inspiration and mentoring
We work with clients of all ages and abilities, those who wish to make a living out of singing and those who wish to sing for fun or therapy.
We have coached students in schools at GCSE level, A Level and in Higher Education at Degree level. Past clients also include those now working full time in West End theatre productions and in professional bands.
These are just a few of the many testimonies we receive from satisfied clients:
Hi Rachel. Must thank you once again for past advice. Woke up with sore throat and a cold on Saturday morning and had a gig that evening and one the following afternoon. But using the techniques you showed me no one realized!
Karen - Big Band singer
I saw that Rachel worked with people who were not well. This sounded ideal & booked a trial lesson with the expectation that it would be a one off, just to get it out of my system. Bearing in mind my total lack of musical experience/performance & not being of an out going nature at my first lesson I was so nervous that I couldn't get a single note out.
Undeterred by this, I had another lesson. I explained my situation to Rachel who totally understood my position. With gentle encouragement & guidance the lesson progressed. At the end of my second lesson Rachel said “we'll have you singing in public.” In my head I replied to myself “that's what you think, but I know that's not going to happen”! I had absolutely no inclination whatsoever to sing in public.
Anyway, just before Christmas last year I gave my first public performance having volunteered to do so & I went on first! At the interval several people came up & congratulated me on my performance. They couldn't believe it was the first time that I'd done it, & one lady said it was “inspirational.” As a result from what they had seen & what I had said I know at least one person was going to take up lessons.
Rachel is extremely understanding about the limitations my illness has on me & works within what I am able to achieve on the day. I genuinely feel very fortunate & lucky to have found her. It has given me something positive to look forward to & has increased my confidence. If that's not enough, my singing has also drastically improved!
I have learnt so much in my lessons, people have noticed already how much improved my voice is.
Gwen – Choir member