Liza Hobbs

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Liza Hobbs, vocal singing coach tutor at MusicFest Aberystwyth, 2015Liza Hobbs teaches at the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music, at Battle Abbey School, and until recently at Millennium Performing Arts, as well as privately both in London and in East Sussex where she lives. From 2008 to 2010 she was Chairman of the Association of Teachers of Singing and has worked as a mentor on the Association’s Teacher Training programme. During her singing career she worked in a wide variety of arenas: in opera (the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Glyndebourne), in West End musicals (“Chess”, “Oklahoma” amongst others), in regional theatre (Chichester, Exeter etc.), in music hall at the famous Players Theatre, as well as in the concert and recital hall, in small scale revue and with dance bands. She has a particular interest in the clear enunciation of English by singers and has taken classes and workshops at Morley College, City Lit, the Actors Centre and for Eastbourne Singing Weekends, as well as, most recently, at Aberystwyth International MusicFest. March 2012 saw the publication (by Peters Edition) of “Changing Voices”, a ground-breaking book of songs for teenage boys, which she compiled and edited in collaboration with Veronica Veysey Campbell. And just published this summer, also by Peters and in collaboration with Veronica Veysey Campbell, is a book of songs “Everlasting Voices” designed for the older singer.