Sally has over 24 years experience in theatre, screen and studio as a singer, singing teacher and voice coach. She runs a private studio in South Manchester working with classical, musical theatre and choral singers to actors, popular and rock singers.
She specialises in the 'changing voice' both male and female as well as working with the transgender or menopausal changing voice. Sally's students often work towards ABRSM, LCM exams in Classical, Musical Theatre and Popular music.
Sally trained classically at the Royal Northern College of Music where she performed lead roles in many of their large scale productions and has a BMUS(Hons) and a PPRNCM (Professional Performance), she was also awarded the Elizabeth Harwood and Eva Turner Award.
Sally is a trained Animateur having worked on education outreach projects with Opera North and conducted young choirs including the Children in Need BBC Manchester Choir. She currently teaches at Manchester High School for girls, Altrincham Grammar School for Girls and taught at Manchester University for 12 years.
Her professional career includes performing with Glyndebourne Opera, Scottish Opera and Grange Park Opera, she has recorded with the BBC and sung on BBC Radio 3 and at the BBC proms. She has performed with the Halle and has sung at venues such as the Bridgewater Hall, Bristol Hippodrome, Lowry, Salford Keys, Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh and The Royal Albert Hall.
Sally is passionate about understanding the vocal mechanism and how to maintain a healthy voice and has completed a range of training courses with AOTOS and Vocal Process including the ‘Advanced Retreat’ CPD course.
Sally is immensely proud of all her students with many going on to attend the RNCM, The Royal Academy, Birmingham Conservatoire, Kings College, Bird College and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.