Management

Lead Educator

Charmaine Jones

Charmaine's musical ventures are as eclectic as the variety of industry greats she has had the honour of working with, including Paul Grabowsky, Paul Kelly, Michael Buble, Naturally 7, Darlene Love, Leo Sayer, Leroy Jones, Patti LuPone, Chong Lim AM, to name just a few. From Jazz to Pop and everything in between, Srilankan born, Australian bred vocalist and educator weaves her magic from the stage to the classroom with her renowned improvisational techniques, choral styling, unique arranging skills and signature teaching manner, leaving audiences of all ages, spellbound.

Educators

Chorus Educator

Joanna Arul Tropeano

Joanna is a performer, composer, arranger, choral educator and member, session singer, professional backing vocalist, choreographer and costume designer. She is dynamic, creative, professional and passionate in her approach to voice craft, choral education, performance technique and choreography. Ultimately however she is motivated by the power music has in building inner-confidence, integrity, accountability, love & a community mindset in people of all ages and walks of life. She has educated students from a number of South Australian school finding her roots at Wilderness School as a voice/choral coach for 16 years.

Juniors Educator

Rachel Coppen

Rachel Coppen is an early childhood educator, vocal teacher and a pre-service high school teacher. Rachel has a passion for vocal performance, focusing primarily on jazz, pop and musical theatre genres. Her love for music and education led her to join the Jones Commentary in 2019, and is now able to combine her greatest passions as a part of the Gospo Education team in 2020.