Anne Maree Wilshire
Anne Maree Wilshire is a professional vocalist, singer songwriter, musician and teacher who brings her vast industry experience to helping people to liberate their voice and sing with confidence, power and add sparkle to their charisma.
She believes each one of us has a unique sound – a combination of our voice quality, range and power together with how we think, feel, and express our personality.
Anne Maree Wilshire has developed a set of rapid learning strategies that powerfully take your singing to the next level while teaching you the most highly respected and cutting-edge singing and performance techniques used by the pros internationally.
Each session you have is individually structured to give you exactly what’s right for you, Right Now! Whether you’re preparing to perform, record in the studio, auditioning, karaoke with friends – or singing in the shower!
She has taught thousands of singers of all levels to sing joyfully and easily:
“I love sharing the journey of each person – beginner, advanced or professional. Guiding them in finding how to soar for the big high notes, sing with passion and bring an audience to tears, and confidently belt out their favourite songs knowing their voice is going to be there for them every time. Basically having fun singing!”
Anne Maree Wilshire uniquely combines her long performance career with an outstanding teaching and facilitation track record in music, stage and corporate business to deliver powerful results.
Her 25+ years performing includes: singing jazz, pop, musical theatre, electronica, country and her original songs. Her diverse experience includes touring with MO Award winning shows, singing in Jazz venues such as Sydney’s Basement, plus country & blues festivals, TV and recording.
Her recently released CD (which she wrote and co-produced) is called “Light”. It features original songs with Anne Maree Wilshire overlaying her vibrant vocals on luscious electronic loops and jazz grooves.
Teaching and Facilitation:
Anne Maree Wilshire has a BA in Communications from UTS, majoring in TV/ Film Production and creative writing. She is a member of APRA and NSAI and studied Jazz studies and Singing at the Conservatorium of Sydney.
She also brings her experience as Yoga and Pilates practitioner to her understanding of how to free our body when we sing. She has been running her Singing studio for over 25 years while also teaching at prestigious acting schools (eg Ensemble and Drama Action Centre), numerous high schools, community choirs and public workshops.
As an accredited Master Practitioner in Adult Learning, Presentation Skills and Life Coaching, she helps dissolve the chronic tensions and negative thoughts & habits that unconsciously create strain & tension.
Freed from these tensions you will feel more confident and spontaneous, influential and powerful. Not only when you’re singing, also at work, and with friends and family.
Anne Maree Wilshire uses a powerful set of tools that she has developed including:
“Finding The Inner Flow”: These techniques help you dissolve the “trying” that leads to hidden tensions. They free you to sing effortlessly, with greater pitch accuracy, a bigger sound and more confidence so you won’t lose your voice or feel hoarse when you sing.
“Creating Your Voice Map”: A process to help simplify how you sing and create a template of what works specifically for you. Together with Anne Maree you create a “map” that uses your unique combination of thoughts, sensations and triggers to find your sweet spot every time when you sing.
“Presencing”: Helps boost your confidence and trust of your personal style of singing a song.
Using the “Presencing Technique”, you can dissolve the “mask” of how you think you “should” sound and powerfully express the song and give it your unique stamp. You will learn to trust yourself and express yourself authentically
No matter what style of singing or level of experience you have you’ll be singing effortlessly with power and flexibility.