Lecturer in Singing and Musical Theatre
Prior to the IAB, Raymond was teaching at a range of performing arts schools around London for 8 years, working with young people (including Matilda and Thriller Live cast members) to full-time students in professional training, as well as current West End performers. After studying Music at the University of Strathclyde, he furthered his training at Bird College graduating with a first class honours degree in Dance and Theatre Performance. He has completed a post-graduate programme designed for teachers of theatre and performance from Rose Bruford College, resulting in a Fellowship to the Higher Education Academy. Most recently he graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a Masters degree in Learning and Teaching in the Arts, where his research was centred on musical expression for singing actors.