Simon McEnery

Singing teacher

Based in
Salisbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Rates: £45 per hour


Make an enquiry Phone: 01722 712879

Simon McEnery (MA, AGSM) has been teaching singing for some twenty years. He teaches at his home just outside Salisbury and has students who range from the professional to members of local choral societies or local bands and, in particular, young students intending to audition for music, drama and music theatre colleges. Former students have auditioned successfully at Mountview, ArtsEd, GSA, London Studio Centre, Italia Conti, London School of Music Theatre, Bird and VocalTech, as well as obtaining choral scholarships at Oxbridge.

His teaching focuses on the importance of developing a sound technique based on an awareness of the various physical qualities associated with good singing. These include efficient breathing and support, the specifics of the vocal mechanism and the safe projection of different registers and vocal styles through good practice. He considers performance technique to be of primary importance. He has studied Jo Estill's Figures for Voice (levels one and two) but also uses aspect of speech level singing in his teaching method. As a rule, he teaches students no younger than sixteen. He is happy to prepare students for ABRSM and TVU/LCM exams.

He also teaches music theory and coaches for GCSE and A level music.

One-to-one lessons

Group Classes

Simon McEnery Choral Workshops

As Director of the Salisbury Chamber Chorus and Chorus Master of Winterbourne Opera, as well as a teacher of pushing twenty years experience, I'm able to offer your choir a choral workshop day designed to increase your technical expertise, improve your confidence, cultivate your performance skills and enhance your ability to sing as a choir. It will be hard work, fun and, usually, a bit of a mind-broadening experience.
Please contact me to discuss possibilities.

It's a: 
workshop
Venue: 
Your venue
Location: 
, United Kingdom
Rates: 
£200-£250 per day

Experience

Simon McEnery MA AGSM

As a singer I have worked with WNO, Frankfurt Opera, Nancy Opera, Chatelet Opera Paris, De Vlaamse Opera Antwerp, Garsington Opera, Grange Park Opera and with Raymond Gubbay. As a composer I have written a number of works, particularly choral pieces, especially for Salisbury Cathedral Choir. 'The Resurrection', an oratorio, is released on Priory Records. I have been teaching for over fifteen years, and currently have somewhere in the region of forty students.

Dates: 
May 1994

My qualifications

I studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, and also gained a masters degree in musicology at Southampton.
I have also studied Jo Estill Voice Training Levels 1 and 2.

Dates: 
Sep 1989

Services

Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

Make an enquiry Phone: 01722 712879

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