Janice  Thompson says: I am an alumna of City University, the Royal Academy of Music and The University of West London.

Influences on my work include the teaching of my RAM teacher, the late Mary Makower ARAM; singing Teacher Mollie Petrie FGSM; the Association of Teachers of Singing (ongoingCPD); Meribeth Dayme PhD, Vocal Anatomy Course for Voice Professionals/Core Singing; the Accent Method; BVA Voice and the Neck’/‘Pop, Rock and Jazz’ courses; Vocal Process; the Estill Model; Janice Chapman; Mary King; Alexander Technique; Mindfulness; Brain Gym; Christina Shewell, Voice Foundation Singing and Speaking Course; British Wheel of Yoga; the Chakras.

I  read and research for the benefit of myself and my students; most recently W.Stephen Smith’s ‘The Naked Voice’, ‘Acting through Song’, by Paul Harvard,  and before that a revision of the 19C singing teaching techniques of Manuel Garcia 11 in connection with its relevance to my 21st century clients.

A fulfilling aspect of my work has been mentoring  less experienced singing teachers, working with them to and beyond Diploma level.

Other information about me: 

My qualifications include an an MA in Arts Management, an LRAM Diploma in Singing Teaching, a BA(Hons) in Humanities (Music and Psychology), and an ATCL In Pianoforte.

Highlights from my early singing career  include a recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields, an appearance at the Queen Elizabeth Hall with City of London Choir and ad hoc choral work with the BBC Singers (under the professional name of Janice Eveleigh).

I am a member of AOTOS, the BVA and AESS.

Association of Teachers of Singing.