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Jeni Bern Classical Singing Teacher (Kingston upon Thames)

Jeni Bern Gold Member

  • Richmond (KT2) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 24 Feb 2018
  • Sex: Female
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  • Can Travel To: Elmbridge, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Spelthorne, Wandsworth
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification BA (Hons) Music Glasgow University
  • Professional Qualification ARCM,LLCM,ALCM
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check CRB checked with "Dyscover" (an aphasia charity)
  • Professional Membership Member British Voice Association , Voice Care Network
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I'm an experienced Opera singer, with many years performing and teaching. I teach vocal technique, Classical and Music Theatre styles & all abilities from beg to adv.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Singing/Vocal Technique
Music Theory
Tell me about your qualifications.
I hold a BA (hons) from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama( validated by Glasgow University.)
I am a graduate of the Britten Pears Opera School at the Royal College of Music, hold ARCM Diploma, LLCM and ALCM Diplomas
What kind of experience do you have?
I have over 20 years of international solo performing experience with major British and International Opera Houses.I have performed as a soloist with many major orchestras, Choral societies and have recorded for BBC radios 2,3 & 4. I have recorded for television and film soundtrack. My wide ranging teaching experience includes private tuition, schools workshops and opera workshops with the community.
How much do you charge?
Tuition fees are £40 per hourGroup lessons can be arranged at reduced rates on negotiation.
Where do you teach?
Normally I teach from home.
When are you available?
Lessons can be arranged to suit individual requirements.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I am happy to teach secondary school age and upwards. All abilities are welcome from beginners to advanced including those wishing preparation for auditions and college entrance exams. Choir members wishing to improve vocal technique are also particularly welcome.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare students for ABRSM grades and TrinityGuildhall Exams
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I am CRB checked as part of my voluntary work with the charity "Dyscover" - a communication group for those suffering from Aphasia
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of the British Voice association and the Voice Care network
Where and with whom did you train?
I trained at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly the RSAMD) with Patricia MacMahon and at the Ryoal College of Music with Kathleen Livingstone