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COACHING TEAM

Our coaches are here to bring out the best in your voice.

We specialise in working with adult singers of all levels and experience, including professional singers and voice users.

Book a Vocal Assessment with one of our directors to get  started.

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Tania Savelli
Director & Specialist Vocal Coach

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) - current

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry Performance

Estill Master Trainer Candidate

Vocology In Practice Authorised Instructor

Vocal Health First Aider

 With a wealth of coaching experience spanning across 20 years, Tania creatively combines her sound knowledge of voice science, vocal health and the performing arts to offer practical solutions to common vocal issues. She is a vibrant and devoted vocal educator specialising in working with young adults and adult voice users with clients describing her coaching attributes as professional, fun, knowledgeable, intuitive, encouraging and empathetic.

 

With a passion for holistic voice care, Tania is committed to continuous professional development and is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) at the University of South Australia, the process to becoming a qualified voice therapist. Tania has a special interest in vocal health for professional performers and is  experienced in coaching singers and voice users who have recently recovered from vocal injury.  Tania's strength lies in working through vocal health concerns with her clients and works in conjunction with voice specialising laryngologists, speech pathologists and voice physiotherapists. Tania is also a Vocal Health First Aider with Vocal Health Education (UK) 

Tania is an Estill Master Trainer Candidate and holds a Certificate of Figure Proficiency from Estill Voice Training.™  She greatly values the Estill Voice Training model which has complimented her own singing  for almost 15 years and is the underpinning for her teaching of vocal technique and voice function.

Tania's extensive coaching experience includes working with clients of all ages in varied educational settings. Tania has a coached as a part of the coaching team at the University of Adelaide's Bachelor of Musical Theatre degree for three years, Adelaide youth theatre company, Pelican Productions, teaching vocals for contemporary music students at TAFE SA as well as at countless

high schools and primary schools.

Tania is one of few authorised vocal instructors of Los Angeles based organisation Vocology In Practice; a global network of elite voice professionals and is also a member of the Australian National Association of Teachers of SingingThe Australian Voice Association, The Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare and a student member of Speech Pathology Australia.

Tania performance experience includes multiple performing arts settings such as live bands, corporate, cabaret and musical theatre. She is the founder and director of TS Entertainment Co. an Adelaide live entertainment company, home to the Adelaide Fringe award winning act The Three Little Sisters of which Tania continues to perform in and direct.  Past performance experience includes singing in her popular wedding vocal ensemble L'amour, who were recipients of 8 Australian Bridal Industry Association awards, including Top 5 Ceremony Music in Australia. Her musical theatre credits include playing the lead role of Helen of Troy in the Adelaide debut of Jon English's rock musical Paris.  She continues to work as a freelance singer for many Adelaide events and productions companies as a lead and backing singer as well as working on her new self-produced show The Aretha Hour, set to debut in 2022.

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Sadie Marie
Humphrey

Vocal Coach

Estill Certificate of Figure Proficiency - current

Bachelor of Music Performance Jazz Voice (Honours)

Vocal Health First Aider

Sadie is a singer originally from South London, England. She holds a Bachelor of Music Performance (Jazz Voice) from the Elder Conservatorium of Music and a Diploma of Music Performance completed at TAFE SA. Sadie has been under the mentorship of jazz vocalist Anita Wardell. She was one of many students to participate in the first jazz study tour through the Elder Conservatorium to New York and Washington. She has worked as a vocal coach for over 6 years through a variety of schools and music studios. 

 

Sadie has had years of performing experience at multiple venues across Adelaide including Adelaide Oval, The Convention Centre, The National Wine Centre, numerous wineries in the state and as a part of Adelaide Fringe Festival and Futuresounds Sidechain sessions. 

 

Sadie is passionate about helping singers of all ages reach their full potential and using music as a platform to express ones self. She is dedicated to enriching peoples lives through music, and is also qualified in music theory and is passionate about applying it practically though singing and vocal improvisation. Sadie is committed to her career development through vocal science and health. 

