Workshop leader for Baseless Fabric Theatre. A 60-90 minute workshop for children aged 8-18 living in the London borough of Merton, to explore the basics of opera. Operas focused on include Cosi fan Tutte and Die Fledermaus.
Role of Mama in Dust Child, a specially-commissioned opera for English Touring Opera, aimed at children with special educational needs. Toured the UK Spring 2016.
Section Leader/staff member at the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain 2009-2013.
Music/singing workshops given at Great Ormond Street Hospital and special schools in Hackneywith leader James Davey.
Chorus Mentor at Birmingham Opera Company for an ambitious production of Tippett’s The Ice Break in 2015. Chorus included a diverse cross-section of the Birmingham community, including refugees, the homeless, students and those with mental health problems.
RNCM Youth Perform – Musical theatre group for Manchester secondary school students. Assistant to director Caroline Clegg in running free workshops for disadvantaged young people, leading to a successful full-scale production of The Wiz in 2010.
With Leo Geyer, bassoonist, giving an opera workshop on Così Fan Tutte
As Mama in ETO's production of 'Dust Child'
Delivering a workshop to a charity summer school
BMus RNCM, 1st Class Honours (Including assessed module on vocal mechanics and pedagogy)
ENO Opera Works 2012/13
Accredited Qualification in Music Workshop Leading for those with learning difficulties and mental health problems
Staff training from The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain. Including first aid, child safeguarding, rehearsal technique, teaching during puberty, pastoral issues etc