Singing Lecturer


Michael graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) with a Bachelor in Music Theatre in 1999 and has a Diploma in Music Composition.

He is a singer, pianist, actor, composer and musical arranger. Michael has been nominated for two Green Room Awards, one being for Best Supporting actor for his performance as Bob Crewe in Jersey Boys.

He appeared in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, the Australian and Japanese tour of We Will Rock You!, the original Australian cast of Shout! and was in the original workshop for the Australian musical Prodigal.

Michael has performed cabaret at Sydney’s legendary Showqueen at the Supper Club and for Kookaburra’s Up Close and Musical series. His acclaimed one man cabaret shows In Vogue: Songs By Madonna and Sweet Dreams: Songs By Annie Lennox have delighted critics and audiences right across Australia and beyond to New York, Auckland, Edinburgh, Hong Kong and London.

Griffiths has also been nominated for Best Cabaret at Perth Fringeworld and been a regular highlight at the world famous Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

Private Singing Tuition (Open)

At Ovation Centre of Performing Arts our singing programs are world class. We are passionate about singing and performance and specialise in private singing sessions with a strong focus on singing within musical theatre and pop contexts. Our instructors are here to assist you with all your singing needs.

We cater for all types of singers and performers, from professionals to those singing for fun or beginning. The underlying approach is that creating strong technique and numerous performance opportunities build confidence and the skills required to pursue professional careers. 

In your private sessions you will continue to work on your vocal technique, expand and develop an extensive musical repertoire, improve pitch, prepare for auditions, enhance your performance skills and develop a flexible vocal technique.

Students get the opportunity to show what they have learned in the performance arena along with getting to work with the nation’s leading singing experts and linked directly to professional industry experience.


Singing Subjects Covered

  • The fundamentals of Singing
  • Voice Pedagogy 
  • Critical studies in Musical Theatre
  • Breathing and technique
  • Music Theory for Singers
  • Music, Drama & Character
  • The structure of sung theatre
  • Music, text and the score
  • Character, emotion and sound
  • Innovative cabaret 
  • Scales & singing exercises
  • Voice Skills

*this course includes an extensive range of practical singing units

Singing Info

AGES – 5-14yrs
DURATION – 30min
TERM LENGTH 10 Weeks (based on School Terms)
CONTACT PERSON – Kristi-Lee Kalendra

AGES – 14-17yrs+
DURATION - 1 hrs
TERM LENGTH 10 Weeks (based on School Terms)
CONTACT PERSON – Kristi-Lee Kalendra 

Recommended Background: Nil

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m: 0416 011 643

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