Samantha gained a scholarship to specialise in vocal studies at Birmingham Conservatoire, winning the prestigious Cecil Drew Oratorio prize in her final year. As a professional singer, she has toured America and Europe and performed with Mid Wales Opera and Opera South. More recently, Sam has devoted her time to education and as a qualified and experienced teacher she has led numerous music departments and taught voice to hundreds of children and young people. Some of her students have gone on to enjoy their own singing careers including performing in the West End. Sam has coached and conducted the Children’s Choir for the professional touring production of ‘Joseph and his Amazing Technicoloured Dream Coat’ by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Sam is a keen supporter of Choirs Connected – she coached our first Elite Choir (the OGs!) and remains on hand as our vocal consultant supporting our vocal coaches with her inspirational knowledge and experience.