‘Singing was immediately so much easier’: Michaele Archer on meeting world-renowned vocal coach Robin de Haas

She calls him a “brilliant human”. He calls her “an operatic Marilyn Monroe”. As Central Coast Conservatorium singing teacher Michaele Archer prepares to welcome her mentor - world-renowned Swiss voice coach Robin de Haas to Gosford - for the Australian premiere screening of a documentary about his life and a Breathing Coordination masterclass on November 29 and 30, Geraldine Cardozo spoke to the pair about how they met and how their methodology can help everyone - from singers to CEOs.

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Celebrations all round at Central Coast Conservatorium of Music Allen Family Scholarship Finals

There were plenty of celebrations at Central Coast Conservatorium’s Supporters Concert featuring the Allen Family Scholarships Finals on Sunday 12 November with three students taking home top prizes as the Con marked its 40th Birthday. 

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Read more about the article 2024 Central Coast Conservatorium Competitive Scholarships announced
Central Coast Conservatorium Scholarship recipients (clockwise from top left) Jerome Drobot, Elana Sydenham, Mia Cross, Monika Sydenham, Noah Taylor and Dana Hamilton.

2024 Central Coast Conservatorium Competitive Scholarships announced

Congratulations to all the students who participated in the scholarship auditions for the 2024 Central Coast Conservatorium of Music Competitive Scholarship auditions held on Saturday 28 October at Robert Knox Hall. 

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Read more about the article Central Coast Conservatorium students take to the stage to boost children’s access to music education
Spring Sounds performers (l-r) Xavier Cardozo, Elana Sydnham, Noah Peres, Emma Deed and Krys Cox (front)

Central Coast Conservatorium students take to the stage to boost children’s access to music education

Four Central Coast Conservatorium of Music students are coming together for a special Spring Sounds concert to help give disadvantaged children around Australia better access to a music education.

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Read more about the article Violinist Kaito Deed wins Prodigies Concerto Competition
Clockwise from left: Kaito Deed with teacher Karina Hollands; Kaito performing with Symphony Central Coast; Finalists Kaito and Minjy Lee (front row, third from left) with supporters.

Violinist Kaito Deed wins Prodigies Concerto Competition

Violinist Kaito Deed has won the Symphony Central Coast Prodigies Concerto Competition with his performance of the 1st movement of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major. 

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