Our Teachers

Our teachers are Garda vetted, qualified in First Aid and registered with the Teaching Council of Ireland.

Alize Comerford

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

Linda Poyntz

Linda is a primary school teacher with a passion for singing. Linda studied the Professional Masters of Education, Primary in St Patrick’s College, DCU, and teaches music to children daily in her classroom. She has performed in many choirs throughout her life including the award winning Presentation Secondary School Choir and was chosen to be a trained alto voice student of Ms Veronica McCarron.

Linda has completed the Royal Irish Academy of Music Vocal Examinations and received Bronze, Silver and Gold medal awards.

Linda is also a wedding singer and has performed at many events and competitions nationally.

I delight in the opportunity to bring my passion for singing to the children of Alizes School of Singing and help develop their own love for singing and their confidence through performance.

Amy Cooke

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.

I am delighted to be joining the team at Alize’s School of Singing. 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.