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Nicole Seneca
Vocal Coach

Estill Certificate of Figure Proficiency - current

Certificate IV in Music

Nicole Seneca’s passion for vocal coaching developed whilst  extending her own vocals and performance skills over the past 12 years.​ Nicole holds a Certificate 4 in Music Performance through The Adelaide College of the Arts, where she was mentored by some of Adelaide's most respected professional musicians. She has also completed Estill Levels 1 & 2 and has all relevant security checks and her First Aid Certificate.

Nicole believes in continuing to extend her expertise of the ever evolving field of vocology and currently trains under Tania Savelli and has been her personal student for the past 5 years.

She has performed at various settings in Adelaide as a soloist, duo singer, in a live band setting and in musical theatre. She has performed in various well known venues such as Nexus Cabaret, The Osmond Terrace Function Centre, The Jade Monkey, Fat Controller, Star Theatres and The Parks Theatre where she was cast as Marty in Grease The Musical and was also a performer for The Parks Youth Week, representing young talent.

Nicoles coaching strength lies in bringing out the confidence in young singers who want to learn contemporary voice technique and repertoire.

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Katrina Ryan
Director & Specialist Vocal Coach

Masters of Teaching (Secondary)

Bachelor of Music (Jazz)

Estill Master Trainer

Certified Kodaly Level One

Vocal Health First Aider

Katrina combines her unique skills as an experienced performer, educator and voice specialist to identify voice concerns and provide immediate solutions for her clients. Her knowledge and experience spans 30 years in the arts and education sectors. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Music, Masters of Teaching and Estill Voice Training (EMT).

Katrina is a joyful communicator who is skilled at achieving results with all ages and abilities. She has a passion for facilitating authentic self-expression and communication and offers both one on one sessions and group training. 

Katrina has the skills and expertise to assist clients to be more efficient and effective vocalists through the application of the latest voice science research. As an Estill Master Trainer, Katrina is keenly invested in vocal health practices, skilled at vocal analysis and evaluation. Her application of the Estill Voice Training ™ model and work with professional singers and working musicians sees them achieve success in managing their demanding vocal load and reducing the risk of vocal injury.

Katrina’s focus is diverse covering contemporary, jazz and musical theatre having coached across many educational sectors. Katrina has coached as part of the vocal team at University of Adelaide’s Jazz Department, Adelaide youth theatre company Pelican productions as well as several independent schools including Saint Ignatius’ College and St Michaels College South Australia. Currently a member of the ANATS South Australia committee, Katrina upholds its philosophy to connect, educate and support all singing teachers.

Katrina’s extensive performing experience saw her achieve national recognition as lead singer of Etypejazz. Her performance career included working in the live music scene throughout Adelaide, festivals, support for international artists and corporate and private functions. Etypejazz recorded and independently released 11 albums throughout their career to critical acclaim and toured extensively throughout Australia and internationally. Her career highlights include touring with G'day USA in LA and New York in 2008 and 2009, sold out Fringe and Cabaret shows, Carols by Candlelight, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra performance conducted by Maestro Tommy Tyco and supporting international artists such as Sting during his Symphonicity Tour. Katrina’s recent shows have included Songs of Classic Hollywood with esteemed Musical Director Kym Purling and international jazz vocalist Anita Wardell.

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Gianna Guttilla
Vocal Coach

Estill Certificate of Figure Proficiency - current

Bachelor of Music Performance Classical Voice

Gianna Guttilla is an Adelaide-based soprano currently undertaking an honours in a Bachelor of Music (Classical Voice) at the Elder Conservatorium, under the vocal tutelage of Cheryl Pickering. Having previously trained with Vocal Hub director Katrina Ryan, her passion for singing began at a young age, having performed in a variety of musicals and other theatrical performances including jazz, music theatre, pop, gospel, choral and classical musical styles. Gianna was delighted to have been the 2018 recipient for the Robert Whinham Prize for the best interpretation of an operatic aria, as well as the 2019 and 2020 recipient for the Adelaide Choral Society Prize. Gianna was also a member of the chorus and understudy for the role of the Sorceress in the State Opera of South Australia’s 2018 production of Dido and Aeneas.

