Private independent singing teachers and vocal coaches
Ailsa teaches a broad range of vocal styles with a focus on teaching people to develop their singing in an effective way.
Lessons will help you to:
Develop more confidence and technique
Increase your range and ability
Develop new vocal styles
Troubleshoot areas of difficulty and sing with more ease
Work towards qualifications or auditions
Increase your vocal power
Create the sounds you want and unlock the potential in your voice.
Gain a qualification – Vocal grades 1- 8 and beyond following a variety of syllabuses in Classical, Popular and Musical Theatre.
Musicianship and sight-singing.
Singing Qualifications taught:
Rock School vocal grades
ABRSM vocal grades
London College of Music popular music and musical theatre grades
Assistance with GCSE and ‘A’ Level vocal performances
Preparation for auditions
Ailsa has and continues to train with many highly regarded vocal coaches and choral directors from around the UK and Europe. She is also an active member of several professional bodies including Incorporated Society of Musicians, the Association of Teachers of Singing. the British Kodaly Academy and the Natural Voice Network.
Qualifications and Courses attended
BA (Honours) Popular Music and Recording
Post Graduate Certificate in Music Education (Kodaly Methodology)
Association of British Choral Directors Choral Conducting training
Gillyanne Kayes Course: Putting Theory into Practice – Making Sense of Vocal Science
Professional Membership of The Association of Teachers of Singing; Incorporated Society of Musicians; Natural Voice Network
Dane Chalfin Course: Practical Anatomy for Singers and Singing Teachers
TCM with Dr Allan Wright Course plus on-going training throughout the year covering all singing styles
British Kodaly Academy Summer schools and spring courses
Accent Breathing Course with Linda Hutchinson and Dane Chalfin