PhD Candidate (USQ)
Certified Level I, II and III Somatic Voicework™ The Lovetri Method
Since 2010, Courtney has been a passionate educator in the field of contemporary commercial music, working as a specialist in both piano and voice. She has worked with students across a range of ages, at her home studio and within a number of schools throughout the Toowoomba region. Courtney has conducted lectures and training workshops with contemporary vocalists at the University of Southern Queensland, and New Hope Church Toowoomba.
Courtney will soon be commencing an academic appointment with the School of Arts and Communication, University of Southern Queensland. In her role, she will be working with students of the Journalism department, providing functional vocal training for the spoken voice.
Courtney is a professional member of the Somatic Voicework™ Teachers Association, and has held committee positions with the Toowoomba branch of the Queensland Music Teachers' Association (QMTA), including Committee Member (2016), President (2015) and Vice President (2014). Courtney served as Secretary for 11th Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference (2013).
Courtney is committed to bringing the cutting-edge of CCM pedagogy to her studio. She is passionate about developing a solid musical foundation in all her students, ensuring that they are skilled, confident and prepared to pursue success in whichever music path they choose. Her encouraging approach ensures that each lesson is an uplifting experience, where students can feel safe, supported, satisfied and valued.