Enjoy learning to sing or brush up your technique in a warm and friendly environment with a trained professional. I am an experienced singer and voice teacher based in central London, Pimlico SW1. Check out my website for more info.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
All aspects of Singing:
- Vocal technique
- Breath control
- Repertoire selection
- Musical/dramatic interpretation
- Stage presence
- Period style
- Diction (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)
- Reading music
- Sight singing
- Ear Training
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I received my MM (Master of Music in Vocal Arts) degree from The Juilliard School in New York and a BA (Bachelor of Arts in Music: Voice) from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
I have been a fellowship recipient and young artist with the Aspen Opera Theater Center, Opera Theater of St. Louis and the Tanglewood Music festival.
Awards and Scholarships received:
Gerda Lissner Foundation, Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation,Metropolitan Opera National Council, National Opera Association Competition, Aspen Opera Theater Center fellowship, Career Bridges Foundation, Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, Tanglewood Music Festival, F. Munn Memorial Scholarship (The Juilliard School), Leona Gordon Lowin Scholarship (The Juilliard School), Mel Silverman Opera Scholarship (The Juilliard School), Dora L. Foster Scholarship (The Juilliard School) , Rise Stevens Scholarship, (The Juilliard School), Bori Grant (The Juilliard School ) JosÃ© Iturbi International Music Competition, Higley Scholarship (The Juilliard School), Alice Tully Scolarship (The Juilliard School), Raymond-Cryder Foundation Scholarship in Voice (The Juilliard School), Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship (The Juilliard School), Music Department Scholarship (Pepperdine University)
- How much do you charge?
£50/hour for lessons at my studio in Pimlico.
£55/hour for lessons taught in a student's home or if travel is required.
£40/hour if you buy a pack of 5 lessons
- Where do you teach?
I teach out of my studio in central London, Pimlico SW1 conveniently located just around the corner from the Pimlico tube stop on the Victoria Line.
I will also travel anywhere within central London.
- When are you available?
Flexible. Contact me for availability.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages and levels. Beginning to Advanced
All styles: Classical to contemporary
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare my students fully for any upcoming auditions, performances or exams ranging from school and conservatory to professional.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I have full access to video chat, and the fastest fiber internet to facilitate voice lessons online. The microphone I use is a Blue yeti Pro Mic. The student on the receiving end must also have access to speedy internet, video capability and a good microphone.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
To sing with ease and confidence is to sing with great technique!
- What kind of experience do you have?
Between recital, concert and operatic work I have been around the world singing professionally. From the metropolitan Opera, to recitals in Japan, Ireland, Switzerland, Germany, Italy and all over the US.
In conjunction, I have taught voice lessons for the past eight years based out of New York City and the Aspen Music Festival STEPS program.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
California Voice Teachers: Kathleen Roland, Henry Price
New York Voice Teachers: Edith Bers, Marlena Malas
Coaches and masterclass: James Levine, Brian Zeger, Nico Castel, Tom Grubb, Corradina Caporello, Denise Masse, Margo Garrett, James Conlon, Gayletha Nichols, Edward Berkeley, Roger Vignoles, Steven Wadsworth, Gary Wedow, Louise Lofquist, Mona Lands
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am part of Actors Equity in the USA.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
My students range in ages and levels but have one thing in common, they love to sing.
Check out my website if you'd like to read some testimonials.
• Bachelor of Arts (Applied Music: Voice)- Pepperdine University
• Master of Music (Voice)- The Juilliard School
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