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" Maurice is simply one of the best voice coaches in Auckland "

 

" I have been to seven teachers in six years - at last I have found this amazing vocal technician. Singing is so easy now. Highly recommended. "

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Biography

 

Maurice Parsons

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As a young singer, Maurice Parsons was a championship winner in competitions in Auckland and the North Shore, and went on to have a distinguished career as a singer with Perkel Opera, Mercury Opera and NZ National Opera.  He was a soloist in recital and oratorio in Auckland and throughout NZ.

Maurice has a distinctive voice with an astonishing range that is seamless from bass low C to tenor high C.  You can hear him singing bass, baritone and tenor arias in the clips below.  These were recorded in one afternoon, consecutively, in mono in a front sitting room and yet the quality is undeniable.  This is the voice of a Heldentenor.  It is full and round with a ringing tone throughout, yet capable of great subtlety, and poignantly expressive.

Maurice’s teachers include Donald Munro and Lisa Hagenauer. His teaching work is grounded in his own experience of singing and learning.  Maurice’s piano accompanist on the following is Ingrid Wahlberg.

 

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