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William McElwee

Singing Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Drama Lessons

  • Qualifications: PGDip(Classical Voice), BMus, BA(Hons), BSc
  • Pricing: $40/45mins, $30/half hr
  • Styles: All styles, especially pop, classical, rock, and jazz.
  • Suitability: All ages, all stages.


William is a born and bred Wellingtonian with considerable singing experience across a range of genres.  He was rapped and roared in local bands, sung in most of Wellington’s best choirs, including the Orpheus Choir, the Cathedral of St Paul’s Choir, Tudor Consort, and the St Mary of the Angel’s Choir, and appeared on the operatic and concert stage with a variety of groups including New Zealand Opera, the the New Zealand School of Music, Days Bay Opera, and WGLSO.

Teaching Info

My aim is enable my students to express themselves.

As such, my focus is on the basics – sound quality, tuning, and projection.

A student can expect to spend about half the lesson on technical work, and half putting that into practice in music which appeals to them.