Stephen Galvin LTCL BMus BA MMus (Hons.) Dip. Tchg. is a qualified, registered and experienced teacher of vocal technique and style.
He established his own studio in 1984 and has taught thousands of Aucklanders in many styles, jazz, pop, rock, country, classical, gospel and others. He endorses the Rockschool vocal series supplemented by technical and voice-training resources from internationally-recognised methods [Berklee College, Emil Benke, Seth Riggs and many others] and his thirty years of studio practice.
Stephen leads two bands; The Residentz, and the Stevie G Band. He plays guitar and bass and performs with the Santiago Band Auckland, West City Jazz Orchestra and others. He has performed with the Prohibition Big Band, Auckland Concert Orchestra, in musical theatre, church bands, in countless jazz gigs and he manages ABC Studios in Auckland's Parnell for teaching, recording, rehearsals and performance. He also teaches singing, guitar, bass and drums in three Auckland secondary schools. He has recorded an album of New Zealand Jazz available at abcstudioz.com
His approach to teaching is simple: "To share the joy of making music with as many people as possible as often as possible."
He holds a Performer's Diploma from Trinity College London, Bachelor of Music and Arts degrees, a Master of Music with First Class Honours, and a Diploma in Teaching from the University of Auckland.
"To share the joy of making music with as many people as possible as often as possible."