About Me

I gained a scholarship to study classical singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and later another scholarship supported my opera studies at the Royal Academy of Music.


​In all, my studies lasted 8 years and I worked with many of the finest coaches and teachers in the world. My education included training in bel canto vocal technique, general musicianship, acting, dance ( tap, jazz, baroque ) stagecraft, stage fighting, acting and elocution, as well as French, German and Italian.

I have taught singing for 30 years and my work has been diverse. I have worked with professional singers, students, children and adults with a range of additional needs. I am currently CEO of the Robert Poulton Foundation, which is a charity that promotes and creates opportunities for singing in community based projects. I am a passionate advocate of singing and its capacity to instil wellbeing.

As part of my CPD I have just completed the Vocal Health First Aid Course which is run by Vocal Health Education.

The Robert Poulton Foundation

I am CEO of the Robert Poulton Foundation which was created to promote the joy of singing.

Jubilate Community Choir

Jubilate is a Community Choir run by the Robert Poulton Foundation and based in Eastbourne.

Sing It! is our education project.

Sing it! Is a primary schools’ education project created by the Robert Poulton Foundation.

My address

38 Lime Way
Heathfield
East Sussex
TN21 8YB

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Philippa Poulton - Singing Teacher and Vocal Coach