Tara is a professional singer, singing teacher & vocal coach. She grew up in the Midlands where she had a classical training; singing with the Birmingham Opera Company & as a founder member of the City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus set up by Sir Simon Rattle . She began working with the National Youth Music Theatre in 2001 performing at the Edinburgh Fringe festival & helped start the organisation British Youth Music Theatre in 2004, before moving to London for drama school. By chance she attended a course with the wonderful Paul Farrington which started a fascination with learning about all things voice! Having worked as a professional actress for a few years Tara began teaching & started working towards her EMT in 2010 under the expert tutelage of Anne-Marie Speed, achieving it in 2015. Tara now teaches as often as she can whilst managing a busy touring schedule with her band. She has taught on Estill courses in Helsinki, Edinburgh and London & works closely with Anne-Marie Speed & the Estill team. Before signing to Universal Music with her band ‘The Wandering Hearts’, Tara taught singing at degree level at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, Colchester Institute & the Urdang Academy. Tara has a private studio in Essex as well as using online platforms to teach students from all over the world. Tara is passionate about teaching & is particularly excited about working with the Estill model in the commercial music field.