The AWARD WINNING VOICE OF JAZZ, POP AND SOUL

Nicki Allan

Teaching

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For Students seeking Professional Tuition and Coaching in Jazz, Rock, Pop and Musical Theatre then please use the Contact page on this website.

 


 

Principle Study Voice Coach for Pop, Rock and Jazz. RNCM BMUS 2001 - Present

Currently teaches Principle Study Singing on the RNCM BA Honours Degree in Popular Music Studies. I have worked there for almost four years and have written the module for singers to meet the changing demands of today's Vocalists. The course is suitable for any students who want to peruse a career in popular music and need the necessary skills to facilitate that. The Singing module focus' mainly on Pop, Rock and jazz and  contemporary singer songwriter styles, incorporating elements of Improvisation, rhythm, while encouraging individual artistry underpinned by a healthy vocal technique. 


 

Hull University Singing Teacher BA Music 2013 - Present

 


Leeds College of Music

September 1993 – June 2013

For almost twenty years I worked at the college and undertook and developed various different teaching posts throughout that time, including writing courses for Keyboard Skills, Musical Theatre modules, Keyboard Skills classes and Gospel Choirs. Primarily Principle study Voice Teacher for HE, FE and Post Graduate levels and Coordinator and Tutor of the Jazz/Popular Music Summer Schools 2003 -2006.

 


Singing Teacher, Choir Director, Repertoire, Stagecraft Skills

SLP College of Performing Arts, Leeds

September 2006 – June 2009 (2 years 10 months)

I worked at SLP College for 3 years in a very intense Musical Theatre Stage school with very high standards of singing and performing. Most repertoire was set to routines and I had the pleasure of working alongside many accomplished London cast and choreographers. In addition to the repertoire and stagecraft work I also directed choirs for large Musical Theatre S.A.T.B  Choral arrangements of popular stage numbers for all years and taught sight singing and theory to all non-reading students. Supervised and taught many staged shows over those years and prepared students for both LAMDA, Trinity and ALCM exams.

 


 Visiting Lecturer at Hull University, Leeds University, and Chester University.