The workshop will cover vocal health, including sustaining your voice over long hours, in big and small venues and after illnesses such as colds; and vocal techniques used in professional singing and speaking. Time allowing, there will be some one-to-one work to address individual challenges and issues.
Wendy is a Royal Birmingham Conservatoire lecturer, and also gives voice strengthening lectures , ‘Project and Protect’ to non-singing speakers around the country.
Wendy was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour & Radio 3's In-Tune, after she released two solo albums one classical and the other in jazz! Her jazz album "First Flight", signed to First Hand Records, received a sold out performance in London’s famous Pizza Express Jazz Club.
As a classical soprano Wendy has appeared with over 30 leading orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic, Tonhalle Orchestra, the Tokyo and American Symphony Orchestras, She’s performed mostly contemporary operas including the world premier of Stockhausen’s “Mittwoch aus Licht”, Berio’s Outis, Azio Corghi’s Tat’yana, and she is a regular concert soloist around the UK having performed most of the oratorio repertoire. Wendy lectures at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
As a jazz singer She has sung with many of the country's leading jazz musicians including Digby Fairweather, previously she spent five years world touring with a cappella group The Swingle Singers, with whom she recorded five albums. She was vocal coach to Michael Caine on his film 'Is Anybody There?' and has featured vocals on the 3 “Total Greek Yoghurt” adverts playing a singing cow! Her very extensive studio work includes recording for Bryn Terfel, Paul McCartney, Robin Gibbs, film sound tracks including Star Wars III, Lord of the Rings, and Harry Potter & the Hobbit and many more.