Ivor Flint has taught singing for more than 25 years in private practice and in a variety of institutions right through from nursery to secondary in the state and private sectors, special needs education, Adult Education to Higher Education. He currently teaches undergraduates at the London College of Music (University of West London); in his private practice, he teaches professional singers, some extremely dedicated amateurs, semi-professionals and singers in voice recovery and convalescence.
He started studying singing at Warwick with Angela Caine and then at the London College of Music (Great Marlborough Street) with Lawrence Watts, who encouraged him to join AOTOS. On leaving college, he studied with Constance Shacklock, Gita Denise, and Andy Field then finished with three years in Hamburg, Germany under the direction of Wolfgang Palm before joining the agency die Stimme.
His professional singing career started when he was very young as a member of the Orpington Junior Singers under the direction of Sheila Mossman. He performs as a tenor soloist in operas and oratorios, has sung for the BBC, and given many recitals in the UK and abroad. He is also an active composer.
He is a member of the British Voice Association and was one of the first groups of students to study the Advanced Anatomy Diploma for Voice Care Professionals with Dr Meribeth Bunch Dayme. He is just starting his M.Phil/PhD in the use of voice analysis software and is a member of the Thinking and Singing group founded by Opera Mint in association with the London College of Music, and a recent member of the Royal Musical Association. In 2011 he was elected Warden to the Private Teachers’ Section of the Incorporated Society of Musicians. He is also a qualified yoga teacher.