Teaching and masterclasses

Caroline has over 10 years’ experience as a singing teacher, providing exceptional tuition for all ages and abilities. Her tailor made lessons, which can be French, German or English, incorporate:

  • solid vocal technique

    (breathing and support, use of resonators, release of tongue and jaw tension, posture)

     

    study of student specific repertoire

    (musicianship and phrasing, harmony, text and pronunciation)

     

    preparation for performances, examinations and auditions

    (communication, presentation, stage presence)

A specialist in the classical repertoire (opera, oratorio, song and chamber music), Caroline teaches other musical styles such as jazz and musical theatre. She enjoys working with choirs and has considerable experience in inspiring young singers in a masterclass situation.

Vocal coaching and workshops

Caroline works on a one-to-one basis with a variety of professionals wishing to improve their spoken voice. Her clients include actors, voice over artists, teachers and executives. She also leads group workshops in a corporate setting aimed at liberating the voice.

 

Her areas of expertise include:

  • breath management and support

     

    developing a pallet of tones and colours in the spoken voice

     

    projection and clarity

     

    posture, gesture and body language

     

    dealing with nerves

Lecturing

Caroline regularly gives lectures, to professionals from a wide range of industries as well as aspiring young singers. Please note that all lectures can be offered in French or English.

  • Where has the fat lady gone?
  • This lecture evaluates what it really takes to succeed as an opera singer, from daily disciplines to developing a growth mindset, embracing setbacks and performing under pressure. This lecture aims to inspire participants to:

     

     

    step out of their comfort zone

     

    create and pursue an optimum learning process

     

    embrace the notion of process rather than final result

     

    lead with humility and strength

     

    manage their own ego and that of others to achieve the best results

  • Women and Leadership
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    How do leading female figures in classical music make a difference to the industry?

     

    What hurdles do they face in comparison to other professions?

     

    How has the industry changed with regard to women and what does the future hold?

     

  • These are just a few of the topics that are covered in this lecture that serves to celebrate the achievements of women within classical music and in turn inspire excellence in fellow leaders in other industries.

     

  • Life Beyond Music College
  • Aimed at students about to embark upon a professional musical career, this lecture is applicable to singers as well as musicians from other disciplines. Topics covered include:

     

     

    self promotion, auditions and building a network of contacts

     

    differences between working in UK, France and Germany

     

    competitions and stress management

     

    making an album

     

    commissioning new works

     

    creating and managing multiple income streams

If you wish to enquire about Caroline’s teaching, coaching or lecture work please do get in touch via the contact page.