SINGING   LESSONS

​Mad Fish holds one to one singing lessons at their studio in East Sussex.  

Zoom lessons are also currently being taught and are always available to singers further afield.

The level of tuition given at the studio has a reputation for excellence and has been commented on by many industry professionals with invitations to speak at public events about the level of teaching.

 

Students have worked extensively in the professional world both whilst at the studio and after graduating.

A significant number of students have obtained places at Top Colleges in Performing Arts.

Professional singing technique taught 1-1 by an experienced singer and vocal coach.
Lessons by Appointment

Students have performed in dozens of world class venues and in West End Theatres, UK Tours, European Tours & World Tours including Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, Oliver, Shrek, The Sound of Music, Priscila, Matilda, Beauty & The Beast, The Royal Variety, The Oliviers & Glyndebourne, The National Theatre.

MEET THE TEACHER - EMMA

EMMA

Emma Burnett LLCM, GLCM(Hons) trained at the London College of Music studying as an Opera Singer, first study singer, second study Pianist. 

Emma went on to study at The Knack, English National Opera.

Emma made her debut as Nancy in the World Premiere of Howard Goddall’s ‘Silas Marner’ in London.

Emma has worked for many Opera Companies touring the UK including Holland Park Opera, English Festival Opera and the European Chamber Opera.  She has also sung with The London Philharmonic Choir and St John’s Smith Square performing at the Festival Hall, Windsor Castle and The Albert Hall.  

Work includes Turandot, Carmen, La Boheme, L’Elisir d’amore, Die Fledermaus, Pagliacci, La Traviata, Tosca, Cavalleria Rusticana, Orpheus in the Underworld, Iris, Gianni Schicchi, Carmina Burana, Faure Requiem, Cantique de Jean Racine, Stabat Mater, Gloria, A child of Our Time, Messiah, Elijah, St Matthew Passion, St John Passion.

Emma joined the world famous D’Oyly Carte Opera Company and stayed with them for five seasons after they returned to their home the Savoy Theatre, West End, then on their UK and USA Tours.  Productions included The Mikado, HMS Pinafore, Yeoman of the Guard and Iolanthe.

Emma also recorded for BBC Radio 4, was a backing singer for Kevin Rowland of Dexy’s Midnight Runners, has sung on the cruise ship Minerva and later toured in Musicals of the Millenium in the UK.

Having trained and performed as a professional singer I understand the dedication and commitment that it takes to work in the Performing Arts Industry.  It can be difficult and hard to navigate .  I was lucky to have some amazing teachers when I began my training  which influenced not only my belief in myself but also taught me how to be a good teacher.  After 23 years of teaching I continue to love every moment of working with our students

Singing training includes/assists: 
  • Breathing

  • Posture

  • Voice Placement

  • Vocal Health

  • Warm-up exercises

  • Alexander Technique

  • Confidence Building

  • Song Interpretation

  • Presentation Skills

  • Stagecraft

  • Aural development

  • Pitch and Intonation

  • Microphone Technique

  • Audition Preparation

  • Career Guidance

  • Exams

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