Patricia is passionate about the human voice and is Australia’s only Certified McClosky Voice Technician (CMVT). She has dedicated her career to understanding and assisting her clients with achieving vocal efficiency and vocal freedom. She regularly works with clients on establishing or improving optimal vocal technique to fulfill their needs.
In order to fully underpin her practice, she has trained in the USA, Canada, UK, Germany, Italy and Australia. Patricia holds a Bachelor of Music (Classical Performance) from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; a Master of Music (Opera Performance) from The University of British Columbia; and completed her PhD (Under Examination) at The University of Western Australia.
She became a Certified McClosky Voice Technician in 2013 and is currently expanding her vocal knowledge with an M. Speech Pathology (part-time). Patricia Alessi specialises in the voice and is Australia’s only Certified McClosky Voice Technician (CMVT). She regularly works with clients on establishing or improving optimal vocal technique to fulfill their needs.
Her services include vocal tuition and coaching; public speaking; troubled voices; accent coaching; McClosky workshops; and customised corporate events.
Patricia is the Head of Music at Mount Pleasant College, where she lecturers in singing and vocal health; music business; and performance. Patricia is also a lecturer and researcher at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) at Edith Cowan University. Thus, she is trained to assist with piano, musicianship and writing skills.
Patricia is one of the founders of Australian Baroque, which debuted on ABC Classics in October 2019. In 2020, she founded Curate, a local arts collective that is dedicated to bringing passion projects to life. Curate currently holds two residencies: at the State Library of WA and Camelot at Mosman Park Arts Foundation.