I can finally announce that I am now the Chair Elect of the Association of Teachers of Singing (AOTOS). After the marvellous AOTOS Summer Residential Conference at Clare College, Cambridge hosted by current Chair Nicola-Jane Kemp, I have very big […]
My wonderful singing pupil received incredible reviews for his role in Yeoman of the Guard at The Grange Festival. One review in particular jumped out at me: “His voice was striking, very much an extension to his speech (which is […]
Today was the day! Jonathan Ainscough and I broadcast live from the Royal Opera House to over 80 schools nationwide. We presented our new Create and Sing The Magic Flute materials, including the new warm up that I devised, and […]
I am thrilled to announce that my film The Bang Straws, directed by Michelle Williams Gamaker, has been selected from over 2600 entries to be one of 46 features at Whitechapel Gallery, as part of London Open 2022. It will […]
Absolute treat to look after the singing of the Youth Opera Company in the Royal Opera House rehearsal of Cavalleria Rusticana under Antonio Pappano today. Warming them up in the space was thrilling, and they sounded fab!
Just been sent this picture of me warming up the children for the Royal Opera House Family Sunday on March 6. The theme was “Flying High”, and I led this group of children in a vocal workshop, singing Papageno’s duet […]
On my way back from Doncaster, teaching this gorgeous music to the delightful children of Kirk Sandall and Barnby Dun schools, in preparation for their big performance of Hansel and Gretel in July. Sounding great already!
I have had the pleasure of being invited to work as singing teacher and conductor to the Royal Opera House Youth Opera Company. After having giving singing lessons to the children over Easter, I’ve just returned from a day conducting […]
Just wrapped on a day of filming at the Royal Opera House. The Learning and Participation department hired a film crew to film me singing and teaching the new Create and Sing The Magic Flute. It was an honour to […]
Just finished my first workshop for the Royal Opera House’s Create and Sing programme. We did a virtual delivery of the Hansel and Gretel materials. Here’s a cheeky screenshot from just before we began. What a joy to be creating […]
Excited to share that The Bang Straws has been back in the cinema this week, at the British Film Institute (BFI) on London’s Southbank. Part of the London Short Film Festival, it looked beautiful on the big screen, where it […]
Utterly delighted to have joined Jeff Clarke and the incredible Opera Della Luna for their annual Christmas Nuts concerts. So fortunate we all stayed well enough to sing. Here is a cheeky photo from our final concert of the year, […]
Delighted to be back performing with Opera Della Luna in their ever-popular Christmas Nuts concerts. Here’s a sneaky backstage picture from our first one in the Cotswolds. So fortunate to be out singing with these talented colleagues!
Overjoyed to have conducted Newton Prep’s elite Training Choir at their elegant Festival of Carols concert at Holy Trinity Sloane Square. The children sang beautifully, off the back of their hard work for their Summer Residential in Cambridge.
First day at my new job! I’m now a Programme Practitioner for the Royal Opera House’s Create and Sing Programme. We’ll be working on Carmen, Hansel and Gretel, and The Magic Flute. Over the moon to be starting today!
The Bang Straws is winner of the Best Experimental Award, Aesthetica Short Film Festival! Thank you to the jurors and all the ASFF team! The film is available to stream on Aesthetica Short Film Festival website. “The Bang Straws considers […]
Here’s me rolling up outside the ICA London for the world première of The Bang Straws. We were treated to a screening followed by a live Q&A with the director, Michelle Williams Gamaker. Nominated for the Short Film Award, we […]
On my way to the #premiere of #TheBangStraws at the #BFI #LondonFilmFestival! I play the baddie in @michellewilliamsgamaker’s incredible new film, which has been nominated for the #ShortFilmAward. Couldn’t be prouder of this amazing film!
My new film The Bang Straws will have its première this Saturday at the ICA, London, as an official selection of the British Film Institute. We have been nominated for the BFI Short Film Award! I am playing the role […]
Official selection! Excited to share my new film The Bang Straws (2021), in which I play The Voice Coach, will World Premiere at the 65th BFI London Film Festival @icalondon on Sat 16 October. The Bang Straws has also been […]