My journey with music began at the age of 10 when I took up the piano. I then went on to
sing in my local church choir as a boy treble. This gave me an opportunity to sing in
awe-inspiring buildings such as Westminster Abbey and York Minster, which had a profound
impact on me spiritually.
My musical training continued throughout my childhood and I went on to study a music
degree at Colchester where free composition and performance were my main options. During my
life as a student I became interested in meditation and personal development and this began
to feed into my everyday life, forcing me to face up to the reality that the classical music
world was not for me.
I moved up to Scotland and became interested in using music and sound as a source for
healing. Then, after a two-year period of travelling around the world, living in community,
and exploring the freedom of improvisation and street performance, I realised I needed more
structure in my life.
led me to working with Chloe Goodchild. Chloe showed me a very powerful
and groundbreaking way of working with the voice. I have studied with her for eleven years and I am an accredited Naked
Voice Introductory Teacher. This work has enabled me to access depths
within me I never knew existed and has also given me essential tools
for my own nourishment. I am exploring studio recording to deepen and expand my creative journey with voice and music which will enhance and expand my input into Madrum.
I have been teaching voice for many years and work with people from all walks of life:
children, people with learning disabilities, those in physical pain, and cancer patients.
Madrum's sound is constantly evolving and we hope to keep challenging ourselves, and our
audience, as we continue on this journey of sound and rhythm.