With over 12 years experience Alana and her team are focused on sharing what they have learnt over their careers with their students. ADVC Teachers are motivated and inspired by their love of the Arts and strive to share their knowledge to help students achieve goals in Singing, the Arts and promote growth in life.

• Learn performance Skills/How to connect with your audience
• Explore all musical styles and genres
• Specialising in Pop, Jazz and Musical Theatre
• Master proper vocal technique
• 12 years teaching experience
• Perform in the mid-year/end of year concerts
• Confidence building
• Fun and supportive learning environment
• Group Classes on a Thursday – Musical Theatre, Acting, Singing
• Perform at community events, eisteddfods and competitions.



Ella Fitzgerald


Miss Alana (Monday – Wednesday)

Miss Erin (Thursday – Friday)

TBC (Saturday)



A 30 minute private lesson is most suited to younger students. During these lessons, you will  learn a variety of  basic vocal warm ups followed by working on a song. Throughout this process, we incorporate safe singing practices including learning proper vocal technique, breathing and basic theory.


A 45 minute private lesson has a similar structure to the 30 Minute lesson but gives us more than enough time to cover  our vocal warm ups/breathing in depth.  We also spend time working on a song and getting it performance ready.


A 60 minute private lesson is ideal for senior students, as it gives us enough time to cover a range of areas. During these lessons, you will cover a wide variety of vocal exercises such as scales, arpeggios, register transitions and range extension. We work on developing a strong vocal technique focusing on breathing and articulation. We also take a look at performance skills and how to perform to your audience.


Miss Alana

Combined Singing/Acting Class (6 -12 Yrs)

4PM – 5PM

If you love to sing and act than this class is the perfect fit for you. This is a perfect combination of the two in a 1 hour class.

Musical Theatre ‘Sing Dance Act’ (6 – 12 Yrs)

5PM – 6PM

If you want to sing, dance, and act in the tradition of great Broadway musicals, this is the class for you. Students will receive instruction in voice, acting, and dancing to song and performances inspired by Broadway. Special attention will be paid to performance skills and song interpretation.

ADVC Performance Group (8 -13 Yrs)

6PM – 7PM


To be invited into the ADVC performance group, you need to attend either a private singing lesson or group class at ADVC. Students in our performance group will represent the school at community events and concerts. You must be committed and available and work as a team.


All students at ADVC must give a minimum of 24 hours’ notice for cancellation of a lesson or full fee will be charged. No refunds will be issued. Students who provide 24 hours’ notice are eligible for 1 “make up lesson” per term, which can be arranged with the teacher.

Please note, by cancelling a lesson without notice, the teacher is inconvenienced and misses out on the possibility of earning income from another student, as your lesson was specifically reserved for you.



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Miss Alana
Director of ADVC Performance Studio

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Alana De Roma's passion for singing, dancing and acting has led the establishment of ADVC Performance Studio, one of Inner Western Sydney’s most dynamic studios.

In 1999, Alana starred in her first feature film ‘Amy’, where her enthusiasm for acting and singing shone through, winning Best Actress awards in both Italy and Canada and nomination for a People’s Choice Award, alongside Nicole Kidman, Toni Collette and Rachel Griffiths.

Alana was offered a recording contract with Festival/Mushroom records and went on to release the single “Ain’t no sunshine”, the soundtrack for the movie ‘Amy’ and “Part of your world” for the re-release of the worldwide hit, The Little Mermaid Movie. Alana’s passion for music also extends to musical theatre, with roles in Cameron Mackintosh’s “Oliver”, Aladdin and various variety shows overseas.

Alana has also performed at many concerts and events, singing alongside Michael Jackson at his Sydney Concert, The Aria Music Awards, the AFI Awards, Saturday Disney, Carols in the Domain and Cheez TV, as well as, starring in several short films and multiple TV commercials airing on Australian TV.

Alana was asked in 2015 to be a soloist singer for the NSW Government’s “Premiers Concert” which toured regional Australia and most recently, has written, produced and starred in the Cabaret show, “From Then To Now” which played as part of the 2018 Sydney sideshow festival.

