Alicia is an experienced, classically trained mezzo-soprano living in West London. She has completed the MA in Vocal Studies at the Royal Academy of Music, London with Distinction. While there, she also studied for the Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music, the teaching qualification. She has been an Open Academy Fellow at the RAM for 2016-17, specialising in Creative Music Leadership.
She currently teaches singing to students at King's College, London. Recently, she attended the ABRSM workshop in vocal teaching, and has extensive knowledge of the ABRSM syllabus exams. She holds the professional qualification of DipABRSM in Singing with Distinction, having also received Distinction for the Certificates of Higher Education in Concert Singing and Opera at Birkbeck, University of London.
Alicia is particularly interested in the role literature and poetry play in singing, having read English at university. She also grew up with a strong interest in foreign languages, drama and dance.
Alicia enjoys tailoring lessons specifically to the student’s requirements, whether that involves general technical help or work towards a specific exam or performance. She always aims to make her sessions enjoyable and memorable, using a range of interactive exercises and different styles of repertoire. Most of all, she enjoys passing her passion for language and music on to others and helping them achieve the results they deserve.
Alicia has been DBS certified to work with children and vulnerable adults.
If you are looking for a safe and encouraging environment in which to learn the technique of singing and to progress further, in whichever direction, don't hesitate to get in touch.