With a BA (Hons) Popular music and Recording graduate from Salford University, Ailsa is a choral director and teaches one to one vocal tuition privately and in education. Ailsa also works with a variety of groups and organisations, including community singing groups, Music Services and schools. Ailsa believes everyone can sing & she aims to inspire everyone she works with.
In schools Ailsa works with Early Years, primary and secondary schools, assisting with running choirs, delivering curriculum music lessons, whole class and small group instrumental tuition. She is also the Musical Director of Three Valleys Gospel Choir in Todmorden and the Todmorden High A Cappella Singers.
As part of on-going training, Ailsa attends regular training with top vocal coaches and choral directors from around the world. Ailsa holds Kodaly Music Educator’s qualification and she has been using Kodaly pedagogy in all her work. for more information please see Ailsa’s website www.ailsanicholson.co.uk