Kristy James is the Principal and Founder of Pitch Perfect Music Tuition. The school opened in January 2018 and has been growing ever since.
A Multi-Award Winning Singer and Songwriter, Kristy has had a successful career spanning 20 years. Kristy has been taught by some of the best vocal coaches in the world including Renee Grant-Williams (Christina Aguilera, Keith Urban) and James Lugo (American Idol and Glee Vocal Coach) Kristy has accomplished many things throughout her career including winning 2 Australian Songwriters Awards, 2 Australian Best Live Performers Awards as well as having been a judge on Channel 7s All together Now and having a #4 Australian ARIA Album, #2 Australian Country Album, #3 iTunes Album and #3 AIR Independent Labels Album. Kristy has had all 8 of her film clips played on CMC (Country Music Channel).
Kristy has been teaching since she was 17 years old, she has taught with many schools including Showbiz Talent School, Rosies School of Rock and National Music Academy.
Kristy has a true passion for wanting to teach not only singing but self confidence "building your self confidence is the tool to unlocking who you really are"
You can see more on our Principal here:
Jasmine Atkins has a Bachelor of Music majoring in Vocals plus a Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education. All of the way from Perth, Jasmine has recently moved to Newcastle to continue her successful career.
Jasmine is a Multi-Award winning singer and songwriter, winning a swag of awards including: 2016 Norfolk Island Trans-Tasman of the Year - Most Promising Artist
2016 CMAA National Talent Quest - Overall Senior Winner
2016 CMAA National Talent Quest - Senior Vocal
2016 CMAA National Talent Quest - Songwriter
2015 graduate from CMAA Senior Academy of Country Music.
2015 WA Country Music Winner - Songwriter of the Year
2015 WA Country Music nominee - Best Emerging Artist
Jasmine has already released two successful singles titled "Get Gone" and "Where I've Never Been"
Jasmine has already had a long teaching career teaching both in Perth and here in Newcastle.
Jasmine loves to support other artists and has put together many songwriting sessions including her most recent successful show called "Escape Into Song"
You can see some of Jasmine's amazing work below.
Mellanie has been with us from the start, she has been there during our concerts, classes and our recent taping of our Pitch Perfect advertising videos.
Mellanie has been singing and performing her whole life and has been coached by both Kristy James and Valerie Tambyln-Mills. Mellanie has won many competitions including the Mayfield Hotel, United Sports Club, Blackbutt Hotel, Warners Bay Hotel, Caledonian Hotel, Shoal Bay Country Club, Belmont Hotel and more. Her vocal ability is astounding as is her ability to perform.
Mellanie is a part of a duo called Aurora Fall, they cover all kinds of material as well as their own original music.
Mellanie is wonderful with our students, she is kind and the students love her.
These days Mellanie spends a lot of time working for her Hair and Makeup business, spreading her time between makeup and music.
Mellanie is an exceptional vocalist who has worked on her craft her whole life, she has a great understanding and knowledge base and we are excited to have her as a part of our team.