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Expertise Keywords

  • Contemporary commercial muisc singers
  • Contemporary gig singers
  • Contemporary music styles
  • Jazz Singers
  • One to One Pedagogy
  • Pedagogy

Subject Area Codes

  • Music Performance
  • Performing Arts and Creative Writing

Country Affiliations

  • Finland
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 20 (Other: 20)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Pedagogy 2 (7801QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Pedagogy 2 (7801QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy 1 (7811QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Performance Study 2 (Part 2) (2360QCM_P2)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Performance Study 2 (Part 2) (2360QCM_P2)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Performance Study 2 (Part 3) (2360QCM_P3)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Performance Study 2 (Part 3) (2360QCM_P3)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Performance Study 2 (Part 3) (2360QCM_P3)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Performance Study 1 (Part 2) (1360QCM_P2)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Performance Study 1 (Part 3) (1360QCM_P3)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Performance Study 3 (Part 2) (3360QCM_P2)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Performance Study 3 (Part 2) (3360QCM_P2)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Performance Study 6B (3360QCM_Y2)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Performance Study 3 (Part 1) (3360QCM_P1)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Performance Study 3 (Part 1) (3360QCM_P1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Performance Study 5B (3360QCM_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Performance Study 2 (Part 1) (2360QCM_P1)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Performance Study 2 (Part 1) (2360QCM_P1)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Performance Study 3B (2360QCM_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Performance Study 1 (Part 1) (1360QCM_P1)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Performance Study 1 (1360QCM_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy in Practice C (7469QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy in Practice C (7469QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Pedagogy in Practice B (7459QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Pedagogy in Practice B (7459QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Pedagogy 2 (7801QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Pedagogy 2 (7801QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy 1 (7811QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Performance Study 2 (Part 3) (2360QCM_P3)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2017.
  • Performance Study 2 (Part 3) (2360QCM_P3)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2017.
  • Performance Study 2 (Part 3) (2360QCM_P3)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2017.
  • Performance Study 1 (Part 3) (1360QCM_P3)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2017.
  • Awareness through Movement (7043QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2017.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy in Practice C (7469QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy in Practice C (7469QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Pedagogy in Practice B (7459QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Pedagogy in Practice B (7459QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy 2 (7801QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy 2 (7801QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Awareness through Movement (7043QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice C (7469QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice C (7469QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice B (7459QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice B (7459QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Pedagogy 2 (7801QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Musical Theatre 4 (2212QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Musical Theatre 6 (3212QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Pedagogy 1 (7811QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Supervisor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Awareness through Movement (7043QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Pedagogy in Practice C (7469QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Pedagogy in Practice B (7459QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Pedagogy in Practice B (7459QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Pedagogy in Practice A (7449QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Pedagogy 2 (7801QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Performance Study 4C (Jazz) (2782QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Performance Study 3 (Part 2) (3360QCM_P2)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Performance Study 3 (Part 2) (3360QCM_P2)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Performance Study 6B (3360QCM_Y2)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (4802QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Awareness through Movement (7043QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Pedagogy in Practice C (7469QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Performance Study 3C (2760QCM_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Performance Study 5C (3760QCM_Y1)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Pedagogy 2 (4801QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Pedagogy in Practice B (7459QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Performance Study 3C (Jazz) (2781QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Pedagogy 1 (7811QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Performance Study 8B (Jazz) (4382QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Pedagogy Internship 2 (7512QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Performance Study 4A (Jazz) (2282QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Performance Study 6A (Jazz) (3282QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (4802QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Performance Study 4B (Jazz) (2382QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (2842QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Performance Study 6B (Jazz) (3382QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (7402QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Pedagogy 1 (7811QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Pedagogy in Practice C (7319QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Jazz Vocal Ensemble (5935QCM)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Pedagogy 1 (2841QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 1 (2842QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Pedagogy Internship (7511QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (7403QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Pedagogy 2 (7801QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Pedagogy Internship 2 (7512QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Pedagogy Practicum 2 (4802QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Pedagogy 2 (4801QCM)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2011.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Background

Bio

Irene’s teaching centres on the development of healthy, sustainable singing technique and performance longevity for singers of all styles. Currently the Coordinator of Contemporary Voice and Vocal Pedagogy, Lecturer in Jazz/Contemporary Voice, Griffith University, Irene delivers training for postgraduate and undergraduate singers and teachers of singing.

Recognized internationally as a leader in the field of contemporary commercial music (CCM) styles and vocal pedagogy, Irene presents public workshops and speaker/keynote presentations at national and international conferences and symposia. She is a past Master Teacher for the Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing and a visiting lecturer to voice training institutions including: the Sydney Conservatorium, University of Tasmania, Central Queensland University, University of Otago (NZ), Massey University (NZ), National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Arts (NASDA, NZ) and the New Zealand National Singing School.

Irene’s present and past students have successful careers in the contemporary commercial music industry (inclusive of Jazz, Pop, Rock, Country, R&B and all associated sub-styles) as well as nationally touring Musical Theatre productions. Some of these working professionals are recipients of prestigious industry and academic awards including: multiple ARIA awards, three Bell Awards (Best Jazz Album), the National Jazz Award, multiple James Morrison “Generations in Jazz” Scholarships and a range of grants including Churchill Fellowships, The Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship, Lord Mayor’s scholarship, Artstart and the Dame Joan Sutherland Fund.

As both an independent artist and featured vocalist in small combo, big band and cabaret, Irene has an extensive and ongoing career singing across the full range of contemporary styles. In support of this enduring performance career her current research is focused on building a specific pedagogy for singers of contemporary commercial music styles. She is the author of three book chapters and numerous journal articles in singing voice and music education publications.
 

Awards and Honours

  • Award for Outstanding Service, Australian National Association of Teaching of Singing 2016 - 2016
  • Griffith Awards for Excellence in Teaching - Group Learning and Teaching Citation, Griffith University Queensland Conservatorium of Music 2014 - 2014

External service roles

  • Planning Committee National Meeting, Australian Voice Association 2016 - 2016
  • National Councillor/Board Member, Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing 2010 - 2016

Visiting appointments

  • Music Theatre Singing Voice Specialist, New Zealand Singing School 2005 - 2016
  • PhD Supervision Team, Sibelius Academy of Music (Finland) 2014 - 2016

Editorial roles

  • Editorial Board for Australian Voice Journal, Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing 2015 - 2016

External advisory roles

  • PhD Supervision Team, Sibelius Academy of Music (Finland) 2014 - 2016

Professional memberships

  • AVA Past Board Member/Current Member, Australian Voice Association 2005 - 2016
  • ANATS National Councillor/Board Member, Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing 2000 - 2016