Jonathan Jessop - Resume

Professional Qualifications

1982 Bachelor of Arts Music, University of East Anglia
1986 Postgraduate Certificate of Education, University of East Anglia
1990 Licentiate of Trinity College of Music, Singing Teacher.
1991 Postgraduate Performers Certificate, Trinity College of Music

Personal Profile/Personal Attributes

  • Highly qualified and experienced singing teacher
  • Able to coach all abilities and vocal styles
  • Dynamic and analytical teacher able to teach reliable vocal techniques
  • Critical thinker able to diagnose and correct common vocal faults
  • Adaptable and flexible in approach to lessons
  • Competent pianist able to play, adapt and transpose exercises and repertoire
  • High integrity, diligence and consciencious
  • Possesses an excellent knowledge of vocal pedagogy

Experience and Achievements

  • Able to teach all ages and abilities, from novice to Grade 8
  • Able to coach pupils who have been considered 'tone-deaf' by less able singing teachers.
    (Once the right exercises have been learned, these pupils have made very good progress!)
  • Planned and led vocal development projects for Cambridgeshire Music, Peterborough Singers and Orton Longueville Church
  • Successfully completed the Core Vocal Figures and Advanced and Mixed Vocal Figures with Vocal Process Ltd
  • High success rate (87%) training voices for Peterborough Cathedral auditions.

Career History

09.08 - 04.12 Singing Teacher, Kay's Academy of Performing Arts.
04.08 - 07.08 Singing Teacher, Witham Hall School (temporary post).
02.07 - 03.09 Cantor of Holy Trinity Church, Orton Longueville.
09.04 - 07.12 Singing Teacher, Sawtry Village College, Sawtry.
09.01 - 08.03 Vocal Consultant for Peterborough Children's Choir.
09.98 - 08.09 Singing Teacher for Cambridgeshire Music.
10.92 - todate Singing Teacher, Peterborough City College
10.92 - todate Self-employed Music Teacher - Singing, Piano and Theory.

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