Heidi Pegler studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and Trinity College of Music, London. She sings with the Aderyn Ensemble and the All Souls Orchestra and has performed at many of the leading concert venues in this country. She is currently Head of Singing at St Paul’s Girls’ School, Hammersmith, where she runs a lively and busy singing department, and is an examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She was part of a team overseeing the new ABRSM Singing Syllabus.
She was a contributor on both A Common Approach 2002 (Faber) and All Together! (ABRSM) a book focusing on peripatetic teaching in groups. She edited and devised The Language of Song (Faber) with friend and colleague Nicola-Jane Kemp, a series of songbooks developed to help young singers sing successfully in foreign languages. The Elementary and Intermediate books won Best Educational Publication at the Music Industry Awards (2007). She has also published It’s never too late to sing (Faber) with Pam Wedgwood, a tutor book for beginner singers, and The Best of Singing (Faber) Grades 1-3 and 4-5 selecting highlights from the ABRSM singing syllabus.