Ian Massa-Harris-McFeely

Associate Lecturer in Music — Vocal Tutor

Ian Massa-Harris-McFeely

About

Ian has appeared at London Coliseum, Cadogan Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Opera Holland Park, The Round House, Royal Albert Hall, The Lyric Theatre, The Bloomsbury, The Apollo Theatre (Shaftsbury Avenue),  The Warehouse, Il Duomo (Florence), Rome (various venues), Arcola Theatre, and many more.

Companies he has worked with include: ENO, Opera Holland Park, Opera Rara, Opera North, London Musical Theatre Orchestra, BBC, Opera Alegria, Unexpected Opera, Midsummer Opera, Telltale Opera, Opera Alegria, Open Door Opera, Fulham Opera, Teatro Real Madrid to name but a few.

Recent roles include: Piangi (Phantom), Pirelli (Sweeney), Blind (Die Fledermaus), 1st Knight (Comte Ory), Basilio (Marriage of Figaro), Torquemada (L’heure Espagnol), Giudice (Ballo in Maschera), Flora’s Servant (Traviata), Un Signore (Zazá), 1st Philistine (Samson), Dormont (La Scala Di Seta), Prune Seller (Boheme), Nick (Fanciulla Del West), Spoletta (Tosca), Venditore (I gioelli della Madonna) Witch (Hansel and Gretel), Sorceress (Dido and Anaeas), Mime (Das Rheingold), Mime (Siegfried), Gherardo (Gianni Schicchi) and Trojan (Idomeneo).

He runs a prolific teaching practice working with Musical Theatre and Pop Music professionals. Recently he joined the teaching staff Chichester University Conservatoire working with Musical Theatre singers on their various degree programmes. He is also part of the teaching staff at Brunel University of London, working with singers on BA Music Degree, BA Drama (with Musical Theatre) and Music Award singers. He has worked with brands to include Amazon Music UK, The Musicians Union, Pride in London, Pride in Music to mention but a few.

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Research

Ian is currently undertaking a new MA in Vocal Pedagogy (University of Wales – Trinity St. David) and will be specialising in working with Trans adult voices in Musical Theatre and Pop.

Other department members

Drew Varley
Lecturer in Cabaret (Dance) Associate Lecturer in Musical Theatre Triple Threat (Dance)

Drew trained at Bridget Espinosa’s London Studio Centre and on graduating, has performed and held numerous positions within the dance and musical theatre industry.

Paula OSullivan
Associate Lecturer – Vocal Tutor

Paula teaches a variety of genres of singing, both privately and in academic settings, and combines with Choir Directing and performing to build a busy musical life.

Bob Thompson
Associate Lecturer — Acting for Film

Having originally trained as an actor/teacher at Bretton Hall College, Leeds University and then graduating in Drama and Film Studies at Bristol University, Bob became a lecturer first at Glasgow University and Bretton Hall, specializing in theatre and film skills.

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