Do people often ask you to repeat yourself? Do you mumble, or find you slur your words? Are you looking to reduce your accent? Does the thought of public speaking terrify you?
If you want to improve the power and clarity of your voice, then Stephen Williams Jr is here to help. With a diploma in speech therapy and a firm background in performance and voice over, Stephen teaches accent reduction, elocution and public speaking over Zoom and Skype.
Whether you want to completely change your accent or simply just want to neutralise it, he will teach you the techniques and exercises you need to have clearer, more powerful and effective speech.
Using his online coaching, not only will he work with you to improve your diction to achieve your desired speech goals, but he will also rectify any breathing problems you have (a very common issue), to help strengthen the muscles used when talking - making your voice more powerful and commanding.
Whether English is your second language, or you have a regional accent you’ll like to soften, his lessons are designed to allow you to have more confidence in your voice and the way you communicate - all whilst in the comfort of your own home.
With a diploma in speech therapy and a firm background in performance and voice over, Stephen teaches accent reduction, elocution and public speaking over Zoom and Skype.
Your lessons will begin with Stephen listening carefully to your voice and identifying areas where you can improve. You’ll then work him over a series of weeks, in which you’ll go through techniques, routines and exercises, which will neutralise your voice, and bring you the clarity you’re looking for.
Sounds (phonemes) such as 'st' and 'th' will be broken down with you, to ensure proper mouth shape and placement. These will then be incorporated into words and sentences, which you’ll then practice between sessions to allow them to become muscle memory.
All that said, you don’t need to worry, you won’t leave these sessions sounding like the Queen! Although techniques of ‘proper’ English pronunciation will be taught during your lessons, the goal is to give you a confident, neutral tone that matches your voice style, rather than make you sound old-fashioned or robotic. Other elocution teachers may insist that you sound like a BBC newsreader from the past, but unless that is truly your goal, Stephen prefers to harness the power of your voice, and work with you to sculpt it into something warm, powerful and full of clarity, rather than something dated.
As a voice-over artist, Stephen's clients include Heinz, SONY, Aldi, Zazzle and more!
- Diploma in speech therapy.
- Hugely experienced voice over artist and stage performer.
- Theatre and arena tours (Top Gear Live, The Stephen Mulhern Show etc.)
- One-on-one training completely personalised to the students needs.
- Lessons available 7 days a week, over Zoom.
Perfect! Amazing teacher! Stephen really got to the core of my problem and helped enormously! I'd highly recommend him as a voice coach!
Wonderful student! He knew exactly what he was looking for a was very responsive to the exercises. Great work, Andy!
I often found myself struggling to communicate with others, especially large groups. No more! Thank you so much Stephen, I really enjoyed my lessons and sharing your expertise. My confidence has grown and I am already receiving complaints!
What can I say... Stephen was brilliant! An extremely professional and friendly teacher. I'd recommend his services to anyone.
Extremely professional. Stephen customised the lessons to me, and was a delight throughout the process. Much appreciated.
A brilliant teacher. Stephen broke everything down and guided me through the process until I really noticed a difference in my voice. His patience and time was much appreciated.
Thank you for your valuable knowledge and expertise. I will gladly recommend you.
Very, very good! Stephen really knows his stuff. I’m pleased I chose him as my teacher.
Stephen's lessons have made a huge difference to the way I speak! He was incredibly helpful and a true professional! 10/10!
An amazing teacher who has helped me drastically! Thank you!
I'm originally from Yorkshire and had quite a broad accent, so I wanted elocution lessons to help seem more professional in my job. Stephen took the time to understand my needs, and personalised the lessons to me. He was an excellent tutor, and one I'd wholeheartedly recommend.
Soooo good! Stephen is lovely and was so helpful! If you’re looking for a voice teacher, he is absolutely the man for you.
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