Rebekah is an experienced vocalist and gigging musician who is passionate about equipping students with the skills to be successful in the music industry. She provides 1 to 1 and group tuition in voice, keyboard, music theory and songwriting at her studio in Clonmel and online. Voice training is informed by artistry, technique and voice science and keyboard lessons focus on improvisation and music theory.
Equipt with more than 20 years of performing experience including 10 years at Pamela Keely Stage School where she trained as a singer, dancer and actor. Her journey as an original artist was kick-started in 2009 while recording at Universal Studios under the guidance of Bedlam Management’ Steve Abbott (formerly Jeff Buckley's Tour Manager). Inspired by this she started writing and performing as lead vocalist with her band She Speaks, before releasing a self-titled debut album in 2016, Rebekah has performed professionally at venues and theatres nationwide.
She has studied voice under the guidance of some of the top vocal coaches in Ireland and abroad. Her qualifications include two music Diplomas from DIT (Dublin Institute of Technology) and BIMM (British and Irish Modern Music) Dublin, a Diploma in Performing Arts and a Diploma in Events Management and she is currently studying Popular Music (BAPM Voice) at MTU CSM (Munster Technological University, Cork School of Music).
Her diverse background, alongside her passion for helping people improve and her commitment to professional development, is what makes her stand out as a music teacher.
Other training includes The Vocology in Practice Pathway 2020-21, The Virtual Voice Forum 2020, VIP (Vocology In Practice) 2018, 2019, 2020, Estil Voice Training 2019, Music & Dyslexia 2018, BAST (Be A Singing Teacher) 2017.
'My mission is to give you the tools you need to uncover your authentic voice' - Rebekah
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Caoimhe is an accomplished pianist and musician from Clonmel. She has been playing the piano for 11 years during which time she has completed her grade 7 exam, gigged as an accompanist for weddings as well as other events and has been on stage many times through musical theatre groups. She is also the go-to person for anyone looking for an accompanist for Junior or Leaving Cert practical exams. She played the trumpet with Bana Cluain Meala for 6 years and was also a member of the Clonmel Concert Band. Coaimhe has been teaching piano for the past 3 years and is currently preparing for her grade 8 exam which was postponed due to COVID-19.
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Gev Barrett has been teaching drums for over 10 years and is a full-time professional drummer based in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. He currently teaches out of his own school based in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary and works as a freelance drum tutor also. He currently drums with Crow Black Chicken and Jazz Trio Electric Orfeo. Gev has recorded on 7 albums and multiple EP’s, touring extensively in the UK and Europe, most notably opening up for ZZ Top live at Marquee in Cork and performing on the BBC Introducing Stage at Glastonbury. Gev has worked with and shared the stage with many legends over the years including artists like, ZZ Top, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Philip Donnelly ( Nancy Griffith, Everly Brothers ) to name a few and working with producers like Philip Magee ( Kodaline, Aslan, The Script ) George Reiff ( Tedeschi Trucks Band ).
Gaining from his experience of touring and recording he has developed a lesson plan which can be adapted to help each student progress in their preferred field of drumming, from rudimental drumming to styles like Rock, Jazz and Latin.
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