Based in Manly West, Queensland, Australia, Veronica is registered as a Teacher of Singing Performance with the St. Cecilia School of Music, Australia.('Reg'd SCSM Teacher.)
She also holds the following qualifications:
- Dip. SCSM. Hons (Perf)
- LTCL Recital in Singing (Distinction) and a
- L. Perf. ASMC (Hons).
A professional solo performer since the age of 17 - contemporary music - and a vocal coach since 2012.
She values all types of music, and when she recalls her development as a musician, she credits musicians like Vangelis, Harold Faltermeyer,Jeff Wayne and Mike Batt and the band Schiller amongst others as having influenced her own music.
She lists her singing influencers as Barbra Streisand, Barbara Dickson, Miriam Stockley, Sarah Brightman and later opera singers Maria Callas, Joan Sutherland, Kiri Te Kanawa and Katherine Jenkins just to name a few,
She enjoys Clannad, Enigma, bands like Police, Queen, Pink Floyd and Metallica and she enjoys singing and listening to the music of composers Mozart, Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Stravinsky and Gaetano Donizetti,
Veronica composed her first piece of music when she was six years old and she named her composition after a shampoo, ZP11.
At nine years of age she won her first public singing competition and this led to invitations from musicians to her, to be part of their shows. From which flows that over the years, many musicians played a role and provided Veronica with opportunities to develop musically.
With their assistance and mentoring she gained a broad spectrum of skills, knowledge and understanding as far as singing, playing keyboards, performing various styles of music, arranging music and recording backing tracks, are concerned.