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MA Student Invited To Eurovision Judge!

Thursday 14th March 2019

A big well done to one of our MA Voice Pedagogy students, Jai Ramage, for being selected to represent the UK on the judge’s panel for Eurovision this year!

We’re so proud of you!

Jai will be joined on the panel by Adele Roberts, AJ Bentley, Pete Watson and Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

The judges will decide half of the result of the contest, and will be asked to evaluate vocal capacity, performance on stage, composition, originality of the song and overall impression.

Jai Ramage

Jai has worked extensively at the highest levels in TV, theatre and the music industry. With 15 years of education and experience in Vocal Coaching...

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