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  • Private Lessons

  • Duration

    Lessons are available in 30, 45, and 60 minute slots.

  • Principle Vocal Coach

    Lisa Lockland-Bell - $150 per hour

  • Senior Vocal Coach and Piano Teacher

    Dave Spicer - $150 per hour

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  • Intermediate Vocal Coach

    Beth Foad - $135 per hour

  • Piano, Voice and Music Theory Teacher

    Laine Loxlea-Dannan - $110 per hour

  • Associate Vocal Coach

    • Emma McGuire - $100 per Hour
  • Options

    We would love to make sure that you are with the right teacher for your level and needs, so please give us a call to arrange your lesson! 

At Performance Studios, your journey takes centre stage! Our commitment revolves around YOU – understanding your world, embracing your personality, and unfolding your unique story.

We are all professional singers and vocal coaches, so we get it! We understand that your voice, confidence and impact will have the most effect when you learn how to tap into your truth, and communicate the way you want, when it matters the most. The teachers at PS are here to hold your hand, nurture, love and support you as we teach you how.

We offer innovative and unique specialist training to teach you the specific skills you need to enjoy a long, healthy and most importantly happy career.

At Performance Studios, we pride ourselves on welcoming everyone to train, entertain and belong. We know that every human is special, and has a unique offering, and we want you to let go of your ego and step into your spirit.

With a wealth of experience and success spanning over 30 years, we have proven that this is what makes you stand out in a competitive industry.

The world is eager to see, hear, and feel the authentic YOU!

What’s Included...

  • Lessons tailored to you!
  • Development of Vocal Technique
  • Incorporation Vocal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Awareness Through Movement - Feldenkrais
  • Breathing and Support for Singing
  • Stagecraft and Delivery
  • Repertoire Expansion
  • Microphone Techniques
  • Recording Development
  • Live Performances
  • Branding, Artistic and Business Development

Developing Performers include…

  • Recording Artists
  • International Singers
  • Singers Songwriters
  • Musical Theater Performers
  • Classical Voice and Legit Musical Theatre Styles
  • Jazz Singers
  • Pop/Contemporary Singers
  • Professional Singers
  • Beginner Singers

You can be...

  • Any Age
  • Professional or Beginner
  • Preparing for Performance
  • In a Choir
  • Preparing for Audition
  • Carpool Karaoke Singer!
  • Shower Diva!
  • Just Having Fun!

Meet the Team

Principal Coaches

We are a rare blend of real-life talent, intuition, training and resilience. Our genuine and heartfelt style is focused on supporting you to FEEL, EXPRESS, and BE the best in the business.

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Lisa Lockland-Bell

Founder | CEO | Creative Director | Principal Vocal Coach

Lisa is the Founder and Director of Australia’s Performance Studios in the heart of South-East Queensland.

This one-of-a-kind elite performance space is the expansion of both Lisa and her Husband – Stewart Fleming's life work.  After the completion of formal studies and an extensive performance career both nationally and internationally, Lisa has developed a thriving vocal studio that was bursting at the seams, ready to step up to the next level.

Driven by a childhood dream to carry on her mentors legacy, Lisa’s journey has seen her transition from a world-class opera singer, 2 x time cancer survivor to becoming a globally renowned vocal coach who is creating award-winning artists.  She is known as a master who ensures singers achieve vocal excellence and thought leaders add value to every conversation. From the physical to the metaphysical right through to the spiritual, she is your one-stop vocal expert.

Fully committed to her own professional development Lisa has also gone to become an engaging Keynote Speaker,  National Adjudicator, ACCF Ambassador, Certified Deepak Chopra Practitioner, Mother of 3 grown-up children, Wife, and Community Leader.

In short, Lisa Lockland-Bell represents heartfelt leadership combined with the ability and focus to communicate her life experience across a broad spectrum of private coaching, media, stage, and audiences.

Lisa’s exclusive team are here for you and your career.  With a focus on a healthy mind and body first! They are here to help you tap into your truth, communicate with your voice how you want when you want.

