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Jazz/ Pop Singing Teacher & Vocal Coach in Raynes Park - Melissa Toy

Melissa Toy Jazz/ Pop Singing Teacher (South West London)

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  • Raynes Park (SW20) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 07 May 2018
  • Sex: Female
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Personal Message
I believe in working with singers to help find 'their unique voice'. Each lesson is tailored using a variety of exercises to improve technique and encourage vocal confidence. We will work together to achieve your goals.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Aspects of development include:
* Vocal Technique
* Performance Technique
* Audition preparation
* Vocal Health
* Breathing, Support and Stamina
* Range
* Sight-reading
* Repertoire
Tell me about your qualifications.
* BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship - Vocals - due to complete 2018.
* Student teacher with the Institute of vocal advancement.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have been working as a vocal coach for over 10 years and have worked with both children and adults in 121 and group environments. My experience expands across musical theatre and contemporary music genres.
How much do you charge?
Lessons given in my studio are charged at:
£45 per hour
£25 per half hour

The rate for lessons given in students homes will be negotiated depending on the circumstance.
Where do you teach?
I have a teaching studio in my Raynes Park home, it is easily commutable through the South West Train services that operate from Waterloo towards Surrey. My address is a convenient walk from Raynes Park station or a short bus ride from Wimbledon.

I am happy to teach at students' homes within a 3 mile radius for an additional charge.
When are you available?
I teach 7 days a week and can be relatively flexible with availability, please get in touch with your ideal times to book something suitable.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach a wide range of students aged from 4 upwards and at various levels of experience.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes - Child and Adult, available on the DBS update service.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Lessons can be arranged via Skype at convenient times.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
The Institute of Vocal advancement
The Musicians Union
The Association of Teachers of Singing
Do you have a personal message for students?
Whether you are singing for a hobby or to fulfil your creative passions, I will able to assist you with a tailored approach to coaching. I look forward to meeting you!