Meet your coach
Matt Ward principal vocal coach
Principal vocal coach, Matt Ward, is regarded as one of the most sort after vocal coaches in Queensland. As a vocal coach, Matt has the innate ability to diagnose a singers problem within minutes and provide the nesessary "tools" to get results fast. Most students notice results within in their first lesson.
His clients range from musical theatre professionals to solo recording artists to punk/rock bands. They have been featured on The Voice Australia, Australia's Got Talent and signed to international record labels. They have also featured in lead roles in musicals such as Cats, Annie, The King and I, The Sound of Music & the upcoming Australian productions of Aladdin & Matilda the musicals.
Matt's technique allows students to increase their vocal range by over an octave. He shows students how to free their voice from constriction and restraints, remove the need to strain or reach for high notes and to vocalise with a connect tone from the bottom of the voice (chestvoice) to the top (headvoice) while allowing a singer to truly focus on his or her own style.
A former Speech Level Singing Instuctor, Matts teaching career has seen him travel to New York, Los Angeles, London and Sydney where he has worked with and studied under-some of the worlds leading vocal coaches including: Seth Riggs- Founder of SLS & vocal coach to Michael Jackson & hundreds of Grammy winners: Dean Kaelin- Inernational vocal coach: Dave Stroud-American Idol tour vocal coach & vocal coach to Adam Lambert, Demi Lovato & Adrienne Angel- vocal coach to CHER and Bernadette Peters.
As well as teaching privately, Matt has worked as vocal director on Cabaret- the musical, vocal coach to Ikin Dance Australia full time dance course, Guest lecturer at leading local performing arts schools including GCTT (Gold Coast Triple Threat), The Harvest Rain Theatre Company intern programm, New York based program Making It On Broadway & currently Matt is the Artisitic Director & Vocal Coach of The Performers Studio.
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"I feel extremely lucky to have been introduced to Matt Ward and to have him on my team of amazing people helping me during this busy time. Not only is Matt a great teacher, but he has a lot of practical, personal experience as a singer/actor and performer. He has helped me immensely with the voice break, as he has been through that change himself and understands exactly whats happening to my voice. I was able to increase my range in a very short amount of time with Matt’s tuition. He has been amazing, and has always given me the kind of professional treatment and personal attention that has increased my confidence as well as my ability."
“ After just 2 lessons with Matt Ward, my voice feels freer, more agile and I feel like I am not working so hard to reach both top and bottom end of my range. Being a working singer, you can fall into habits and not realise just how much your real voice gets lost. Matt is helping to find my true voice again, and for this I thankyou from the bottom of my vocal chords “ - Charne Louise