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Can anyone recomend a trans-friendly singing teacher in Melbourne?

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I'm a pre-T trans guy, already a trained musician. I've always wanted to sing, and I figure while I'm going through hormone related changes I should look after my voice.

On that note, can anyone recommend a good vocal teacher in Melbourne?

Inner suburbs or public transport accessible preffered.

I like and perform in jazz, funk, soul, ska, reggae kind of styles, so a teacher geared more towards that would be preferable, but my main aims will be to develop a good male singing voice while my voice breaks from T.
asked Aug 16, 2011 in Arts & Entertainment by anonymous
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Welcome to ZBGC's Questions and Answers website smiley

We've passed your question onto our networks and hopefully you will get some responses out of this.

One organisation that may know of some singing teachers is the La Trobe Communication Clinic. They run speech therapy services for people who want to have voice therapy as part of their transition. You can look up their contact details in our Resources Directory.

Good luck!

answered Aug 16, 2011 by zbgc-qa-admin (8,150 points)
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The ALSO Directory is a directory "for gay, lesbian,bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer friendly businesses, support and community organisations" in Victoria. It sometimes lists singing teachers.

Check it out here:

answered Aug 16, 2011 by anonymous
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Hi there

I can recommend Emily Hayes as trans friendly.

The only publicly available contact I have right now is emilyhayes@email.com



answered Aug 16, 2011 by sallyg (560 points)
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answered Aug 16, 2011 by anonymous
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I can highly recommend Melinda Ceresoli. Broad training and experience and very supportive. www.melindaceresoli.com
answered Aug 16, 2011 by anonymous
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Pearly Rose Black is the Shiz!


answered Aug 21, 2011 by anonymous
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I second Sally's recommendation of Emily Hayes. She is a fantastic teacher, located in Brunswick.

She also facilitates several choirs.

answered Oct 6, 2011 by anonymous
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Hey there


I'm currently studying music and performance and looking to teach vocal lessons, i'm a pretty chilled out and relaxed person. I write my own music and i'm into all kinds of genres. email me if you're interesed. City Based. sm_ash__lee@hotmail.com
answered Apr 27, 2013 by anonymous
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Hi there, I reckon I could probably help you with your singing while the voice is in transition. Give me a holler on pearly@blackcherry.com.au if you haven't already found someone. I'm in Preston, No 86 tram is close. Cheers
answered May 7, 2013 by anonymous
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Hi there!

I'm definitely a trans-friendly singing teacher.  Here are my details.  I'm happy to give you a call for a chat if you are still interested in having lessons.

answered Jul 10, 2013 by anonymous