Toni Zaffa is a local girl who got her break when she was cast in the “Soul Sister” role in Jesus Christ Superstar.
Producer Harry M. Miller wrote,
"Toni Zaffa has an extraordinary voice and is a credit to the industry".
Toni has performed with Louis Shelton (The Wrecking Crew, who was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame), Deni Hines, Jon Stevens (Noiseworks), Ian Moss (Cold Chisel), Renee Geyer, recorded with Kirk Pengilly (INXS), and Richard Clapton.
Toni moved to New York City, where she performed at Don’t Tell Mamma, Chicago Blues, Red Eye Grill, Tribeca Blues, The Duplex, and The Metropolitan Cafe with the David Letterman Band & Randy Brecker & The Brecker Brothers.
She has also toured Los Angeles, Bourbon Street, New Orleans, Denver, Colorado & Canada. She thrilled audiences from the Mississippi Delta to the explosive Off-Broadway shows on the streets of New York City, then returned home to be crowned "The Queen of the Noosa Jazz Festival".
Her unique approach incorporates extensive training from the world’s most renowned vocal coaches, including Celine Dion’s only vocal coach, the venerable Professor William Riley.
Toni delivers the latest auditioning skills honed from her rich and diverse experience auditioning on Broadway.
She completed her formal academic training at the Conservatorium of Music at Griffith University.
Toni teaches proven performance techniques and essential methods to protect vocal health.
She is an" A&R Consultant for Sydney based music and artist management company Caplice Management".
Toni was the Contemporary Vocal Coach at Sunshine Coast Grammar from 2013 to 2022 and Montessori International College from 2017-to 2020.
She teaches privately on the Sunshine Coast in Coolum and Caloundra and on Zoom if preferred.
Her unique methodology, holistic vocal philosophy, and auditioning skills bring invaluable insight and produce remarkable results for her students in all contemporary music genres.