The Simon D'Aquino Piano Vocal Studio offers piano lessons and singing lessons at 3a Glover St Heidelberg Heights. Lessons are suitable to students of all abilities from school age and up. Simon has successfully taught complete beginners and many professionals wanting to sharpen their technique. Simon has over 10 years experience as a teacher and performer and is able to provide simple down to earth instruction for beginners or great insight to improve a more advanced performers technique or performance. Learn the correct technique from the beginning in warm and supportive environment.
Simon is an experienced and passionate teacher. He has over a decade of experience teaching students of all ages and skill levels. After graduating the AMEB grading system as a pianist, Simon went on to become a certified singing teacher with Speech Level Singing and the Institute for Vocal Advancement. He has undergone training with leading teachers and musicians from New York, Vancouver, Moscow, Las Vegas, Perth and Melbourne. As a professional musician, Simon also brings real life performing experiences to every lesson.
Simon estimates he has played close to 1000 performances. He has worked as a professional musician around the country, overseas, sailing on cruise ships and played to audiences of thousands of people.
His career has seen him employed professionally as an accompanist, musical director in theatre, choral conductor, pit musician in opera and musical theatre, ballet and contemporary dance repetiteur, keyboardist and vocalist in rock bands, cabaret pianist, jazz pianist, drummer, percussionist, trumpet player, guitarist and orchestral conductor.