About Me

About

Hayley is a professional performer and singing teacher with over 16 years of vocal training & experience behind her, and 5 years teaching in a variety of settings. She enjoys a varied performing career, singing all over the world as part of Bella Popera, and taking part in concerts, musicals, cabarets and contemporary operas.

Recent highlights include Celebrity Cruises, performances at The Ivy West End and Grosvenor House Hotel, ‘Cinderella’ the Pantomime tour, My Fair Lady (Bristol Hippodrome), and she has even performed for Deborah Meaden from BBC’s Dragon’s Den!

Hayley has a passion for teaching, helping students find their confidence and enjoy the process of learning to sing. She has taught both within schools and privately, with people from ages 5-65!

Hayley has a wealth of technical knowledge and experience in a variety of styles which she brings to her teaching. Her approach to lessons is fun, relaxed and positive, helping you to feel real improvement through combining the freedom of exploring your vocal tone with strong core technical knowledge.

She loves working with people from all walks of life but has a particular specialism in confidence building through singing with children and adult beginners. Other areas of specialism include actors/dancers looking to improve their singing, and working with young children from ages 4-6 as an introduction to singing. If you are looking to start from scratch or brush up on old skills, she will help you to achieve your potential.

Hayley has successfully put many students through ABRSM and Trinity singing exams, and helped people to gain places at drama schools such as East 15 and Central School of Speech and Drama. So, if exams or auditions are what you are looking to work on, Hayley can provide great coaching to help you succeed. At her home studio in Tooting, she has access to recording equipment and a large bank of music to help find something to suit you.

Music Qualifications & Achievements:

  • MA Music (Performance)
  • BA Music
  • Grade 8 Piano ABRSM
  • Grade 8 Singing ABRSM
  • Grade 5 Music Theory ABRSM
Geolocation

51.4274867,-0.1788946

Instrument(s) Taught

Singing

Instrument

Singing

Lesson Type

In-Person

Lesson Prices

45 mins

£33.00

Reviews

Reviews

April 21, 2023

I love my singing lessons with Hayley. Having spent my whole life thinking I was one of those people who just couldn’t sing, it’s brilliant that Hayley is so positive and encouraging. Her lessons are really flexible, so I can suggest songs I’d like to practise and we experiement with recorded backings, as well as having Hayley accompany me on the keyboard. I know I’ve got a long way to go, but Hayley reeally makes me feel I’ll get there in the end!

Andrew
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April 5, 2023

Hayley has been teaching my daughter to sing for nearly 4 years now, it’s been a joy to see her confidence in singing grow and Hayley gets the balance of technical and fun just right, my daughter’s had great results in the singing exams she’s done with Hayley and always looks forward to her lessons.

Ally Watson
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April 4, 2021

Hayley’s lessons are just great, I always look forward to them and leave with a spring in my step. They are really professional but at the same time so much fun.

I just wanted to explore how to sing a little, having never done any in my life. At the age of 64 it turns out I can actually sing, all thanks to Hayley. She is really knowledgeable and more importantly has a way to communicate the techniques required to find or improve your voice at your own pace.

Des
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April 4, 2021

Hayley has been teaching my 5 year old to sing for around 12 months. Her lessons are always fun, engaging and accessible. Hayley knows just how to pitch the learning to get the most out of my daughter and she always chooses songs that she can enjoy learning. Hayley is an excellent teacher who I would thoroughly recommend’. From Maggie – ‘Hayley is the best’.

Louisa Maggie
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April 4, 2021

Thank you very much for being such a kind a lovely teacher for Aurora, she loves your classes and she is going to miss you so much!

Serena
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April 4, 2021

We initially booked singing lessons with Hayley to help my daughter with the echo part of her Grade 2 music exam as she was struggling to “find” her voice. Hayley has been wonderful in releasing that shyness and giving her the confidence not only to sing but to sing out and be proud! As a result, my daughter has been selected for singing a descant part at school, something she wouldn’t have achieved previously and went to her music exam without any fear. She has loved her singing lessons with Hayley so much, she now wants to pursue singing as her second instrument.

Sam
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