We are heading into Week 5 of Term 2 – Half way through Term 2 which means we only have a handful of lessons until the Mid-Year Concert. I am looking forward to seeing everyone perform and to see the creativity that students will be bringing to the stage.
Following are Important Term 2 Dates and Information to take note of. Continue reading
The purpose of OVS is to provide equipment, resources and knowledge in an educational, productive and comfortable environment. Continue reading
2012 OVS End-of-Year
“Star Appeal – We all have it!” Concert
Act One opened with an inspiring poem “The Star is there Within You” written especially for the concert by Daniel Ivinson. The poem was proceeded by Ofelia’s performance of the Emmy Award winning song written by Albert Hammond and John Bettis and recorded by Whitney Houston for the 1988 Olympics, “One Moment in Time”. Continue reading
Congratulations to all student’s who performed at the 2012 OVS End-of-Year “Star Appeal… We all have it!” Concert.
Everyone looked amazing! It was great to see and hear you all perform. Your efforts definitely brought the Star Appeal to the stage.
Congratulations to the 2012 OVS Award Winners! Continue reading
If you have a sore throat, hoarse voice, are not contagious and can still function normally, you can still attend your lessons.
If you are ill and have a viral or bacterial infection, do not attend your lessons until you are in the all clear. If you have been on antibiotics, you can attend your lessons after 72 hours of being on antibiotics but only if your symptoms are getting better. Continue reading
Newly enrolled students will receive a complimentary OVS Introductory Welcome Pack which contains lesson materials and useful information.
Students are required to bring the following materials to each and every lesson where required: Continue reading
My first note to vocal students and to those of you considering undertaking vocal instruction is that developing into a better singer is a lot more in depth than just singing songs. It is the same concept as how you would go about learning to acquire any skill from learning to play a sport, drive a car, dance, play the piano etc. Learning how to do something well involves regular practise and repetition, understanding and application. Continue reading
Ofelia works as a Contemporary Vocal Coach and Performer. Ofelia received her formal qualifications at the Queensland Conservatorium where she attained a Bachelor of Music Majoring in Jazz/Contemporary Voice in 2001. Studying Vocal Pedagogy in her fourth year gave Ofelia a solid foundation to further develop her skills as a Vocal Instructor.
Ofelia trained under the following vocal instructors: Continue reading
Concert Date: Sunday 18th December, 2011
At every concert I host, I feel it important to share an important message with you based on my experiences. Here is the transcript of this year’s speech which was preceded with an original piece performed by OVS vocal student, Kaelyn Savea. Continue reading
I was born Ofelia Guizzon, the 2nd and youngest child to Velonika Lisi (nee Fatai) and Alessandro Guizzon in Yarloop, Western Australia, of paternal North Italian and maternal Tongan descent. Continue reading