 

Additionally, Gianna was recently invited to join the Golden Key International Honour Society in recognition of being in the top 15% of high achievers in her degree. As well as performing, Gianna is an educator who is passionate about music and vocal development, working as a singing teacher and vocal educator at various schools around Adelaide, as well as with the Jones Juniors for Gospo Enterprises. 

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Mikala Wood
Vocal Coach

Bachelor of Music - current

Diploma of Music Performance

Certificate IV in Music Theatre

Mikala Wood is a singer and actor based in Adelaide’s north.  She is a graduate of the Brisbane Academy of Musical Theatre, however she is born and raised in Adelaide, and moved back after completing her Certificate IV in Musical Theatre.  As someone who has trained and performed both locally and interstate, she is passionate about helping others discover their voice and having access to training and performance opportunities no matter who you are or where you’re from.

 

Mikala has had vocal training since the age of 12, and became familiar with the Estill Voice Training in 2015 when working with vocal coaches Rosie Hosking and Catherine Withers.  She has also completed the ‘Vocal Educator Toolkit’ with Vocalab, and is committed to further developing and sharing her understanding of the voice.

 

Mikala holds a Diploma of Music Performance from the Adelaide College of Arts and is currently studying a Bachelor of Music through Tabor College. She teaches weekly ‘DramaRama’ Acting classes at the Gawler Youth Space, regularly performing in local venues and events with her duo, Acoustic Amigos and various bands, including the monthly live-streamed show ‘Streaming Not Screaming’ with Dave Gleeson (The Screaming Jets/Angels) and Crafty at the Governor Hindmarsh.

 

Mikala is a passionate performer and educator, and is grateful to have the opportunity to help others grow their confidence, in a fun and warm environment.

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Nadia Votino
Studio Manager & Vocal Coach

Estill Certificate of Figure Proficiency - current

Nadia began singing and dancing classes at a young age.  At the age of eleven she was selected as a member of the Young Talent Team Adelaide, where she had the opportunity to perform all over Adelaide doing live performances and television appearances. Employed by Mighty Good Productions, she performed for corporate events, pantomimes and stage shows. A highlight of her career was supporting Tom Jones during his Adelaide tour and performing in Disney shows from 1996 to 1999. 

In 2016, Nadia was introduced to Estill Voice Training where she has gained significant knowledge in vocal technique. She is working towards achieving her Estill Certificate of Figure Proficiency.

Nadia’s specialities include teaching primary age students, vocal health, performance artistry, choreography and audition preparation.  She is passionate about teaching and believes  in the power of music to instil happiness and confidence in all children .

Nadia was the principal educator of the VHK Voice & Music Academy. Established 15 years ago, this program continues to provide the musical and vocal foundations required to  go onto further vocal study. Nadia is now the Vocal Hub Kids studio manager.

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Louisa Vilinne
Vocal Coach

Bachelor of Music Theatre - current

Estill Certificate of Figure Proficiency 

Louisa is a singer and actor from Singapore and a scholarship recipient at the Elder Conservatorium of Music's Bachelor of Music Theatre programme in Adelaide. Prior to moving to Australia, Louisa worked extensively with children aged 6 months to 6 years at an international preschool as an Assistant Music Specialist. She has also worked as a singer/trainer for The A Cappella Society, conducting a cappella and singing workshops for primary and secondary school students island-wide. Louisa's performing experience includes singing in professional musicals and opera productions by Singapore Repertory Theatre and New Opera Singapore, as well as performing in Hong Kong's Tuen Mun Arts Festival with a cappella group, Urban Harmony. 

 

Louisa has a strong interest in voice science and vocal health, and holds a Certificate of Figure Proficiency from Estill Voice Training. Apart from singing, Louisa is also an experienced pianist trained in classical piano and music theory up to Grade 8 level. Louisa is also a qualified yoga instructor. Louisa is passionate about working with children and she strongly believes in nurturing creativity and compassion, empowering them through music and singing to develop confidence, self-regulation, and a lifelong passion for music.