Founder of Vocal Art Studios Liz Tripodi, has been working professionally in the music industry for over 25 years. She has had extensive experience and training in all aspects of Performing Arts including Music, Recording, Songwriting, Dance and Television and has studied under some of the best Teachers in Australia as well as Music and Vocal Training in America and Europe.
As one of Australia's Premier Vocal Coaches, Liz is known for getting outstanding results with Student's of all ages, especially those in the Music Competitions Field, Audition Preparation, Bands, Soloists and developing Song Repertoires and individual goal plans. She is known for her tough and honest teaching skills in all areas of Contemporary Music and Performance Training, and is always ahead of industry trends and changes.
Within her work as a Vocalist and Entertainer in the Industry, during Australian and Overseas Tours, Liz has performed to sell out crowds to over 100,000 people worldwide. She has also appeared on various Television programs in a combination of Hosting, Performing and Guest Appearances on various shows. As a songwriter she has won and placed in various Songwriting competitions since the 90's and has recently released new material for the first time in many years in 2019.
Liz is an experienced Adjudicator and Judge adjudicating Eisteddfods and Talent Competition Vocal & Music sections and has previously adjudicated across Victoria, S.A, NSW & the N.T. She has also been involved with Television networks and Production companies in Australia, working behind the scenes with Vocal Talent.
She has also done examining for various music organisations around the world.
As the Founder of Vocal Art Studios, Liz has personally received the following accolades:
2019 Top Music School Award: Shine Vocal Competition
2018 Winner Outstanding Achievement: Spirit of Moonee Valley Awards
Small Business of the Month Yellow Pages
2017 Winner Northern Multicultural Business Awards: Women's Business Champion
Finalist Excellence in Business (VAS) and Arts/Culture (Liz Tripodi) City of Moonee Valley Awards
2015 Bank of Melbourne Small Business Finalist
2010 3AW Business of the Month
2009 Winner Spirit of Moonee Valley Award Arts/Culture
2008 Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Arts/Culture
2005 Moonee Valley Foundation Award
2004 City of Moonee Valley Excellence in Business Innovation
Liz holds the title of "Licentiate" the highest possible title in Music from Rockschool (London) and was also part of the Committee for the Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing (Victorian Chapter) in 2016.
She has also worked with various charity and community organisations over the last 20 years providing entertainment, helping to raise funds, donated and supported a wide variety of events especially involving Music, Education, Arts, the Italian community and Youth.
Liz has created (and continues to create) new opportunities and programs that no-one else has offered across the country to VAS students. This includes Overseas Performance Tours, Professional Events, Releasing music worldwide via VAS Entertainment and a host of other activities to promote Arts, Culture and supporting new talent.
She is extremely proud of the entire VAS Teaching Team (whom the majority have been with her for 10-15 years plus) and of the high standard of talent that the school has produced and looks forward to welcoming you to the studio and the VAS Community during it's 18th year of operation in 2020.