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James McConville

Vocal Coach

j.mcconville@chi.ac.uk

Having worked as an actor alongside some of the directors, vocal coaches and production houses at the forefront of British theatre, James has since been enjoying a freelance vocal coaching career specialising in technique as well as providing musical arrangements through a range of genres and styles for both singers in training and within the industry itself. Some of James’ performance work includes: TUPPER, 40 Years On (Chichester Festival Theatre); DYLAN in Suspects Season 3 (Channel 5); DILL, To Kill A Mockingbird (Manchester Royal Exchange); TOBIAS, Sweeney Todd starring opposite Imelda Staunton and Michael Ball (West End, Chichester Festival Theatre, 2012 London Cast Album); SAM, Lord of The Flies (Open Air Theatre, Regents Park).

Publications

James composed the score to Rebels & Retail, a musical with book and Lyrics by Cush Jumbo (Josephine & I, The Good Wife). Produced by Andy Barnes, Wendy Barnes & John Brant.

Rebels & Retail was first workshopped at The Rag Factory before going on to further productions at Royal Scottish Conservatoire and then Trafalgar Studios 2.