Performance Anxiety: the personal and social influences

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Viewed through the eyes of cognitive and social psychology, this session is designed to offer educators, performance professionals and interested individuals an opportunity to explore how the internal and external experiences of a performer may contribute to the development and awareness of performance anxiety. The purpose of the webinar is to consider the performer outside of performance contexts to gain further insight via a ‘whole person’ perspective on their experiences.

About Mel

Mel is a singer, songwriter, and vocal coach specialising in contemporary commercial music. As a vocal coach, in addition to her private practice, Mel works as a lecturer in vocal performance with BIMM London, as a senior vocal coach at the Sing Space, and has provided lectures on performance anxiety/psychology in performing artists for The Voice Study Centre (formally The Voice Workshop) in the UK.

Mel’s qualifications include an undergraduate honours degree in Creative Musicianship (vocals) and an MSc in Psychology. Presently, Mel is undertaking doctoral research with University College London where she is investigating the implications of music performance anxiety on the wellbeing of contemporary singers.

As a performer, Mel has performed as a vocalist and pianist for projects across various genres including musical theatre, jazz, world music, rock, and pop. She is currently developing material for several projects primarily within the alternative pop/rock genre.

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