After years of being both an active performer (singer and keys) in two local bands and Head of Music at Secondary school level, I decided to branch out alone to run my own Music school. I offer individual singing lessons for fun, confidence, stress relief and therapeutic benefit, focussing on the enjoyment and healing properties of singing rather than strict vocal training. ABRSM grades are available up to Grade 5. I also offer general Music tuition at GCSE and A Level, along with aural tuition for the major exam boards.
I currently have a large and diverse group of around 40 private singing students on my books, of all ages. I have fourteen years’ experience teaching Music in secondary schools up to A Level standard. I was Head of Music for seven years at Newlands Girls’ School in Maidenhead and for three years at Drayton Manor High School in Hanwell. Throughout that time I have directed choirs and chamber groups for concerts, prepared solo singers for productions and concerts, and helped singers through their A Level coursework recitals. After leaving secondary school teaching I worked as Music Co-ordinator at a Preparatory School in Crowthorne. I have been running a project called ‘Singing for the Soul’…interactive singing sessions at local care homes and therapy centres, where participating in singing has proven to be incredibly healing for those suffering with such conditions as dementia, parkinsons, MS and more. I have therefore worked with students of all ages, and welcome both children (from age 8) and adults to singing lessons.
- Singing Lessons for all ages. Singing for fun, relaxation, confidence and stress-relief, working with your voice as it is and learning basic techniques to help protect it. Tuition for ABRSM exams (up to Grade 5) available if desired. Musical styles to suit you.
- Aural Tuition – all ABRSM exams have an aural skills section. I help people of all grades and all different instruments with this aspect of the exams.
- GCSE Music Tuition – assistance with performing, composing and/or the listening examination