Teaching & Conducting
Edwin Pitt Mansfield BMus, LRSM
Edwin is an experienced and passionate Singing Teacher. He completed undergraduate study at Trinity College of Music and has been awarded the Licentiate of the Royal School's of Music in Singing.
Edwin has over fifteen years teaching experience and is an examiner for Trinity College London, frequently taking on tours worldwide. Based in Watford, he works in schools across the South East of England and also runs a thriving private studio, working with many talented young professionals. He is Singing Teacher at The Royal Ballet School, Stowe School, Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School and works with Buckinghamshire Music Trust.
As a conductor, he leads the Voice Bucks County Youth Choir and Training Choir, which brings together the top young singing talent in the county. He also runs the choral programme at Amersham Music Centre, which he recently overhauled. His choirs frequently perform in a wide variety of settings, with recent performances including a concert tour to Prague, the BBC Proms and various music festivals. He is in demand as a vocal workshop leader, often being asked to lead singing and choral workshops across the UK.
He has a proven track record of delivering a strong and safe vocal education with students consistently achieving high results in ABRSM, Trinity College London and London College of Music exams. Many of Edwin's students have gone on to further study at music conservatoires and universities. Recent students have gained roles in the west end production of Matilda and gained vocal scholarships to Uppingham School, The Purcell School and Tring Park School.
Edwin is a passionate advocate of music education and is the South East Area Co-ordinator for the Association of Teachers of Singing, organising and running workshops for singing teachers across the South East of England. He also acts as a mentor for young teachers and enjoys working with young professionals as they begin their teaching journey. He has been invited to write articles for Classical Music and The Singer magazine and is a regular contributor to The Association of Teachers of Singing newsletter and magazines.