Kim Chandler is considered one of the UK’s leading contemporary singing specialists, teaching singing since 1995 to literally thousands of singers, both institutionally and privately. As a highly regarded industry vocal coach, she runs a busy private studio where she teaches and mentors an elite team of professional singers, recording artists and other vocal coaches.
Kim has been an endorsed coach with top international vocal technology company TC Helicon since 2007 being a ‘Vocal Coach in Residence’ twice for their popular Voice Council Magazine. She works regularly at the legendary Abbey Road Studios leading their exclusive “Record a Song” sessions and was part of the coaching team on the UK Audition Tour for the Series 3 of “The Voice”.
Academically, Kim was a Principal Lecturer in Contemporary Voice at Leeds College of Music and a Senior Lecturer at the London College of Music, the institution from where she also holds a Masters degree (with Distinction) in performance. She was also the Academic Head of the UK’s oldest, most established pop vocal college “Vocaltech” for two years (now BIMM London).
Now completely freelance, Kim is regularly invited to lead vocal workshops & masterclasses and is a regular presenter at national & international vocal conferences, including as a keynote speaker in Australia in 2010 [read more]. Kim is the Head of Communications of the The British Voice Association but also served two terms as a Director and is a recent past President.
Kim’s vocal pedagogy writing features in two internationally published books: The Ultimate Guide to Singing and Teaching Singing in the 21st Century. She also has a keen interest in the latest voice research, methodologies and pedagogy and, in addition to extensive reading on the subject, attends regular ongoing training.