Singing Teacher in Exeter
Email: [email protected]
Louisa has been coaching for 14 years. She has had classical and musical theatre training, in addition to being a trained actor and director. She has a high success rate with students applying for drama schools and musical theatre courses (including Mountview, Italia Conti, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, East 15, Emil Dale, Bird, Urdang and Performers College).
Louisa teaches singing to the Acting students at the Cygnet Theatre in Exeter and runs a busy week of individual lessons based in a private room at the Cygnet Theatre. She has previously worked as a peripatetic teacher at St Peter’s Preparatory School in Lympstone and St James School, Exeter. Louisa has worked professionally as a singer, director and actor.
Member of: The Association of Teachers of Singing (AOTOS), the British Voice Association (BVA), the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA), and the Musician’s Union.
Vocal Health First Aider (Certified by Vocal Health Education). Vocal health is extremely important to Louisa. In December 2020 she took her Vocal Health First Aid certificate to make sure that all the advice she gives to her singers is as accurate and safe as possible.
Louisa regularly attends conferences and CPD events to ensure she is working with the most up-to-date information on voice work. Recently she has undertaken Weeks One, Two and Three of Gillyanne Kayes and Jeremy Fisher’s Vocal Process Singing Teacher Training (some of the leading experts in the voice world). Louisa is also currently studying part-time towards her MA in Vocal Pedagogy with Voice Workshop and the University of Wales Trinity St David.
Louisa is fully DBS checked, registered with the Update Service and holds a Safeguarding certificate.
Music Qualifications & Achievements:
- Grade 8 (distinction) ABRSM singing
- 3 Year Diploma in Professional Acting with Directing
- BA (Hons) English and Literary Studies: First Class
- Lead and ensemble roles in Musical Theatre and Pantomimes (2010-2016)
- Jazz singing as part of a harmony trio for events (2013-2016)
- Classical singing for various concerts including Soloist for the Mayor of Chelsea and Kensington’s Charity Ball (2014)
- Vocal training with Olivia Safe (2003-2007) and Adrian Hicks (2010-2013)
I teach my lessons from a teaching space located at Cygnet Theatre, Friar’s Gate, Exeter, EX2 4AZ, UK. My full teaching address will be provided upon your first lesson booking.
“Louisa’s lessons are fantastic. I used to be an extremely nervous singer and she’s brought my voice out of its shell. Every lesson is different and I can’t wait for the next one!”
“Singing with Louisa is wonderful. She is a supportive and friendly teacher who has shown me notes I didn’t even know I could sing and has given me confidence in my singing ability. I would recommend her any day!”
“Louisa’s accommodating and gentle approach will make any singer, no matter their experience, feel comfortable and relaxed. Her friendly disposition makes it so easy to ask her questions or voice your concerns. Better still, within just a few sessions you can really notice a difference in your voice!
I felt motivated by all the positive reinforcement she provided and it is evident that she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every lesson. As a total beginner, I honestly could not have asked for a better singing teacher.”