aim in teaching singing is to allow the student to grow in confidence as
well as ability, to broaden their musical knowledge, and to achieve
their own potential. Everyone learns at a different rate and has their own
scale of achievement.
The lessons are flexible
and allow you to work at your own pace. Perhaps you would like just one
lesson to help you through an impending concert or preparation for an audition.
You may prefer a lesson once a month or once a week. The choice is entirely yours and
you will never be pressured into having more lessons than you feel you need.
of work include expanding vocal range and power, breathing and support,
improving pitching and tone quality, and improving voice agility.
has students with a wide range of abilities, their ages range from 17 to
93. Some of Joyce’s pupils sing for fun, wanting to improve their
voice, some want to see how far developing their vocal ability can take
them towards a professional career. Some were told as children not to
sing and have always wanted to see if they really could – so far they
is a skilled pianist and accompanies the lesson.
recordings of the lessons are available. Joyce also adjudicates for music festivals.