Experienced professional singer and singing/drama teacher.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Singing - most forms of Contemporary - pop, rock, blues, country etc etc Musical Theatre - Performing Arts Drama and Acting - Stansilavski, Characterisation Skills, Shakespeare, Contemporary, Audition Skills.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
BA Hons Performing Arts ( 2008) PGCE (2010)
- How much do you charge?
For private one to one sessions, I charge £20.00 per hour. For drama and singing workshops, I charge £40.00 per hour for groups upto 12 persons. Depending on which workshop is required, a usual session is two hours long. Please contact for your requirements.
- Where do you teach?
I teach in my home for the private one on one sessions. I will travel to Bradford and Halifax for group sessions/workshops. I have my own transport so travel is not a problem. Please note: I have animals so please take this into consideration if you are allergic to cats and dogs. They are not in the room where I teach but they do live in the house.!
- When are you available?
Please contact for details.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages from 9years upwards.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Any performance or audition. Lamda. Trinity Guildhall Most grades - from GCSE upto Degree level. GCSE and A-level singing I also prepare singing and acting students for entry to degree courses in singing, musical theatre, and drama.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I am very passionate about singing and performing arts and this shows in the way I teach. I am a very easy going, good natured person who has a natural ability of making nervous students feel at ease. I believe very strongly in the use of visualisation techniques within the realm of singing and though this make seem a little unorthodox initially, my students soon learn to understand and work within that realm and I have seen great and very fast improvements in students singing and confidence.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I am a very experienced professional session singer who worked for many years within the Music Industry. My work was varied and diverse from international tours to TV jingles. Travelled the world as a backing vocalist to a named artist and others. Very experienced within the Recording Studio setting. Television work. Qualified Performing Arts specialist with small scale Theatre touring UK. Came into teaching relatively late after 'retiring' from travelling but enjoy passing on my own life skills and experience. Have taught Singing and Performing Arts at the University of Salford. Also worked as the main singing teacher at private perfroming arts schools such as Theatre Train and Footsteps Theatre School. Have been teaching one on one for the past five years.
Singing and Drama Workshop Facilitator within the Education and Healthcare system. Specialize in 'Singing for Scaredy Cats' workshop which encourage and give people the opportuinity to sing but who have always been too scared to do so! These workshops have proved to be particularly popular within the Mental Health care system as singing can be a great way of expression to help ongoing therapy.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes. I have a fully Enhanced Up to Date CRB.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Musicians Union, Unison Equity.
- Tell me about some of your current students.
My current students range in age from 5 to 60. They include various levels and styles from professionally experienced singers, musicians and actors to relative beginners starting their first grade exams to people who just want to have the confidence to stand up and sing.
• BA HONS Performing Arts
• PGCE Singing/ Performing Arts
• Fully Enhanced CRB
• Unison, Musicians Union, Equity
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