Director and Team

Directors

Debbie Winter

Debbie Winter

Director

Debbie Winter (LLB Hons, MA) lectured in Law and sang professionally on the jazz scene before deciding to change careers and become a vocal coach. She noticed a...

Peter Thompson

Peter Thompson

Director of Operations

Peter joins us from an international Magic Circle law firm, where he worked as a technical lead in their Technology Operations division. Graduating from Reading...

Office Staff

Tracy Theobald

Tracy Theobald

Assistant Director, Head of Student Care and Admissions

Tracy has a Business Administration qualification and has many years’ experience working within Administrative environments in Leadership and Management roles...

Shanie Fairclough

Shanie Fairclough

Administrative Assistant

Shanie has obtained a BTEC level 3 extended diploma in Health & Social Care – Transferable skills, where she gained knowledge in key areas: duty of care, diversity, and inclusion, safeguarding, communication, and personal wellbeing.

Alice Cherry

Alice Cherry

Senior Marketing Officer

Alice has graduated the university of Bournemouth with a degree in events management, and has a background working in marketing and events across a broad range of associations.

Debbie Cotman

Debbie Cotman

Voice Over Artist, Podcaster, Events Host and Manager

Debbie (MA Acting) has her own voiceover business alongside working with the Voice Study Centre. As a professionally trained East London based voice actor with a Masters in Acting and a year’s training in Meisner through The Salon Collective she specialises in corporate narration, IVR/Onhold, commercials and children’s audiobooks.

Core Academic Staff

Sophie Scott

Sophie Scott

Senior Lecturer

Sophie Scott (MA English, PG Dip vocal pedagogy, PG Dip acting, ALAM) is a vocal, performance and presentation skills coach and a Sustained Dialogue Moderator...

Claire Thomas

Claire Thomas

Lecturer

Claire is a singer, singing teacher and voice researcher. She currently lectures in singing on the Musical Theatre programmes at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and runs a private singing studio just outside Edinburgh.

Louisa Morgan

Louisa Morgan

Lecturer

Louisa is a lecturer, researcher, singing teacher and audition coach. In addition to lecturing with the Voice Study Centre, she teaches technical singing to MA and MFA Musical Theatre students at the Guildford School of Acting (GSA).

Joseph Griffiths-Bloor

Joseph Griffiths-Bloor

Lecturer

Joseph is a Voice & Accent Coach operating in the South West of England, holding a MA in Professional Voice Practice from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. 

Joshua Lee-Cummins

Joshua Lee-Cummins

Lecturer

Joshua is a singer, multi-instrumental musician and PhD candidate in Creative Music Practice at the University of Edinburgh.

Mel Toy

Mel Toy

Lecturer

Mel is a singer, songwriter, and vocal coach specialising in contemporary commercial music. As a vocal coach, in addition to her private practice...

Pippa Anderson

Pippa Anderson

Lecturer

Pippa Anderson holds an Mlitt (Master of Letters) in Music, and is also a senior lecturer and vocal health consultant for the musical theatre programme at Leeds Conservatoire and Clinical Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist at Freeman Hospital.