Jill Carr

natural voice singing teacher

Based in
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Also teaches in Oswestry, Telford
Jill Carr | natural voice singing teacher

Rates: £14 half an hour; £25 an hour

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I am a natural voice practitioner, and have attended numerous natural voice workshops and training sessions. I specialise in teaching adults to find their true, natural voice, helping them to overcome their inhibitions about singing. I also run a thriving community choir.

I teach acoustic guitar and folk singing too, having sung and played in numerous folk clubs during the 70's and 80'. I will work with beginners, and with more experienced players and singers who wish to extend their playing style and repertoire.

I also teach piano to all age groups, and can teach jazz styles to those with intermediate qualifications. If required, I can prepare students for ABRSM exams, and have a very good pass rate for students entered in the past.

I have a sympathetic and understanding approach, and have a valid CRB check. References are available if required.


Folk singing and guitar playing

Learned folk-style playing from going into folk clubs and singing during the late 60's and all the 70's. Joined Ian Campbell folk group during sessions in Leicester, and developed my finger-picking style by studying playing of Bert Jansch, Ralph McTell et al. Sang with a small folk band in the early 70's. Still sing and play at our local folk and acoustic sessions.

My natural voice singing is a natural progression from the way I have alway sung, and the Natural Voice Practictioners' style reflects the way I approach the teaching of singing.

Jun 1969 - Nov 2008

Educational history

BA Hons Aesthetics, Art History and Music

February, 1978 - October, 1996
Open University
Started with Foundation ARts course, and progressed over many years with the OU to study philosophy, art and design, and music theory.

ABRSM Piano grades up to an including Grade 8

January, 1959 - June, 1966
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music


Aimed at: Beginner and Intermediate.


Fees are payable half-termly in advance. Cancellations should be made the day before, otherwise lesson is forfeit, expect in case of genuine illness or accident. If I cancel the lesson, then that lesson will be credited to the student.

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