London’s first Trans choir, designed to make use of unique voices and offer a safe and welcoming environment for all of us to be heard. The choir is non-auditioned and open to all; we’ll never ask you to disclose or prove your identity. If you feel this is the choir for you, you are welcome.
Come along to an open rehearsal!
About your Director:
Stephen is a voice coach for trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people, and is a trans man himself. He has studied voice widely, including with Alexandros Constansis and Kate Hammett Vaughn, and as part of his actor training. He has taught voice for trans folks with the Speech and Language Therapy department at the Tavistock and Portman Gender Clinic, and is now teaching privately.
Stephen has been an active musician for twenty years. He holds a BMus (Performance) from the University of British Columbia and an Mmus (Solo Performance) from McGill University. Stephen has performed with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Miniaturist Ensemble, Designs in Harmony Orchestra, Letter Four Quartet and behind open doors arts collective. He was a featured performer at Bohlen-Pierce Symposium, Boston, Listening Bodies Symposium, Montreal, Mercredimusics series, Montreal and Sonic Boom, Vancouver. Stephen is in the UK as the result of a generous grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.
Stephen loves to perform and is one of the world’s most cheerful people when playing or teaching. His day job as a voice coach, and his evenings and weekends as an improviser mean he feels wonderfully at home on stage. When coaching both music and improv he prides himself on creating a positive environment so that people can perform at their best.