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April offers a discount of 25% on their first / introductory lesson!
April is a London based Soprano.
At the age of 11 she began her classical training under the tutelage of soprano Arlene Randazzo.
From a young age, April won numerous firsts at Music Festivals and won Stratford & East London Young Musician of the year 2009 and 2013. In 2009 she was also awarded The Isabel Wilson Memorial prize for a young singer of exceptional promise.
In 2011 she was accepted into the Junior programme at Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she was trained under the tutelage of Marilyn Rees until 2013.
April has been awarded a Bachelor of Music with Honours degree from The Royal Academy of Music. During her time at The Royal Academy of Music, April had been under the tutelage of Catherine Benson. Through being accepted into the undergraduate course she was awarded the Stanley Wise Music Award from The Worshipful Company of Bakers.
During her time at the Academy April has participated in many opera courses including: Isabella Radcliffe’s Italian Opera Summer School; Melofonetica; A.I.M.S (International Summer School) and a British Youth Opera Workshop. Through these courses she has portrayed roles of; Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) Despina (Così fan tutte) Papagena (Die Zauberflöte), Nannetta (Falstaff), Louisa (Betrothal In A Monastery) Lucy Lockit (The Beggars Opera), Yum-Yum (The Mikado) and Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel).
In 2018 April was also awarded The Countess of Munster Musical Trust Derek Butler Award.
Following completion of her undergraduate course April is now continuing her studies through a postgraduate course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance under the tutelage of Teresa Cahill. Through being accepted into her postgraduate course she was awarded Trinity Laban Scholar. She is also considering a course in an opera school which will help her to pursue her passion for a career as a professional opera singer. April’s main ambition in life is to play the role of Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro at a major operatic venue.
Having begun my music education at the age of 11 I have a broad understanding of music theory and technique that can help beginners have the strong start in their music education that they desire.
I also have sat many ABRSM examinations for voice and music theory as well as musical theatre exams so can be of assistance in preparing my students to undertake these examinations.
During my career as a singer, I have also participated in numerous music festivals around the country which helped me as a performer learn many skills that goes into the art of performance that one cannot always learn in a classroom and therefore can impart my knowledge to my students.
A consultation is 30 minutes. In this lesson we will discuss your aims and what you would like to learn from me.
To provide my students with the best possible start in the understanding and knowledge that goes into a career in singing. To master the basic and key skills in a safe environment where the freedom of expression is encouraged.
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Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (2020) - Master of Arts (Performance) (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
- Royal Academy of Music (2018) - Bachelor of Music (Honours) (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)