I studied classical vocal technique for 15 years with Howard Milner, and supplemented this with private language training (French and Russian), repertoire coaching with Floral Opera, Summer International Summer Music school (four years) and further training with Jeffrey Talbot and Neil Howlett. I worked as Area Leader for Sing Up in Lincolnshire and I am the visiting singing teacher at two independent prep schools and two secondary academies. I have performed in professional opera companies in the UK, and performed recitals and gala concerts throughout the UK and in Northern Italy. I teach classical styles, as well as music theatre, jazz, folk, pop/rock.
I graduated a with a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Birmingham, and can tutor chemistry, physics and mathematics in addition to music.
- I currently teach using Skype and Zoom
- Which subject(s) do you teach?I teach singing, piano, recorder, theory and musicanship to adults and children of all levels of ability, in styles that include classical, pop and music theatre. As well as teaching singing I also provide piano accompaniment. Having sung with national opera companies and performed in concerts and music theatre I now specialise in coaching students for auditions and perfomances. I also have lots of experience preparing students for grade exams as well as teaching those who just wish to learn for www.*** Tell me about your www.*** hold an ARCM (Associate of the Royal College of Music) in teaching. I studied performance at the Opera School at the Royal College of Music. I studied piano with Yu Chun Yee and Ian Lake (professors of piano at the Royal College of Music). I studied music theatre at the Actors Centre in www.*** How much do you charge?I charge £30 for 30 minutes, £40 for 45 minutes, £45 an hour- Where do you teach?I teach at home in London, N20. The nearest tube is Totteridge/Whetstone on the Northern line. It is a 10 minute walk from the station, or you could take a bus for 2 stops. There is plenty of free parking outside the www.*** When are you available?I am available weekdays after 4pm, Monday mornings and weekends up to 2pm. I also teach throughout school www.*** Which ages and levels do you teach?I have students of all ages, from 5 to 95! I teach all grades in singing from total beginners to professional performers and have lots of experience preparing students for auditions and music theatre exams. I teach up to grade 5 piano and recorder as well as teaching music www.*** Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?ABRSM graded exams. Entrance to stage and drama schools. Auditions for music theatre, West-End shows, TV, films www.*** Do you have a personal message for students?My priority is to bring out the best in each individual student and to make our lessons as enjoyable as possible. I don't have a fixed teaching method but like to adapt to the interests and natural abilities of each student, so each lesson is an exciting experience for the student and myself.
- What kind of experience do you have?I have been performing professionally for over 35 years in opera, concerts, music theatre, pantomimes, TV and film with companies as diverse as the English National Opera, the Israeli National Opera, Covent Garden Opera House, BBC radio, La Scala (Milan), Earls Court etc. I have worked at English Martyrs Primary School, Hawley Infants and Kingsgate School for 14 years as a singing teacher, accompanist and recorder www.*** Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?Yes. I am CRB checked and hold a Child Chaperone www.*** Where and with whom did you train?Leeds College of Music with Stiles-Allen and Owen Wynne. Royal College of Music with Hervey Alan and Marian Studholme. Israeli Opera with singing Professor Maria Buday. St. Cecilia Conservatori, Rome, with Paolo Silveri. Actors Centre in London with various teachers including Mary Hammond and Mark Meylan. Piano at the RCM with Yu Chun Lee and Ian www.*** Do you belong to any professional organisations?Musicians Union, Equity, Spotlight, AOTOS (Association of Teachers of Singing), Society of Recorder Players.
Rates Rate for online lessons : £45/h
• ARCM• RCM OPERA SCHOOL• CRB checked• MU, Equity, Spotlight
Private one to one tuition available in all aspects of performance and communication skills. Tuition is available in Acting for fun, confidence, competition, Lamda Exams, drama scholarships and drama school auditions. We also offer tuition in Shakespeare, Poetry, Literature, Public Speaking and Musical Theatre. We offer a large, comfortable space in Central Chippenham with easy access to the mainline train station and parking is available.
With five years experience teaching music to those with special educational needs, I believe "we are born musical". Sometimes though we are restricted by our individual differences, we may experience sensory or physical difficulties that limit our ability to express our unique www.*** develop ways to open musical worlds to those with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities. I deliver music as communication in order to encourage pre-language skills, allowing pupils to express their creativity and develop their musicality. If a pupil wants to learn an instrument but needs an individualised learning experience, I tailor lessons to meet their learning www.*** ;work with parents and carers in order to develop their own skills and encourage a musical relationship between themselves and their children or young www.*** include:
Playing a range of instruments
Call and response strategies
Sensory stimulating environments
I have worked with pupils with a range of learning difficulties including:
Profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD)
Severe learning difficulties (SLD)
Mild learning difficulties (MLD)
Sounds of Intent PG Cert- Pending
Makaton levels 1-4
Positive Behaviour Managament
Most importantly of all, we have lots of fun!
I am one of the most sought after teachers of voice , musical theatre, piano, ukulele/guitar in Oxford, and a tutor in Russian.
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Currently a secondary school teacher of Drama and Music I have studied theatre and worked professionally at university and then moved on to train to teach. Looking to enthuse and motivate people ready for auditions and exams I can offer detailed feedback and guide people in theatrical performance.