Alishas additional qualifications include full AMEB completion and AUSMusic Certificate IV in Music Industry Studies, with fully qualification under ANATS (Australian Association of Teachers of Singing) VMTA (Victorian Music Teachers Association), NATS, AMUSE and has a Working With Children check. To the side of her list of musical achievements, Alisha also event manages large music festivals within Melbourne and holds 2001 Young Citizen of the Year (Australia Day Awards) for music event management.
Alisha brings 20 years of singing performance and vocal coaching experience & 13 years dance/acting training to students at HOV.
Alisha teaches many students from beginners (of all ages) to students already working in the music industry, rebuilding technique, resolving strong vocal habits including inefficient mental/emotional patterns that block the voice, developing vocal style within original songs as well as preparing auditions.
Alisha has prepared singers from beginners to up to being awarded lead roles in major musical as well as singers up to being signed to a variety of national and international record deals, featuring in Rolling Stone and on major national tours including Splendour in the Grass, Falls Festival, Groovin the Moo, St Jeromes Laneway Festival and major international circuit SXSW.
Alisha is an expert coach for VCE Unit 1-4 with all her students in 10 years never receiving lower than a B+ with A/A+averages- knowing the exact training to ensure students success within this syllabus. Alongside this Alisha prepares many tertiary students in their Bachelor of Music/Performance or Songwriting across various institutions (Monash, Box Hill and Collarts) who receive High Distinctions/Distinctions from her preparation, alongside those studying in courses such as Theatre Blacks and Showfit .
All students whom completed their AMEB Certificates/VCE under Alisha’s guidance have received A/A+ averages in their results in both CPM & Singing for Leisure from Preliminary to Grade 8.
Other student successes have been in her singing students winning many major worldwide competitions as singer-songwriters and singers over the years, with recent competitions in 2020 being Permission to Shine (Rock Category) and Pop/Contemporary at WCOPA (World Championships of Performing Arts USA) prepared from our online school over COVID-19.
Alisha’s passion alongside performing includes developing HOV’s music based community, working closely with students to achieve successful musical outcomes and develop students self esteem, discipline, musicality, musicianship and sense of accomplishment.