Vocal & Piano Teacher
Contemporary, Classical, Folk
Instruments and Levels
Singing– Beginner to Advanced
Able to teach lessons speaking and/or training students to sing in the following languages :Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Italian, French and German.
Piano – Beginners
Ages I Teach
- Preschool ( 3- 5 years)
- Juniors (5-12 years)
- Teens (13-19 years)
- Adults (19 +)
I have taught adults and children to develop their voice, and sing in different languages. I am experienced at teaching good pronunciation while singing.
I also run classes in:
- Songwriting & Composition
- Church Music
I teach students in my Home Teacher Studio in Heidelberg Heights, VIC
I travel to student’s homes around my area to teach,
I teach lessons from my own studio online via our easy to use Zoom connection, so students have the convenience of playing their own instrument, in their own home.
A BIT MORE ABOUT DIANA
How I Teach & My Teaching Philosophy
My Favourite Artists, Bands, Composers, Pieces of Music
I like Verdi and his operas like Traviata. I like musicals by Andrew Lloyd Weber, Gilbert and Sullivan, I like Luciano Pavarotti and his Italian songs, like O Sole Mio, also Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, Celine Dion, Placido Domingo, Barbara Streisand, Anne Murray, John Farnham, Gypsy Kings, also Bulgarian Folk music.
My Performing Experience
I have sung with pianists, orchestras, and bands.
As a child I sang in Choir “Bodra smyana”, Bulgaria
I am a Soloist in the Bulgarian Church in Melbourne
I was a Vocalist in “Kavalcade”, Bulgarian folk music band – performed at Woodford Festival, St Kilda Festival, Maldon Festival, Brunswick Street Festival.
Chorus in “La Traviata”, Melbourne Opera Company 2009
Chorus in “The Merry Widow”, Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Victoria 2009
Solos in Gilbert and Sullivan operettas with a semi-professional group in Melbourne – 20010-2013.
Concert for 10 best buskers in Melbourne – 2010. I sang “Habanera” from Carmen by Bizet
Member of the Melbourne Philharmonic Choir – 2010-2013. Sang a solo of Vivaldi’s Gloria in August 2013.
I have been performing solo concerts in Bulgaria – eg. 2014, at the Anthroposophy Convention in Varna, where I sang an aria from the opera Samson and Delilah by Saint-Saens.
I was part of a concert with Vidin’s Simfonieta’s orchestra at the Baba Vida Fortress at Vidin, Bulgaria., July 2015.
“The singer” – my own cabaret show using opera and musical pieces, telling the story of a woman’s life and her development as a singer – performed at Lyndarum Lifestyle village, Epping, Victoria, in 2017.
Chorus in “Otello” by Rossini, Melbourne Opera Company, 2018.
Repertoire from concerts and productions at the National Musical Academy in Bulgaria –
1.Scene from “The Tales of Hoffman” by Offenbach. 2. Handel’s Messiah solos.
3. Von Ewiger Liebe & Die Mai Nacht, Brahms. 4. Ombra Felice, concert aria by Mozart. 5. Il Segreto per Esser Felici, from “Lucrezia Borgia” by Donizetti. 6. Mother’s Aria, by Parashkev Hadjiev. 7. Va l’error mio palesa, from Mitridate, by Mozart. 8. Berta’s aria, The Barber of Seville, Rossini.
9. Marcelina in Suzanna’s duet from “The marriage of Figaro by Rossini. 10. Olga’s and Tatyana’s duet from “Evgeni Onegin” by Tchaikovsky. 11. Moy Angel, moy geniy, moy drug, Tchaikovsky. 12. Sgomra e la Sacra Selva, from “Norma” by Bellini.13. The role of the mother and grandmother in “Little Red Riding Hood” by César Cui – production directed by Christopher Holman. 14. “Dove sei” from Rodelinda by Handel.