The VIDLA Executive Team is delighted to announce that, as at January 2010, we will be joined by West End veteran, arranger, musical director and vocal coach Alex Weatherhill. Alex has appeared in, or acted as MD / arranger for a string of successful productions, including a 14-month run in a principal role in Chicago … Continue reading New Executive Appointment at VIDLA
Our good friend and supporter, Robert Lunte of The Vocalist Studio, Seattle, and author of The Four Pillars of Singing, is coming to the UK next month for a series of workshops, teaching his 'Extreme Singing' techniques. The dates are: Tuesday November 10th: Worcester 10am - 2pm Wednesday November 11th: Birmngham 1pm - 5pm Thursday … Continue reading Robert Lunte Workshops November 2009
We are delighted to have received our accreditation certificate from the IADL, showing that VIDLA is a Fully Accredited Member of the International Association for Distance Learning. Our membership number is 91021. Please click the link below to see the certificate. IADL Membership Certificate.pdf
We are delighted to announce that VIDLA is now an Accredited Member of the International Association for Distance Learning (IADL). The IADL was established to promote quality in distance education and training, and to provide approval and recognition of open, online and distance learning programmes and course providers worldwide. IADL members include schools, private training … Continue reading IADL Accreditation Approved
We would like to congratulate Christine Evans, who has just completed her Certificate in Contemporary Vocal Teaching. Not only did Christine achieve an overall Distinction, but she was also the highest-graded Distinction student on the Certificate course for the 2008 - 2009 academic year. Quite an achievement! Christine plans to go on to take the … Continue reading Congratulations to Christine Evans – top CCVT student of the year!
Worcester is the home of the VIDLA Principal and so the Academy has a lot of links to the city's music and education scene. This weekend sees the return of the annual Worcester Music Festival, and Ria spent yesterday leading a vocal workshop in the morning, and then leading the Voices Unlimited Contemporary Choir at … Continue reading VIDLA students at Worcester Music Festival
Our Principal, Ria Keen, just got off a skype call with Robert Lunte of The Vocalist Studio and Georgina Hill-Brown of VocalTutor, where they were talking about this November's upcoming workshop tour: Training Vocal Athletes It's going to be an exciting time, with Ria, Robert and Georgina bringing together their considerable expertise to deliver a … Continue reading Training Vocal Athletes Workshop