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  About  Us - Our studio motto being "vers le ciel"  Reach for the Sky  

Miranda is a fully registered Victorian and Queensland specialist music, classroom and special education teacher at all levels, Pre-School, Primary and Secondary levels with qualifications across all areas of the education spectrum, holding required blue/ exemption cards.

The Rising Stars Studio Gold Coast is run according to the Music Teachers Association of Queensland guidelines and levels of achievement.

Children and adults privately learn in fully equipped, air conditioned comfort. Grand piano, upright and keyboards all available for Piano and Singing lessons, Classical, Modern and Contemporary styles.

All examination organizations are offered which include AMEB, Australian Guild of Music Education, and Trinity College London etc. with higher grades being added to assist with the ATAR scores in years 10, 11 12.

Singing and Piano classes can be taken also just for the love of learning with no requirement to be assessed or examined being imposed on any student. That is the choice of parents and individuals.

When exams are chosen, be assured of quality outcomes and outstanding results. All exams are happy, rewarding   experiences to be anticipated with pleasure when taught at Rising Stars Studio.

Enhance your child's brain development and learn Singing and or Piano with Miranda.
Gain confidence, Scholarships and potential entry to your chosen school or Tertiary institution and become the "Rising Star" you are destined to become.

Your uniquely gifted talent will be nurtured, developed and trained expertly with methods that stand the test of time.  The outcomes and results are a direct result of quality and experienced training supported by qualifications above and beyond others.
The studio motto being “vers le ciel” – reach for the sky.
This is the start of new horizons in children, adolescent and adults alike. You can reach for the sky and achieve your dreams as a performer, singer and pianist. Win valuable scholarships, achieve academic acumen, or attain the unreachable place of stardom.

Miranda continues to perform as a professional Singer in Europe last September and October in Venice at the La Fenice Opera house also in Vienna and Paris in another exciting production. Miranda continues to teach all ages and levels in both singing and piano with outstanding results averaging 97% in yearly examinations. With numerous students gaining scholarships to the best schools and producing an array of varied and exuberant talent both instruments.


Her students have the edge and confidence only gained from a highly trained talented teacher and current performer can offer students both male and female. Miranda enormous library of repertoire and music from all genres added to her knowledge of vocal anatomy ( family of doctors ) plus vocal anatomy classes which has added to Miranda's understanding of all voice types and range development.


A professional family of Doctors and professional musicians, Miranda's mother Roma Rainford was an international and brilliant Australian Concert pianist and vocalist winning the JC Williamson's singing scholarship. Graduated from Melbourne University Faculty of Music (Conservatorium), as an already well known young protege, likened to Sergei Rachmaninoff by Percy Grainger and Professor Bernard Heinze.

Roma went on 25 years as the ABC's Concert pianist soloist and traveled the world performing returning to teach extensively at the Conservatorium of Music, and in private practice.


Miranda Grandmother was a professional Opera singer and as an Australian gained a place at Covent Garden singing all the major repertoire as well as on the continent.

The history and background is very inspiring but it is best to seize the opportunity to have a trial lesson and make those dreams a reality at the Rising Stars Studio.

Professional Development

Thanks to a passion for learning and giving back to others.

Listen to Miranda Rountree
Over the Rainbow
Quando m'envo -La Boheme
Unexpected Song
Summertime La Pol 1
Starlight Express
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