“an holistic approach to the use of the voice through the balance of mind, body and emotion”
Alison Pearce, Vocal Professor at the Royal Academy of Music 1996 – 2010
Alison gives regular master-classes in the world’s leading conservatoires and universities to young professional singers with recent visits to the Netherlands, Norway, Greece, Poland, Israel, US, Italy and Hong Kong.
She is also in great demand by highly motivated amateur singers helping them to fulfil their potential and enjoyment of vocal repertoire by giving workshops for them around the UK and in Europe.
Her lectures for Birkbeck College in their series in association with the Royal Opera House include ‘Singing Mozart Repertoire’; ‘Aspects of Vocal Technique’; ‘Approaches to Singing 20th Century Repertoire’; ‘A Singer’s Viewpoint’; ‘Opera in Translation’ and in addition, for the Research Department of the Royal Academy of Music in London she has contributed to study days on Kurt Weill; the songs of Frederic Chopin and the challenges of communicating emotion in German Lieder.
She was also invited to contribute to the BBC Proms feature on the vocal works of Szymanowski as well as World Service features on Erik Satie and Howard Blake. Her lecture on “The holistic approach to the use of the voice through the balance of mind, body and emotion” has been well received by singers worldwide.