Studio Director

Studio Director David Butler is a Full Time professional Vocal Coach based in Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia.

David has experience in many areas of performance including Musical Theatre, Opera, Oratorio, Stage Theatre, Concert and Recital performance.  David also regularly coaches students through High School, Pre-Tertiary and AMEB examinations.

David moved his studio to Melbourne, Victoria from Launceston, Tasmania in 2009 to further his vocal studies at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) completing his Bachelor of Music Performance (Classical Voice).  His studies also include Music History & Appreciation as well as Performance Psychology and Stagecraft.  He has studied music in many facets, with particular focus on Voice and Piano.  David's vast personal performance experience and 10 years private coaching history allows for valuable insight into performance, music appreciation and performance psychology.

David is passionate about the arts, performance and helping others achieve their full potential.

Photo credit: Lachlan Woods Photography Stylist: Simon Setter

Photo credit: Lachlan Woods Photography
Stylist: Simon Setter



Bachelor of Music Performance (Classical Voice)
Victorian College of the Arts (VCA)

More than 10 Years Private Tutoring experience

Grade 6 Piano

Grade 5 Orchestral Brass

Universal Technique: An holistic approach and consistent foundation to promote longevity & versatility.

Performance Psychology: Understanding psychological processes and exploring self expression.

Text Delivery and Stagecraft: Connection and importance of text and organic movement.

Performance Masterclasses: Addressing and combining all elements of performance into a cohesive presentation.


David is currently Musical Director for:
StageArt's season of William Finn's "FALSETTOS", and
BottleSnail's upcoming season of Stephen Sondheim's "INTO THE WOODS".
Details on HOME page.


David also tutors a number of short courses at the University of Melbourne, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts.



As well as DBS, you can also find David on his professional Facebook page.