Jenna Brown is a doctoral student at the Institute of Education. She is a UK based practitioner-researcher in Music Education, specialising in vocal pedagogy and vocal health research. She is a fellow of the RSA and a qualified voice rehabilitation specialist and vocal massage therapist and runs Bristol Voice Care, providing rehabilitation and coaching for professional and amateur individuals and groups.

She is an editorial board member for The Voice and Speech Review, a tutor-mentor on the MA/PGCert Voice Teaching with ESTA Education and the University of Chichester, and a tutor and assessor for Vocal Health Education's Certificate of Teaching Inclusively.

Jenna trained as a classical mezzo-soprano and voice teacher and continues to manage a busy international work portfolio. As well as performance and vocal health practice, she is currently Assistant Conductor at Bristol Youth Choir and a Music Leader (vocal) at Bristol Beacon. She is a qualified classroom teacher, with experience teaching Humanities and Music in Primary, Secondary, Post-16 and Special Education. She has been a professional tutor on teacher training programmes for students at Bristol University, Bath Spa University, The University of the West of England, and The Open University. She continues to be an advocate and trainer for SEND and inclusive teaching practices and leads the Vocal Health Education Certificate of Teaching Inclusively.

Jenna has authored over 20 peer reviewed publications and conference proceedings, with recent publications on voice and choral pedagogy in the Journal of Voice, The Voice and Speech Review and Australian Voice. She is also a writer for Music Teacher Magazine, where she writes resources and features on singing in schools. She has presented her research at numerous international conferences and is regularly engaged as a speaker and workshop leader for educational and corporate organisations.

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VSC Alumnus Jenna Brown offered a studentship from the ESRC!

Voice Study Centre
Monday 3rd June 2024

We’re delighted to hear that our Alumnus Jenna Brown has accepted an offer of a studentship from the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) for her PHD studies.


Upcoming Short Courses

Science vs Artistry: Key Issues in the Imagery Debate
Thursday 30th January 2025
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
(London Time)

Science vs Artistry: Key Issues in the Imagery Debate

Jenna Brown

This practical and interactive course will introduce attendees to key issues surrounding imagery-use in singing pedagogy.