Two references from current pupils

References: Emma is an inspiring teacher. Her positive and professional approach has developed both my voice and self confidence so much. She has a breadth of knowledge and passion for singing that is contagious! To me, she’s not just a singing teacher but has also become a friend. Charlotte, aged 14 My daughter Philippa who […]

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The concert debrief!

The concert at the TWGGS school, Tunbridge Wells, was a great success! I have now spent some time ‘debriefing’ myself, to better understand how I handle performing. When I was younger, I would get worried that, before a performance of any kind, my body would react to my nerves by almost shutting down. On the […]

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Help me to support our community’s children on 16th!!

www.buytickets.at/twggsconcert I am looking forward to meeting you all and sharing with you some of my favourite music including songs from fauré, Schubert and Mozart. But this concert on the 16th March is evolving. What started as an intention to raise money for the TWGGS PTA and their Ghana Education Project is becoming as much […]

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Concert! Friday March 16th 8:00pm Tunbridge Wells

I am really looking forward to introducing to you some of my favourite songs, from composers such as Mozart, Schubert and Fauré, and sharing their beauty with you in live performance. This is also a unique opportunity to hear a beautiful harp ensemble of both younger and older students under the direction of Nikki Martin. […]

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Thinking of a singing career?

I started off my singing career at 10 years old! My school, sadly no longer there – Croham Hurst School, decided to put on The Friendly Giant for our end of year show. Sadie Manton had a lovely voice and always seemed to get the solo roles. Pretentious Emma decided that she wanted to audition […]

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Lockton Choir Carol Concert!!! – next wednesday

Hello All,   Just to say that I will be conducting the Lockton Choir next Wednesday 13th December at 12:30pm at the St. Botolph building, London. It will be our debut concert and a very short one! But it is for a fantastic charity; the Rainbow Charity, so your support would be welcome!! Look forward […]

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My singing lessons

So …. what do my lessons consist of? Who comes to my lessons? What repertoire do we work on? Why do so many people love to have singing lessons? My students have either an hour, three quarters of an hour or half an hour lessons. For my younger students, half an hour is certainly sufficient. […]

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The role of music

I am starting to study the repertoire for a recital that I am giving in March ( it has been postponed from February). It is music from 18th to 20th century; songs in Spanish, English, German, French and Italian. When I was at The Royal Academy of Music, we were asked to regularly perform French […]

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The importance of music in schools

I have heard from my daughter’s school that the music department is under staffed. They are unable to offer choirs and orchestras this term and many of the pupils are understandably upset by this. But why is music so important in schools? I believe that the core academic subjects are important, but not sufficient to […]

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