Miss Erin
Vocal Coach @ ADVC Performance Studio

2016 Downbeat award winner, Erin McKellar, is an Australian vocalist and actor. Erin holds a bachelor of music, jazz performance from the Elder Conservatorium of Music, Adelaide University. She has also completed both her Licentiate and Associate diploma in Musical Theatre.

Erin has worked throughout the performing industry both on and off stage; in Adelaide's adaptation of Jesus Christ Superstar and as music director for Australia's newest pop group, Girl Nation. In 2018, Erin travelled to Finland as a guest speaker at the International Jazz Voice Conference and was selected as a finalist for the prestigious James Morison vocal scholarship.

Erin is a born leader, displayed through her selection as a mentor for the 2014 New York Symposium in Melbourne, working alongside Jazz musicians Carl Allen, Rodney Jones and Carla Cook. Through the experience gained throughout her career, Erin has gone on to support Australian artists including, Guy Sebastian and Samantha Jade, drawing upon study at Juilliard's Jazz Winter School in 2013 and Saint Peter's Girls School.

Erin has worked as a private vocal, acting and music theatre coach at Australian Company of Performing Arts, in addition to technique and jazz vocal coaching at Adelaide's leading girl's School St Peter's Girls. Erin is passionate educator and values the opportunity to instill confidence and music growth within her students.

Miss Hannah
Vocal Coach @ ADVC Performance Studio

Hannah is a passionate performer who has had success nationally and internationally. Originally from Tamworth, Hannah is now in her second-year student at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, undertaking Bachelor of Music (Classical Voice, Performance) and Advanced Studies (Theatre and Performance Studies) after receiving the Green-Burg Gurnsy Scholarship. Hannah is studying under Dr Anke Hoepper-Ryan at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Deric Rosenblat of Vocal Power in New York.
Hannah was awarded the Regional Vocal Scholarship with Opera Australia in 2019 getting to perform and learn from Opera Australia professionals culminating in a performance for Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini. Hannah has also been a part of Opera Australia’s children’s Choir for The Magic Flute and has toured internationally as a soloist and chorister with the West of The Divide in Italy, The Vatican City, Slovenia and Croatia.

For the High School Certificate, Hannah was a featured artist at Schools Spectacular and nominated for Encore in 2019 and has performed with Opera Hunter as a soloist in their production of ‘Love, Life and Opera’ (2019), The National Choral School Gondwana in ‘Gondwana Voices’ (2017) and came third in the Sydney Eisteddfod for Musical Theatre (2018).
In Tamworth, Hannah has been featured and performed at the Country Music Festival and CAPERS.

This year, Hannah is going to be a part of the CoOperative Tosca and Jenufa and is assistant directing and starring in Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell as Second Woman and also starring in Cendrillon by Pauline Viardot as Barigoule. Hannah is very excited to be releasing her first Ep later this year!

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- Sanja

My daughter is thoroughly enjoying her singing class and we are very happy with her progress. Thank you

- Rochelle

I have been a student of Alana’s for the last 3 years and can not thank her enough! She is an incredible vocal coach and I low I have improved so much over these 3 years! She has also helped improve my confidence levels not only as a singer but just in general which has been amazing! If you are looking for a vocal coach she is my number 1 pick!!

- Caroline

My daughter Elise, has attended nearly all the holiday workshops and this one Oct 2016 was the best YET!! Guest teachers were amazing and as always Alana excels at making the kids feel like Superstars – her teaching is amazing… Highly recommend the holiday workshop to all children that want to have some fun, met new friends, learn some great skills.

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- Christine

Alana provides the perfect mix of support and motivation with instilling technical skills and enhancing the student's overall performance confidence. Thank you for your guidance, support & friendship.

- Jenny

Sophia hasn’t stopped talking about the holiday workshop with Alana. I was a little apprehensive sending her off without a someone she knew in tow however she was bursting at the seams to get back on the second day. I was really surprised at Sophia’s confidence and engagement, largely due to Alana’s amazing coaching skills. Would highly recommend this program!

- Jackie

Alana is truly amazing. She has a beautiful disposition and is always so happy and welcoming to all her students. My warmed to her from the very first lesson. She has learnt a few different songs this term and her singing and confidence have blossomed.

So happy to have fallen upon Alana and we even doubled our singing time with her after the first 2 weeks! Can’t wait for the holiday workshop and next term!

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