jess kershaw – musical theatre singing teacher
EYT’s vocal coach Jess Kershaw originally from Manchester trained at the prestigious music conservatoire Leeds College of Music. She is a highly experienced teacher having worked as a musical director for 3 stage schools around the North West.
Jess is also a performer herself, having been a holiday park entertainer, wedding and session singer. She has performed with band Embrace and supergroup The Producers, which included Trevor Horn from the Buggles, Lol Creme from 70s band 10cc, music producer Steve Lipson and session drummer Ash Soan who has played with many artists such as Adele, Lisa Stansfield and Robbie Williams.
Jess also writes her own music and is a regular performer around the Edinburgh area. After Moving to Edinburgh in 2016, she completed a course in Business Enterprise with The Prince’s Trust and after pitching her plan to start her own vocal academy, she was granted a loan and in November 2018 she started The Song Space. The Song Space provides singing tuition and choirs for children and adults and is based at Bellfield Portobello.
Jess started with EYT in April 2019 and is loving being part of such an inspirational, talented and creative team: “Working on Annie has been a fantastic experience, the children are professional, talented, hardworking and so dedicated. I am very much looking forward to future projects with EYT.”