino Opera makes her one of best classical voice educators in Italy. He has also studied theory, harmony and arrangement with Tony 7 Cordas, one of the most respected musical directors and arrangers in Brazil to date.
Eddie has attended numerous master-classes including classes with Australian Jazz singer Michelle Nichole and modern Jazz guru Hermeto Pascoal.
2015 - Master’s degree of music studies from the Griffith Conservatorium. Specialisation in vocal pedagogy.
2013 - Undergraduate Certificate in Jazz Voice from the Griffith Conservatorium where he has studied under Irene Bartlett.
2000 - Certificate of music technology from the City of Westminster College of Music in London.
Professional Teaching Experiences
Voice & Music studio, Stafford, QLD
Voice, Guitar, Piano and Bass tutor 2009 - 2015
University of Queensland’s guitar department, QLD
Brazilian music workshop facilitator in partnership with Mike Bevan from the Adelaide Conservatorium. Organised by Karin Schaupp. 2015
Griffith University - Queensland Conservatorium of music, QLD
Classical crossover program- teaching classical students how to sing contemporary 2014
Queensland University of Technology, QLD
Brazil Workshop facilitator with Qmuso Orchestra
Arranged music, rehearsed and conducted 40 piece orchestra trough a festival performance 2014
Rivoli music Festival, Turin, Italy
Brazilian Jazz workshop facilitator 2008 - 2010
Voice, Health and Technique workshop facilitator 2010 - 2012
The Rhythm studio, Everton park, QLD
Voice, guitar and composition tutor 2005 - 2007
Private Vocal coach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Voice technique and performance tutor and music arrangement techniques and harmony tutor 2004
Primary and High School Music Teacher, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tutored children from five years old to sixteen years old. The classes included group singing, instrumental instruction, introduction to music theory and intermediate music theory 2003 - 2004
Private Music School Teacher, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Developed a variety of Educational Music Programs to adapt to the students’ needs 2002
Coordinator Contemporary Voice and Vocal pedagogy
Head Jazz Vocal studies
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith
Associate Lecturer in Jazz and world music ensemble
Instrumental Music Qld Conservatorium of Music