Nia Lynn - Voice Coach, Jazz Specialist, Singing Teacher, Songwriter.

BMus / MMus / MA 

Nia has a broad base of experience and works in a variety of situations. Her initial training was at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, specialising in Voice and Jazz Music. Her performance history is on a national and international scale, ranging from international music festivals, gigs at Ronnie Scots and the South Bank Centre to solo performances at the Albert Hall. She has also wiring on the release of her third album with her trio 'The Bannau Trio' (featuring Gareth Lockrane & Ross Stanley) She also has a flourishing song-writing career with her originals band 'Lynia' and has writing music for Children’s books to iTunes download of the week. She is also a published poet, with works appearing in such magazines as Poetry International.

As well as heading up the Voice department for the Recently award winning School The Music Theatre Academy in London, She has facilitated lead and created numerous short and longer term vocational courses. This summer she had the joy of working with her fellow musicians on the 'Original Jazz Summer School' based in RWCMD. Jan 2013 Once again see her travelling to Brisbane Australia  to co teach with head of Jazz Harmony at the Royal Academy of Music Pete Churchill, on sound-thinking australia's Summer music programme, who share give their accreditation from the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia (KMEIA). She has recently been involved with the Sheffield Theatres Summer School and has also been working with Contemporary dance artists 'Jean Abreu' on his new production Blood ( due to preview Autumn 2012 )other london based artist Include, Kate Tempest, The London Vocal Project, SouthBank Commuters Choir, Insight Productions as well as ongoing voice work for the Multi award winning musical 'Matilda'.

She is the Principle study Jazz Singing Teacher at The Royal Academy of Music and has a visiting lecturer role as part of staff at The TrinityLaban College of Music and Dance in (Greenwich). This compliments her role as singing teacher and Jazz choir leader at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama(Cardiff). She also teaches and Mentors on the Masters Programme at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama within the 'Creative Learning' Department. 

As well as working in music education and being a professional performer, Nia has always had great interest in the theatrical process and its connection with the voice. She has performed as an actor/musician for many companies including a singing role with The Royal Shakespeare Company, whom she is currently working for as a voice coach within the text and voice department. 

Nia is also an Astanga Yoga Practitioner and is currently on a teaching diploma course with Triyoga (london). SHe has a holistic approach to working with the voice through the body. She has travelled extensively and draws influences from many traditions as well as recognising her welsh and folk heritage and that of the the lineage of voice work in the U.K.