About Merilyn


Merilyn Steele
Merilyn Steele
  • Certified Throga® vocal teacher (New York method)
  • Conservatorium of Music; Ear Training & Sight Singing
  • AMEB music theory exams
  • Sydney TAFE - Cert IV in Music Management
  • Sydney TAFE - Music Industry Studies & performance
  • Diploma in Writing
  • Songwriting workshops with many popular artists and producers including Garth Porter, Kasey Chambers, Pat Pattison (US), Academy X

I have had training in classical and contemporary vocal, guitar tuition and music theory through the years. In 2012 I spent a year studying vocal techniques, ear training and sight singing at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney.

I am an Advanced fully certified ‘THROGA’® (throat yoga) teacher, a method of vocal training from New York that incorporates science, vocal anatomy and the vocal exercises to address specific vocal weaknesses.


I have over 25 years experience as a singer, songwriter and professional musician performing as solo, duo, trio and also working with many bands including managing and directing my own band

including an 8 piece production tribute show. I perform on a regular basis at clubs, hotels, cruises, festivals & functions here and sometimes overseas.

Accreditation & Professional Memberships

  • Professional member of APRA (Aust/Asian Performing Rights Assn)
  • Phonographic Performance Company of Aust (PPCA)
  • Arts Law
  • Country Music Assn Aust (CMAA)
  • Tamworth Songwriters Assn (TSA)

My Achievements

  • I have won many awards including Female Vocalist of the Year and many nominations and awards for my original songs.
  • I am currently signed to 3 publishing contracts including one in the US
  • I have released 4 CD’s of my original material as well as numerous digital releases with radio airplay both here and overseas with charting songs

My Mission

*Your success is my passion! *

I will help you achieve whatever it is you are striving for, if that is just to learn to sing or play at home, to record yourself, or to become a fully pro singer/musician working in the industry.