Becky Gilhespie, (BBA, PGCE) is an experienced vocal coach, working with professional singers, actors and musicians. Originally from the US, she now teaches worldwide from her studio south of Sydney, Australia. For the past 15 years, Becky trained with worldwide experts in Contemporary Voice in the US and UK, taught at The Academy of Contemporary Music in the UK, and ran her own studio in central London. She’s worked with record labels, touring bands and helped actors win roles. Becky is also a jazz singer and trains regularly with BBC Jazz Vocalist of the Year, Anita Wardell. Becky keeps up to date with the latest in vocal science, and uses these tools to help her clients gain more technical and stylistic choices in their singing. She is passionate about helping singers bring out their innate creativity and be the artists they truly want to be. Becky is an associate of leading voice educator John Henny, an accredited member of International Voice Teachers of Mix, and a qualified Vocal Health First Aider. She also works closely with students on their mindset to help break down barriers to confident singing and performing in the fastest and easiest way possible. Her first book, Singing for the Self-Conscious, is a practical step programme that combines awareness and study of mindset with the best practices in contemporary vocal training to help singers overcome their mental hurdles. This enables them to sing and perform with authenticity, confidence and ease. When not teaching singing, Becky is likely in the kitchen and was a finalist on BBC’s Masterchef in 2006. * Testimonials * “Becky is an absolutely amazing vocal coach. She’s teaching me all the tricks of the trade and helping me with my confidence.” – Rachelle Munro, Singer. “One of the best vocal coaches I have ever worked with” – Clare Bender, Singer London – “Becky taught me everything I know about using my voice! We work together regularly during my crazy touring schedules.” – Barns Courtney, Artist, Virgin EMIRecords