Accompanist

Accompanist, Dance and Performance Pianist

Shirley is a sought after professional singing and instrumental coach, dance and performance accompanist.

As a Dance Pianist she has played for dance schools since 1983, specializing in ballet, tap, modern, national and character. She plays for children and adults as well as for Dance Teacher training. Her classes range from Beginners to Advanced and Licenciate Dance diplomas RAD and ISTD in all dance styles.

She accompanies singers, and all different instruments, for concerts, shows, festivals, exams, dance, choirs, musical and dramatic societies. She has accompanied (as well as musically directed) shows and concerts for NODA and local societies (Kiss Me Kate, Sweet Charity, all Gilbert and Sullivan, Cabaret).

She has a Licenciate of the Guidlhall School of Music and Drama, LGSM in Piano Accompaniment. She excels at sightreading, improvising and playing and is in high demand for playing for classes, shows and ballet exams.