Barbara Pursey

Voice - Vocal Coach, Vocal Tutor, Choir Leader, Mentor

Certified Breathwork Leader, Certified in Advanced Vocal Massage Techniques

Certified Demartini Method Facilitator (Mindset Shift Work)


Mobile Tel: 07961452422

Barbara is a skilled and creative vocal coach with over 18 years teaching and performance experience in popular contemporary music. Working with professional and aspiring singers, creative artists, occupational and professional voice users.Barbara uses a bespoke package of holistic approaches in facilitating each client’s individual and specific needs. Tailoring sessions with a professional approach that builds upon and optimises the mind-body, breath and wellness connection essential for a sustainable voice.

Barbara’s versatility as a singer and coach, has led her to be involved in various music projects; these include, ITV, Michael McIntyre’s – Big Show on the BBC‘Channel 4 – Comedy Gala Live at the O2, supporting Rich Hall with Sense ofSound, BBC Live Lounge: Paloma Faith Christmas Special with Jo Whiley andStarstruck, ITV.

In addition to regularly performing in a Jazz quintet, she also sings with busy high-level corporate Function Bands. Currently, she is the lead vocalist with The BlunterBrothers and is a member of Odyssey. As a voice over artist, Barbara has provided vocal idents for Internet radio station Solar Radio.

As a vocal tutor and educator, Barbara has worked at the Institute of ContemporaryMusic Performance, ICMP, one of Europe’s leading providers of popular music education for over 15 years. At ICMP, she has written and delivered a range of undergraduate modules covering Vocal Technique, Performance skills and General Musicianship Practice. She also runs a thriving vocal studio and several community-based groups covering individual and group singing lessons and choir. All of which are designed to incorporate personal development and confidence building skills.

As a dedicated performance coach deeply invested in wellbeing and personalgrowth, Barbara embodies a passion for lifelong learning. Inspired by the adventurous spirit of Alice in Wonderland’s White Rabbit, she is perpetually divinginto new explorations and discoveries in her quest as a seeker of knowledge, healing and personal alchemy – knowing there is so much more to learn.

Her areas of interest range from personal growth and mindset development, mental and vocal health awareness, human behaviour and overall mindfulness, resilience & wellbeing. This dedication to continuous learning not only deepens her expertise but also enriches her coaching practice, making her services all the more impactful.

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