Cairns Voice Studio
Cairns Voice Studio Director - Keesha Mclean is a highly motivated vocal coach and performance mentor with 19 years of vocal coaching and mentoring experience in London, United Kingdom and now Cairns, Australia.
Keesha has a strong track record of inspiring, motivating and creating opportunities for vocalists of all ages and abilities to achieve their true potential and voice.
In 2013 launched Marlin Coast Vocal Academy, now Cairns Voice Studio.
Keesha studied voice under Lynette Casey and Bettine McCaughan and piano with Len Vorster & Michael Easton at the Melba Memorial Conservatorium of Music, Melbourne graduating with Honours in Vocal Performance. Keesha travelled to London, Europe and New York, studying with acclaimed operatic vocal coaches and repetiteurs Margaret Lobo, Jeffrey Talbot, Phillip Doghan, Ludmilla Andrew and Stephen Rose to name a few, establishing a successful vocal studio in South London, coaching students of all ages, levels and goals from musical theatre and classical to contemporary, jazz, pop, blues and rock.
Keesha became in demand, mentoring performance, preparation for auditions, workshops and masterclasses as well as liaising with casting agents for West End and Film.
Many of Keesha’s students have successfully gained places at prestigious London vocational performing arts, musical theatre and music institutions, and are now successfully working professionally in London’s West End, West End touring shows and as professional vocalists in their genres in London, Europe and now Cairns & Melbourne, Australia.
Keesha has numerous years experience mentoring and coaching young adults with learning disabilities in the performing arts. An extraordinary and rewarding challenge.
Keesha continues to research and work on improving and evolving her own vocal pedagogy by continuing professional development nationally and in London through regular mentoring visits and sessions with voice specialists. Keesha has completed participation in two Estill Level 1 & 2 Voice Craft Courses in Melbourne and Sydney.
Keesha is also in demand as an Entertainment Consultant for venues, festivals and music programmes in Cairns and Far North Queensland.
Keesha is extremely passionate about her vocation and truly feels blessed to be vocal coaching and mentoring as her career.