SHARON YEARSLEY - SINGING, PIANO & KEYBOARD WELLINGTON MUSIC TEACHER
Sharon has a Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours in voice performance from the University of Auckland. She has several years experience in teaching voice, keyboard, barbershop and choirs both privately and in schools. She also has a Master of Music Therapy (Hons) from the New Zealand School of Music, and is a Registered Music Therapist.
Sharon is also an accomplished performer, being most passionate about opera; and having performed a variety of operatic roles both with amateur and professional companies; and has sung in NZ Opera’s Chapman Tripp Opera Chorus since 2004.
Sharon is passionate about sharing all kinds of music with all kinds of people; she also loves British comedy, dark chocolate, and her latest obsession is with popular science, particularly astronomy.
In the time I was taking lessons with Sharon, not only did she help me find my singing voice, but she also pushed me to beyond what I thought I was capable of. She encouraged me more and more to step out of my comfort zone, which is very important, because rather than doing what I always did and remaining static, I was able to grow and grow as a musician. Something that
I'll definitely carry forward as I go on. Dare I say, one of the best teachers I've ever had with regards to anything musical. - Carl Non
Sharon is a most helpful and patient teacher who is easy to understand. She offers effective ways to enhance and to develop music students' abilities. Over the past couple of years, I have really enjoyed working with Sharon and have improved significantly - Bonnie