Name: Deborah Garvey

Biography

Deborah is an experienced voice and singing coach with a music degree and an MA in Voice Studies from the Central School of Speech and Drama where she is a visiting lecturer on both BA and MA Acting Strands. She also teaches singing at London School of Musical Theatre and offers coaching in voice, singing, accent reduction and presentation skills to individuals. She originally trained as an actor and singer and has worked extensively in theatre and radio. In the non-vocational sector, she has delivered communication skills courses to organisations such as Shell UK, Royal Geographic Society, Seven Dials Consulting and LAH Property Marketing. Since 1994 Deborah has presented tailor-made vocal health programmes to professional voice users. Clients include: The Association of Teachers and Lecturers; Croydon GP Vocational Training; London School of Musical Theatre; Fitness Professionals; Metropolitan Group and Cannons Sports Clubs UK. She is currently presenting a programme to schoolteachers to raise awareness of how verbal communication impacts on student learning. She is passionate about the sheer potential of the human voice and her sessions are designed to guide individuals towards increased vocal choices and confidence.