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Matthew Ward - Singing Teacher in Edgware Rd, Sydenham, Travel

Matthew Ward Classical Singing Teacher (South East London)

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  • Forest Hill (SE26)
  • Last Logged In: 07 May 2017
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Camden, City of London, Kensington and Chelsea

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Personal Message
I believe everyone can sing. Each person's voice is a unique instrument and it is a joy train, encourage and promote artistic expression. I love helping singers from all genres increase their power, stamina, vocal range, dynamics and enjoyment.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Vocal Technique (Pop to Classical)
Audition Preparation (Singers, Actors & Instrumentalists)
Music, Aural Skills, Sight reading

Over the last 12 years I have successfully trained numerous singers from various genres. My teaching focuses on each student as an individual and works towards empowering the student to sing the way they dream of. My technique promotes healthy, sustainable and adaptable singing. I work closely with students to formulate a focused plan for their singing goals. This empowers each singer to choose the way they want to sing. The possibilities are endless.
Tell me about your qualifications.
Masters of Performance, Royal College of Music, London
Bachelor Classical Voice, West Australian Academy of Performing Arts
Certificate II Music Theatre, West Australian Academy of Performing Arts
Italiano Elementare I/A2, Centro Firenza (Florence)
What kind of experience do you have?
NEWS: Most recently, I have founded the Vocal Performance Initiativewhich operates as a teaching, consultancy and creative body. Please visit our website )for further information.

I am proud to be a member of the teaching panel with Croydon Music and Arts, London. Here I have worked with 4 primary schools choirs and assist in the development plan promoting singing in class rooms.

Over the last 12 years I have been fortunate enough to teach a wide range of students from all backgrounds, Pop, Classical, Music Theatre, Jazz, Gospel, Actors, Instrumentalists, TV presenters.

I have held positions as Head of Vocals at a church (looking after 50 singers), Singing Teacher at a private boy's school, Private Singing Teacher, singing workshop leader in primary and high schools, singing workshop assistant with BBC Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Proms Sing Plus and Royal College of Music Education. And as a Music Outreach Education performer I have visited over 35 schools nationally with English Touring Opera. Currently I teach a number of Actors to sing and assist in audition preparation. In addition I am a member of the Teaching Panel for Croydon Music & Arts.
How much do you charge?
I am currently teaching from the Jaques Samuel Piano Studios (Marble Arch/ Edgware Rd) and Bloomsbury Studio (Great Ormond St). I also teach from my home studio and via Skype (Yes, I have a few international Skype students) All lessons £35ph.

Please note cancellation fees apply with less than 24 hours notice.
Where do you teach?
Jaques Samuel Pianos, Edgware Road.
Bloomsbury Studio.
Westbourne Rehearsal Studios.
At home studio.
Student's house.
Alternative venues if required.
When are you available?
Monday to Sunday where available.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I have taught students from the age of 8 through to 60.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
ABRSM Singing exams
ABRSM Instrumentalist exams: theory, aural and singing skills
Entrance auditions for music programmes
General vocal technique ALL LEVELS
Music and Aural skills ALL LEVELS
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Current DBS Certificate.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Skype are very different from those in person, but can be very effective.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Member of the Teaching Panel, Croydon Music & Arts
Where and with whom did you train?
Patricia Price, West Australian Academy of Performing Arts
Justin Lavender, Royal College of Music, London
Raymond Connell, current