Amanda is a professional singer, dancer and actress. She began performing at the age of six in musical theatre, plays, film and television.

She was born and raised in southern California, and has been featured in over 60 productions in the last 20 years.

Favourite leading roles were in productions of Cinderella, Footloose, The Rocky Horror show, Arcadia, Fiddler on The Roof, Fame, Pump Boys and Dinettes, and The Secret Garden.

Amanda graduated with honors from California State University, Fullerton with her Bachelors degree in Theatre Arts. During that time she trained in voice, dance, acting, and directing.

Soon after graduation, she was hired by STILETTO Entertainment to perform aboard luxury cruise ships for Holland America Line, and most notably on the QE2 for CUNARD LINE. For three years she traveled the world as the lead singer and dancer on board, traveling to all 7 continents and over 50 countries all while entertaining thousands of passengers.

She later moved to New York City to continue her theatrical career. She was awarded a scholarship to attend and train at Weist Barron, one of New York Cities most famous film and television training studios. She also continued her training in dance and voice under some of the most reputable instructors in New York.

In the summer of 2008, Cirque Productions debuted on Broadway with Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy. After a successful run, this musical theatre cirque show went on tour. Amanda was cast to replace the original singer and composer of the musical and took over as the lead character of “Mother Nature” for the national tour. She was the only vocalist in this production, and toured the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. After a successful tour, Amanda was asked to reprise the role at the Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Amanda spent two and a half years working for Cirque Productions touring the country as the vocalist in Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, and Cirque Dreams Holidaze.

Having spent over two decades as a professional performer, Amanda decided to seek new challenges and opportunities in the music industry. She started vocal coaching and sharing her experiences with students on a part-time basis and very soon discovered her passion for teaching. She decided to become a full-time vocal instructor teaching both beginners as well as professional artists. She is experienced in teaching both adults as well as children as young as six years old. She has experience singing and coaching in the following genres: musical theatre, country, pop, rock, jazz, and classical.

Amanda continues to sing and perform on a freelance basis, and enjoys passing on her knowledge to others through song.

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Sharon holds a Licentiate Diploma in piano recital from the Trinity College of London as well as a Masters degree in Music Education from the Hong Kong Institute of Education. She has been teaching music since 2006 and has been personally trained as a vocal instructor by Christine Samson herself and Senior Vocal Teacher Krystal Diaz. She is also a pre-certified Speech Level Singing (SLS) instructor.

Sharon started her musical journey when she began playing the piano at the age of five. Over the years, Sharon has performed for many audiences in a variety of shows and competitions as both a solo pianist and vocalist. Since 2007, Sharon has been an active member of the a cappella group and together they have performed extensively throughout South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. In 2009 the group represented Hong Kong in the Asian Youth A Cappella Singing Competition in Chuncheon, South Korea, where they received the Gold Award for Best Vocals as well as the award for Best Arrangement.

In 2008, Sharon won first place in the Advanced Section of the “SWAYDER” Hong Kong Youth & Children Piano Competition. In 2009, She participated in ATV’s Asian Million Star Road Voice Competition and was a Top 10 Finalist. One of Sharon’s live performances from this show received over 200,000 views on YouTube – a testament to her popularity as a vocalist in Asia.

In 2010, Sharon released her first EP album entitled, Give It A Go, for which she wrote two original songs: 捨棄 and 回味. In July 2012, she had her own solo concert at the Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre when her second album, Enchantment, was released. 

Sharon is experienced in teaching both children and adults of all backgrounds and abilities. Her lessons can be conducted in either Cantonese or English.

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