Natalie Claire Woodcock (the founding director of the Sutherland Shire Children's Choir and Cantabile Music) offers private singing lessons, piano lessons and tutors HSC music students.
All the private music lessons are held at Natalie's Engadine music studio. The studio is air-conditioned, has a garden waiting area and is conveniently located near Engadine shops.
Natalie maintains a busy career as a music teacher and performer. She has an expert knowledge of the voice, piano technique and is highly trained in music.
Natalie has a wealth of performance experience which is a great asset to her student. Her prodigious talent was nurtured from the tender age of seven when she began studying singing and piano. Since an early age she has performed in talent quests, musicals, auditorium shows, ensemble groups and bands. Natalie captivated a 20,000 strong audience at the Lights of Christmas 2016 on the steps of St Mary's Cathedral and entertained an audience of 5,000 at Carols By the Beach, Thirroul 2015. She has performed for numerous corporate clients, events such as Southern Cross University Graduations at Wesley Theatre and Memorial for the NSW Transport Workers Union. Her voice has graced weddings, funerals, parties, festivals and other functions. She has been a member of the UNSW Collegium Musicum Choir, the internationally acclaimed Australian Voices and she is the founding member of Cantabile Quartet and Natalie Claire Jazz Band.
Natalie graduated from UNSW with a Bachelor of Music and Music Education majoring in voice. She sings with the effortless ease you would expect of a seasoned professional and is a highly skilled pianist. Natalie is an accredited full member of the Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing and the Music Teachers Association of NSW. She regularly attends conferences run by the Australian Music Examination Board, the Kodaly Music Education Institute of Australia and the Australian Choral Conductors Education and Training.
Natalie has experience teaching music programs to early childhood groups and at primary schools and high schools. She has enjoyed her varied and demanding roles that have included classroom teaching, development of school curriculum, running of school musicals and the preparation of performances.
Natalie has experience directing various choirs (children and adults). She founded the Sutherland Shire Children's Choir and Cantabile Music to provide outstanding performance and music education opportunities for local young musicians.