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Miss Melissa Toy
Miss Melissa Toy

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Qualifications:
BA Creative Musicianship (1st Class Honours)
MSc Psychology
Child Protection Course:
(verified)
Completed Educare child protection training course. (more)
Keeping Children Safe in Music is the latest in the EduCare's series of distance learning courses on child protection. The training programme uses short films to show a variety of good and bad practice examples, which will be available to watch online. It will help anyone teaching music to children gain a better understanding of their child protection responsibilities, and avoid situations that could lead to accusations of misconduct.

Instruments: Vocals (Singing)
Genre/Style(s): Pop
Rock
Musicals
Jazz
Cabaret
Blues
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Notes:

*Online lessons available!*
Melissa is an enthusiastic vocal coach with over 10 years of experience working 121 and in group environments with both Adults and Children. She is especially adept at helping singers find 'their unique voice'. Melissa guides students through a variety of individually tailored exercises which are designed to establish strong foundations in vocal technique thereby encouraging vocal freedom and confidence. She is a qualified voice specialist accredited by the Institute for Vocal Advancement and Modern Vocal Training. She also holds a first-class BA (Hons) in Creative Musicianship.

Melissa has over 25 years’ experience of performing as a singer and pianist and has participated in various groups, duos, and as a solo act. Her styles range from musical theatre, jazz, pop, rock and anything in between. Born in New Zealand, she was heavily involved in musical theatre both front and back of house before moving to the UK. In addition to teaching in her private studio, Melissa also teaches at the BIMM Institute London and the Sing Space. She is also a doctoral researcher at UCL exploring the relationship between Music Performance Anxiety and the Self in Singers.

Whether you are singing for a hobby or to fulfil your creative passions Melissa will be able to assist you with her tailored approach to coaching.

Contact Melissa

Address: Raynes Park
Greater London
SW20 8EG
Phone: 07594956917
Fee (30 minutes): £32.00
Fee (60 minutes): £55.00

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