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Dave Spicer

Contemporary Vocal/Instrumental Specialist 

Dave Spicer is an award winning pianist and vocalist with hundreds of recordings, television appearances, touring, radio and festival appearances to credit. In addition to being a finalist in the Australian National Jazz Awards - Australia’s most prestigious award he is also very active within the contemporary music scene in Australia and shares an equal love for performing and educating.

Music has taken Dave all around the globe and he is on call to play (and has played) with many of Australia’s leading artists. He has written for MGM, Warner Music and his commissioned works have been performed by small groups up to orchestras. His recorded music has been streamed millions of times and at times placed no1 on different charts.

As an Educator Dave has been teaching at Queensland Conservatorium of Music - Griffith University for the past 15 years. He has achieved double Masters degrees and his past students include Dami Im, Lenny Henry, Megan Washington, Tim Maddren (Hi-5), Elly Hoyt to name a few. He has delivered online lessons to 40,000 subscribers.

Dave is an official Kawai artist and plays Kawai instruments.

Core Performance Team

We are proud to have established a vibrant and high functioning team.  A hand-picked team to fit in with our core culture, values, and beliefs.  The Performance Studios "VIBE" is unique, ensuring everyone feels included, welcome and most importantly, safe and ready to thrive.

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Emma McGuire

Associate Vocal Coach

Emma has been singing since she was born but has been working as a professional gigging musician for years playing weddings, events and venues. In musical theatre she has played such roles as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde the Musical, Galinda in Wicked, Hedy LaRue in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun.
Emma has completed a Bachelor of Theatre (specialising in Music Theatre) at the Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music. She has participated in international voice/teacher trainings with Estill Voice International, BAST Training, and VocalizeU.
Also trained in Spiritual Hawaiian LomiLomi Massage, Emma is very focused on working holistically with the voice through body, mind, and spirit. This is what has drawn her to her work with Lisa. She has a love for working with people of all ages and bringing out their best qualities and strengths.
Emma wants her legacy to be LOVE, and can’t wait to bring this with her working with the Performance Studios family.
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Beth Foad

Intermediate Vocal Coach

From a very early age, Beth has been what can only be described as a thriving performer, with her passion for the stage beginning through dance and blossoming through music. With experience in Theatre, Pop, Contemporary, R&B and Jazz, Beth is an extremely versatile artist. As a recent graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, Beth has spent the last four years honing her skills under the mentorship of Australia’s finest Vocalists, Dr Irene Bartlett, our very own Dave Spicer, Kristin Berardi and Elly Hoyt. Beth has performed in venues all over Brisbane and Ipswich including Doobop Jazz Bar, QPAC’s Green Jam, the Brisbane Jazz Club, Studio 188, as well as private events. Beth has been involved in a number of vocal and instrumental ensembles over the years, most recently joining the Queensland Youth Orchestra Big Band on their tours of Far North Queensland, as well as their Annual Swing Dance nights and Disney Concert.  Beth has a fierce passion for Vocal Pedagogy and has completed her Master of Music Studies Specialising in Vocal Pedagogy.

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Laine Loxlea-Dannan

Piano and Music Theory Teacher

Laine has an absolute passion for music, theatre and art. Performance is Laine’s motivating force that has propelled her successful career and keeps her inspired. She is currently enrolled in a Doctor of Musical Arts at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University. She holds the qualifications of Master of Music Studies – Vocal Pedagogy Strand majoring in Contemporary Voice, a Graduate Certificate in Performance and a Diploma of Music majoring in Voice, and a second study in Composition.
She has a Double Diploma in Vocational Education and Training and Training Design and Development and a Cert IV in Training and Assessing. In the past Laine has had the pleasure of being the Operations Manager for the Hayward Street Theatre Performing Arts Centre, the Head of Music at the Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts (ACPA), the Head of Training and Singing at the Brisbane Academy of Musical Theatre (BAMT) and has taught at tertiary level as a singing and voice teacher for the Popular Music, the Musical Theatre, Under-Grad Jazz and the Post-Grad Vocal Pedagogy Department at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University.

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