2015 John Owen Jones Award Winner – Alan Richardson

Our scholarship winners for 2015-16 are about to start their studies and we thought we'd introduce them to you, starting with actor / singer / dancer Alan Richardson. All of our shortlisted applicants this year were outstanding and we had a very tough time deciding who should receive the scholarships... In the end it came … Continue reading 2015 John Owen Jones Award Winner – Alan Richardson

John Owen Jones Award winner sings VIDLA’s praises!

Last year's recipient of the inaugural John Owen Jones Award Samantha Laurilla has finished her course and has been kind enough to send in these glowing words about her experience: To be the first recipient of the John Owen Jones scholarship was a great honour and I continue to be deeply appreciative of this amazing opportunity. … Continue reading John Owen Jones Award winner sings VIDLA’s praises!

Interview with Steve Balsamo about the new Balsamo Deighton single

Check out the great man here! http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/walesmusic/2012/07/interview-steve-balsamo-rosalie-deighton.shtml   We'll be launching our search for the 2012 / 13 recipients of The Steve Balsamo Scholarship and The John Owen Jones Award soon - stay tuned! You can check out the scholarship pages here.  

Looking after your voice

All of our students work extremely hard, not just to pass their courses, but also to produce resources for their own students. Samantha Laurilla, the 2012 recipient of The John Owen Jones Award, has recently produced a great guide to looking after your voice on a day-to-day basis. It's packed with easy-to-follow, common sense advice, … Continue reading Looking after your voice

John Owen Jones Award & Steve Balsamo Scholarship 2012 recipients chosen

We are absolutely delighted to announce that the recipients of the inaugural John Owen Jones Award and the Steve Balsamo Scholarship have now been selected by a panel of VIDLA's finest! The standard of entrants was very high and that made the panel's job tricky - who to choose? How to separate one excellent candidate from another? … Continue reading John Owen Jones Award & Steve Balsamo Scholarship 2012 recipients chosen