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Jessica Friend BMus (Hons) - Singing & Piano Teacher

Jessica Friend Vocal Coaching Tutor (Birmingham)

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  • Aston Cantlow (B95) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 06 Feb 2017
  • Sex: Female

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  • Professional Qualification Bachelor of Music - Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS - Yes
  • Professional Membership Musicians Union
  • References References are available upon request
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Personal Message
If you would like singing lessons, whether that be on your own or with a friend. I teach levels from beginner to intermediate and cover a wide range of repertoire. I love to inspire students, whether that be working towards an exam or a fun hobby!
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Singing, piano, drama, theory... take a look at the list of subjects on my profile. My main study is Singing - Classical, musical theatre, pop, jazz and more - ABRSM, Trinity, Trinity Rock and Pop, LCM Pop, LCM Musical Theatre and Rockschool. Piano - Classical (ABRSM), open to many genres. Drama - monologues, characterisation, preparing for a role, auditions I can combine singing and drama lessons, especially for musical theatre. I can prepare students for exams, auditions, performances or even teach a lesson just for the pure enjoyment of that subject. If you are unsure of whether I can teach what you want just get in touch!
Tell me about your qualifications.
High 2:1 Bachelor of Music Honours degree, Birmingham Conservatoire. Grades 1-8 ABRSM in piano and singing.
What kind of experience do you have?
Teaching Experience - Long Lake Camp for the Arts New York, Stourbridge Stagecoach, John Masefield High School, Tudor Hall School, Dormer House, Henley High School and at the Musical Box Stratford Upon Avon. Experience in Opera, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Pop, Classical, Directing, Choir Master, Admin, Stage Manager. Outstanding coaching at Birmingham Conservatoire, Concerts, Competition Finals, Auditions, Operas, Oratorio, Plays, Theatre Tour and Weddings. A part of the vintage trio:The D-Day Dolls, sings in Modern Vinyls and acts at The Bear Pit Theatre.
How much do you charge?
Times and prices to be negotiated depending on travel.
Where do you teach?
I am willing to travel if this works for myself and the student. I also teach from home in the Stratford Upon Avon area, this is near Banbury, Shipston on Stour, Chipping Campden, Evesham, Alcester, Moreton in Marsh, Chipping Norton etc
When are you available?
Please get in touch to see if we can find a mutual time for lessons.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Beginners to Intermediate, all ages.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM, LCM, TRINITY, ROCKSCHOOL (Open to preparing for other exam boards)
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Where and with whom did you train?
4 years training at Birmingham Conservatoire under the tutelage of Anne Dawson, now receiving training from Theresa Goble.
Tell me about some of your current students.
My current students vary in age and ability, most students attend regular lessons and some choose to have short period of an intensive amount of lessons to prepare for something specific such as a drama school audition or performance. Some of my students have been entered for singing exams and some decide not to take exams.
Do you have a personal message for students?
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.