Oliver is a professional pianist and Musical Director. He received coaching from the prestigious Birmingham Conservatoire – where past alumni include singer Laura Mvula – and graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Music. He has since been playing the piano and Musical Directing shows throughout the UK and Europe.
Credits include working as Assistant Musical Director for the National Youth Music Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening, Musical Director for Bugsy Malone (Simply Theatre Academy, Geneva) and Music Production Assistant for the West End production Impossible (Noel Coward Theatre, UK and International Tour). This experience has helped him refine his skills as a vocal coach and music tutor, working with professional performers to help them develop their technique.
Oliver is a friendly and encouraging tutor, who aims to create a welcoming atmosphere in class. He encourages his students to ask lots of questions and offers plenty of tailored feedback.
“Ollie was a great teacher. He was very attentive, made time for us all individually and as a group, and had lots of great tips and ideas about ways we could each improve. He was also very friendly and encouraging.”
Sufina Ahmad, Piano – Improvers