Sunday 17 May 2020
The Music School, Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, NG10 4AD
Pop: the substance behind the style
A practical day exploring teaching pop singing at a grassroots level
with Jono McNeil
Jono McNeil is a senior vocal lecturer at the Academy of Contemporary Music, featuring in the BBC3 programme The School That Rocks, where he also delivers and writes for the degree curriculum. He also works as a vocal coach for The Voice Kids, The Voice, Wedding Day Winners and Change Your Tune, airing on BBC1 and ITV.
An artist and singer in his own right, he has also performed with Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Nelly, Jamie Cullum, Lemar, George Ezra and Jocelyn Brown, to name a but a few. He has recently released a new album, Broken Lives, as a digital release on Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal. He combines experience on stage with a deep understanding of vocal function to provide an inspirational coaching experience. He has also presented workshops and masterclasses for a variety of organisations, including the British Voice Association, the Voice Council, and Vocology in Practice, and has had a cover feature in the iSing online magazine.
He provides vocal coaching for professional singers, contemporary artists and musical theatre performers. He combines a unique complement of skills to provide a well-blended approach to maximise the possibilities of the voice. He adapts a holistic approach, with a deep focus on sustainable vocal technique, contemporary vocal styling and dynamic performance skills.