Our Singing Coaches
Singing with Kate!
KATE is the founder of Sing Wimbledon, vocal coach, LAMDA teacher and qualified Vocal Health First Aider.
Having graduated from The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (formerly known as Birmingham School of Acting) with a first class degree and furthering her training at the Royal Academy of
Music in London, Kate went on to work as a professional theatre and TV actress for the last 15 years performing in shows such as The Sound of Music and The Phantom of the Opera in London's West End and television productions Top Boy, Mr Selfridge and Doctors. Most recently, Kate played Polly Peachum in the Beggars Opera touring some of Europes most beautiful opera venues.
Kate has been a vocal coach for over 15 years, teaching all ages and abilities from the beginner finding their voice to professionals working towards auditions and performances.
For Kate, teaching is about combining her knowledge from training and ongoing career as an actress and sharing it with her students, loving to watch the confidence of her students grow and their voices develop.
Kate has worked internationally as both an actress and a coach, working with actors and musical artists in the pop/ rock world on both vocal and performance technique.
Kate has an 100% pass rate with ABRSM exams (grades 1-8 and diploma) and offers LCM and LAMDA tuition too. She is also very happy to help with drama school entry.
Now based in Cambridge, Kate continues to see current students from a studio in Wimbledon but for online lessons, do get in touch.
Singing with Mira!
Mira is a professional singer and actress and holds a BA and MA in Vocal Studies and Music Education from the Sibelius Academy as well as a Post Graduate Diploma and LRAM in Musical Theatre from the Royal Academy of Music.
Since graduating, Mira has performed in musicals and operas both in the UK as well as internationally such as playing Christine Daaé in the Norwegian Premiere of The Phantom of the Opera, Madama Butterfly, Turandot, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Jill in Jack and the Beanstalk as well as understudying Christine in the original production of Love Never Dies in London's West End. Mira has also toured the world with crossover duo Opera Girls.
Mira has been teaching singing alongside her performing career for over 10 years and has frequently taught at both Guildford School of Acting and Mountview. She has also taught singing at various other schools such as Centre Stage Theatre Academy, and Kingston College.
Based in Barnes, Mira is able to offer both in person and online private tuition. She draws on her training and professional experience in helping students improve their singing technique, gain confidence, work on their performance as well as their acting through song. She is also well acquainted with drama school entry requirements and is happy to help students with audition prep for schools as well as other auditions. Mira enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities.
Mira can travel out to students homes if required (a small travel fee will apply).
Singing with Hugh!
Hugh graduated with a Masters in Voice from the Royal Academy of Music and a Bachelors in Music from King’s College, London.
Hugh is an experienced singing coach working with London Youth Conservatoire, teaching music at GCSE and A-Level and has run several choirs. With an ABRSM qualification in teaching, Hugh also offers piano and music theory lessons.
Operatic experience includes Albert in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus (Clyde Opera), Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni (Rogue Opera), Ferrando in Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte (St. Paul’s Opera, Clyde Opera), Hyppolite in Rameau’s Hyppolite et Acrie (Woodhouse Opera), Valere in Rameau’s Les Indes Galantes (Benslow Music), Don Basilio in Mozart’s
The Marriage of Figaro (Hampstead Garden Opera), Male Chorus in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia (Royal Academy of Music), Lysander in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream (Southgate Opera), Tamino in Mozart's The Magic Flute (Southgate Opera) and Pastore I in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo (Teatron Oneiron).
In concert, Hugh has worked with Dartington International Festival, Highbury Chamber Choir, St. Neott’s Choral Society, Waverley Singers, Penzance Choral Society, St. John’s, Wimbledon Choir and Scherzo Ensemble.
Based in Richmond, Hugh is happy to teach either from the comfort of your own home (additional travel fee) or from the music room in Wimbledon (please email for availability).