At Arts1 we have a team of vocal coaches and offer both individual vocal coaching sessions and small group singing lessons for young people and adults. Our individual singing lessons are the ideal way to improve your singing technique, build confidence in your singing voice, expand your repertoire or prepare for auditions. We work with complete beginners right through to professional performers and with children and adults. At Arts1 you can be assured that you are learning from a team with an incredible range of experience.
All our teachers work with Estill Voice Training – This is a cutting edge approach to training voices and enables us to improve vocal technique and build your confidence very quickly. Arts1 has two Master Trainers of Estill voice training. These qualifications require years of dedicated training in anatomy, acoustics and requires full control of the 13 movable parts of the vocal mechanism. In 2017 Arts1 was announced as England’s first Educational Affiliate of Estill Voice Training. The team is led by James Grimsey, James is a regular part of the team for The Voice Kids for ITV, has worked on the X-Factor and his previous clients include Samantha Barks (Les Miserables Movie, Pretty Woman on Broadway) and Little Mix. James has presented lectures on voice training at the World Voice Symposium in Melbourne Australia.
Piano & Guitar
Individual coaching sessions in Piano or Guitar will help you master your instrument through regular training with an expert coach. You will work on technical elements alongside performance skills as you train to improve your level of ability. Your coach will motivate you to practise perfect, focussed regular practise is the only way to ensure you are getting the most from the sessions and to help your improvements become permanent. Our individual sessions are suitable for children, young people and adults and may involve taking recognised graded examinations or working to a performance focus.
Our individual acting coaching sessions give students the opportunity to explore material of their own choice, work on audition material and prepare for LAMDA examinations. Work with an experienced coach to help you improve your communication skills, explore dramatic text, develop you physical skills, enrich your spoken voice and improve confidence in a dedicated individual session.