Improvisation – A Beginner’s Guide led by Steve Boyland

6–27 Nov 2018 / Merseyside


Date: 6–27 Nov 2018

Cost: £120

Details: Tuesdays, 6.00 - 7.30pm

Location: JJM Studio, Top Floor, 128 Bold St, Liverpool, L1 4JA



Run by: Jennifer John Music

Further information:

Steve Boyland is one of the UK’s leading vocal practitioners, creating acclaimed solo works and collaborative projects with leading international figures in concert halls, galleries and iconic spaces around Europe.

In addition to his work in performance, he continues to be in great demand as a teacher of voice and improvisation.

Recent notable engagements include residencies at Aldeburgh in 2015 and an ongoing project within the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick since 2014.


This 4-week course was designed as an alternative to individual singing lessons in order to be more affordable and therefore more accessible. This short and intensive course will be an introduction to the fascinating world of vocal improvisation, devised and led by Steve Boyland, one of the UK’s foremost improvisers / voice teachers. Conducted in a supportive, step-by-step approach, the course will cover the following:

  • Improvisational techniques and approaches
  • An exploration into the student’s unique capacity to improve and develop technique
  • Unlocking creative potential in all aspects of singing and vocal practice
  • Provide a context and basis for improvised group composition.