Alize Comerford ~ Director & Head Vocal Coach
Alize is the founder, director and head vocal coach at Alize’s School of Singing. Beginning her musical journey at the age of 5, she has over 25 years’ experience in performing and singing. Alize graduated with a first-class Honours in Performance at The Waterford Institute of Technology. Furthering her studies, Alize was awarded a Masters of Education in Music at The University of Limerick.
Alize has studied under some of the most renowned singing teachers and vocal coaches in Ireland. Learning numerous singing methods and techniques from coaches such as Regina Hanley and Bridget Knowles, she developed her own innovative and extensive vocal coaching syllabus.Creating a fun environment is one of the main elements of successful teaching. It is important that all students enjoy their lessons and leave with a smile
Amy Cooke ~ Assistant Director
Amy is a primary school teacher in Kilkenny City with a Bachelor of Education Degree from the Marino Institute of Education. Amy has a long history in the performing arts, she has worked with many school choirs and has participated in choral events such as Peace Proms and Laudate.
Growing up, Amy was a member of Jesters Stage Academy and Dancewise. She was also a member of the Presentation Kilkenny Competition Choir and studied as a voice student with Veronica McCarron where she was awarded the Bronze, Silver and Gold Medal in the Royal Irish Academy of Music singing examinations. She is currently a member of the local Lady Desart choir and took part in the Virtual Voices choir.For me singing is all about having fun, promoting well-being and developing confidence. I look forward to bringing my love and passion for music to the children I teach each day.
Aisling is a recent graduate of the American College Dublin where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre.
She began performing at a very young age and was a student of Centre Stage School of Dance and the Richie Hayes Stage School in Waterford. She then went on to study Musical Theatre and Voice for four years under Regina Hanley in the WIT Music School.
She was a member of South Eastern Theatre Group in Waterford for several years, performing in ‘Cats’, ‘The Beautiful Game’ and ‘Jesus Christ Superstar. She recently played Jo March in her final year production of ‘Little Women The Musical’.
Aisling adores performing and being on stage and is delighted to be teaching the wonderful students of Alize’s School of Singing.