Petah's successful students include:

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Bridget a'Beckett -

  • Successful recording Pop/Indie artist playing:
    • The Vanguard
    • The Basement
  • touring New York & Europe
  • The Sam Mendes production of Cabaret, Sydney 2002

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Martin Buckingham -

  • Pacific Opera & Conservatorium Opera School;
  • Sydney Youth Opera;
  • Member of the Australian Opera Company since 2007;
  • 2009: Finalist in the "The Moffatt Oxenbould Young Artist Program."
  • 2009: Semi-finalist in the "2010 German-Australian Opera Grant."

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Donna Caratti -

  • VCA Music Theatre:
    • Is There Life After High School?
    • Into The Woods

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Meagan Caratti -

  • 2001: Winner of the New York Award, Sydney Cabaret Convention
  • 2002: New York Cabaret Convention, Don't Tell Mama, NY
  • 2003 - 2008: A series of Cabaret and Music Theatre including:- Get Happy; Debbie Does Dallas
  • 2009: Devised and starred in her own hit Cabaret "MORALLY BANKRUPT" in Melbourne and Sydney.

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Elizabeth Cousemacher -

  • 2009: Winner Sydney Cabaret Showcase.
  • 2010: Feature spot at the Adelaide Festival, and again at Noosa.
  • 2011: Featured Jazz Singer - Venetian Casino in Macao.

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Trisha Crowe -

  • (drama/style) - ALW Masterpiece, Beijing
  • Eureka (Melbourne)
  • Sunday in the Park with George (Q theatre) Company (Kookaburra)

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Julia Philipson -

  • 2006: Winner of the Open Mic Award at the Seymour Centre;
  • 2009: Studying in London:
    • Gained the role of The British Woman in A STAGE KINDLY's 2009 production of "Turkish Delight the Opera."
    • Auditioned for the "A Little Night Music" concert series;
    • Auditioned for the London version of Thriller;

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Naomi Hart -

  • Winner Scholarship to American Musical & Dramatic Academy;
  • Toured the US starring in her own show;
  • 2009: Recently married and deliriously happy;
  • Currently writing of her experiences in The Big Apple, and has recently been heard reading excerpts on the ABC's Life Matters.

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James Homann -

  • 2006: Winner McDonalds Operatic Aria;
  • 2006: Giorgio Germont in Co-Opera Australia's production of Verdi's La Traviata; Sharpless in their production of Puccini's Madame Butterfly and the title role in Mozart's Don Giovanni, which formed the basis of Co-Opera's 2006 tour of Australia, Malaysia and Singapore.
  • 2007: Winner Opera Awards at The Australian Singing Competition.
  • 2007: James was invited to sing the Australia Day National Anthem by Prime Minister John Howard, and to present a repeat performance at the opening of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Cairns.
  • 2009: James took up a 2 year contract with the International Opera Studio at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden, in Berlin.

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Jessica Walls -

  • 2009/2010: 'Tosca' in the Sydney Lyric Opera's 2009/2010 season of Tosca.

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Jenny-Marie Lang -

  • 2006: Coast Festival
  • Live at the Basement
  • 2009: Fresh from a triumphant Australia wide tour supporting Wendy Matthews.
  • Currently: Vocalist for Funky Grass & her own JML Band;

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James Gander -

  • 2009: Accepted into the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs - Symphony Chorus.
  • 2011: Strephon in Rockdale Municipal Opera Company's production of Iolanthe.
  • 2014: Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Conia Martin -

  • P&O Cruises
  • Currently: Has her singing career on hold while she manages a theatre in London.

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Rowena Michael -

  • Winner Contemporary Vocal Mac Award;
  • P&O Cruises;
  • 2006: Nominated for ACE 'Best New Talent Award'

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Marcus Rivera -

  • 2007: Callas Bitch in the Australian Production of Miss Saigon
  • 2010: Has just released his first album This is the Moment

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Adrian Strooper -

  • 2004: (drama) - Winner German Operatic Award, Opera Foundation Australia, Opera Australia

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Phil Buckley -

  • Currently: Cabaret act working in Jazz venues in London & Europe

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Simon Ward -

  • 2008: Bothered & Bewildered, Seymour Centre
  • 2009 Return season - Bothered & Bewildered, Seymour Centre

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Simon McKoy -

  • Currently: performing on Broadway

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