Veronica Veysey Campbell
FTCL, LTCL, Cert of Advanced Studies (GSMD)
In addition to teaching at the Royal College of Music and the RCM Junior Department, Veronica Veysey Campbell’s wide-ranging experience has included teaching and coaching choral scholars at the University of Cambridge, as well as students from other universities. She was singing teacher of the choristers at St Paul’s Cathedral for 15 years and is a regular teacher for the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain. Her busy private studio includes young and established professional singers. Many of her students have won prizes and awards, and are singing professionally with solo engagements in leading venues.
Since 2008 Veronica has co-directed the Musicfest Vocal Course held each summer at Aberystwyth University. The nurturing and supportive ethos of the course has helped numerous singers to enhance their singing and performance skills. This epitomises Veronica’s thoughtful and practical holistic approach. She is passionately interested in the healthy development of voices, where her main priority is to assist her students in developing a secure and sustainable vocal technique.
Veronica Veysey Campbell has given numerous master classes, talks and lectures and has presented at a number of voice conferences, most recently in Germany. She teaches the RCM Principles of Teaching Singing course and also mentors RCM Masters students who are taking a teaching module.
She strongly believes in ongoing professional development and is a member of the British Voice Association, of which she has served as a Director, as well as The Association of Teachers of Singing and the Incorporated Society of Musicians.
As a specialist in the treble and changing voice she has co-authored, with Liza Hobbs, a song- book published by Peters Edition: Changing Voices, repertoire for young male singers during voice change. A second book for older singers entitled Everlasting Voices was published in 2016.
Veronica studied at Trinity College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama winning prizes at both institutions. She was a finalist in the Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Scholarship Competition and was awarded the Worshipful Company of Musicians’ Medal. She continued her studies at “l’Académie Maurice Ravel” and at the Britten Pears School. As a soloist Veronica gave many recitals, oratorio and concert performances in leading venues and on television and radio.