Melbourne Music Teachers

Lucy Nicolson

Lucy Nicolson


Singing Lessons | Keyboard Lessons, Piano Lessons, Recorder Lessons, Ukulele Lessons | Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Drama Lessons, Music And Movement For Under Fives, VCE Music Exam Preparation

  • Qualifications: ACMM, Dip Of Orff Music Ed, Dip Ed.
  • Pricing: $22/20 mins, $33/30 mins, $44/40 mins, $55/50 mins, $66/60 mins
  • Styles: Classical, Contemporary, Broadway.
  • Suitability: Children and adults




36 Willow Rd

Frankston Vic 3199

03 97899978    0447009664


University Of Southern QLD: Diploma of Teaching & Learning  2015>20018 current

Australian Catholic University: Diploma Music Education ORFF: 2002>2004

Melba Conservatorium Melb: ACMM Dip of Music (4 years equivalent to Degree) 1978>1981

Cert Dalcroze Eurhythmics – 1980’s

Orff Schulwerk levels one & two (2002)

 Employment History:

Responsibilities : Instrumental Teaching : Voice, Piano, Recorder, Ukulele.

                 Singing/Piano teacher, choral conductor, ensemble director.

1978>1983 Barry Woodford’s Keyboard Circle

1993>1994 Australian Girl’s Choir

1981>1983 St Patrick’s Primary school Mentone

1994 National Children’s Choir of Australia

90’s John Paul College – Frankston

1995>1997 Yarrabah SDS – Special needs music sessions

2002>2006 Lavender Lane Child care centre. Preschool music & movement

2002>2004 Mt Eliza Nth – Primary

2002>2006 St Macartin’s Primary Mornington

2003 Green Cottage Children’s centre – Preschool

2004>2006 Padua College Rosebud campus – Secondary

2005>2006 Padua College Mornington campus (maternity leave contract)- Secondary.

2006>08 Woodleigh School-Minimbah – Primary.

2006>2011 St Leonards College-Cornish Campus – Primary & Secondary.

2007>2012 Flinders Christian Community College Carrum Down’s campus – F>12

2010 CURRENT Flinders Christian Community College Tyabb Campus – F>12

2014 CURRENT Padua College Tyabb – 7-10 Secondary.

Classroom Music Primary F>6

2014>2016 St John’s Primary School- Performing Arts- Music/Drama/Dance/Production,

2017 (maternity leave contract) St Macartin’s Primary Mornington – Perf Arts- Music/Dance

 Private Practice: 1980 onwards.

*Coaching for AMEB, ANZCA, Trinity and VCE exams.

*Audition preparation.

*Musical Direction and direction of community theatre musical productions.

*Conducting community choirs

*2016 Honorary Ambassador for SASI (Statewide Autististic Society Inc)- Advocacy

Languages :

Bi-lingual- fluent in English & Ukrainian

Working Knowledge of Russian, German, Italian, Czech and French

Performance History:


1986>1987- Victorian State Opera Chorus: Turandot, Chenier and Aida.

1985 Recording of Children’s educational songs for the Ukrainian Community

1986 solo album recording

 AWARDS: 1970>1990

Melba Memorial Scholarship

Austral Salon scholarship

Lieder Society scholarship

Sun aria finalist

Heinz Youth Aria Winner

 Aria’s won: Doncaster, Ringwood, Footscray, Mordialloc, Geelong, Hartwell, Bendigo, Warnambool, Korrumburra-Leongatha

 Two National Solo Concert tours: 1981 & 1990

 Operatic roles:

Monica “The Medium” Menotti

Elle  “The Human Voice” Poulenc

Flora “Traviata” Verdi

Katerina “Katerina” (Ukrainian Operetta)

Odarka “Zaporoszetz Za Dunay” (Ukrainian opera)

Leonore (understudy) “Fidelio” Beethoven

Zita The Puccini Story “Gianni Schicchi

Laura “Luisa Miller” Verdi

La Contessa “Andrea Chenier” Giordano

 Community theatre roles:

Mabel “Pirates Of Penzance” PLOS

Aline “The Sorcerer” Studio Players

The Duchess “The Gondoliers” Savoy

Kathy “The Student Prince”  DLOS

Patience “Patience/Bunthornes Bride”  G&S Of Vic

Zozo “The Merry Widow” G&S of Vic

Lillie Vanessi/Kate “Kiss Me Kate” MLOC

Katinka “Katinka” Ringwood

Aldonza “Man Of La Mancha” ASPECT

Felicia “Witches Of Eastwick” MLOC

Dolly “Hello Dolly” Diamond Valley Singers

 Contemporary Jazz Duo “Tremolo” performs in and around Melb metro

Teaching Info

10>15 mins Warm up excersizes: developing breathing techniques, Pitch and volume control, agility, Scales, arpeggios and Vocalises to expend range and develop tone quality. Solfege, Aural work and Sight reading, Theory and music appreciation. Repertoire work on varied style and genre. Audition preparation, VCE Coaching, Voice therapy.

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