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Biography

Julia Caddick Singing CambridgeJulia Caddick started her professional career teaching music and drama in an inner city comprehensive school in London. After six years of full time teaching, Julia went freelance and began directing choirs and singing groups and running workshops. Julia worked for the Unicorn Theatre for Children from 1988 to 1994 as composer & musician on their education & workshop team. Song-writing and poetry commissions followed, including for BBC Radio for Schools, and ITV’s ‘Havakazoo’. Since the late 1990s, Julia has developed a highly successful singing teaching and vocal coaching business – work that she loves. As for many people, the pandemic brought time to add new training, and Julia seized the opportunity to undertake training as a Life Coach. From spring 2021, Julia is delighted to be able to offer Life Coaching as well as her work singing coaching.

Professional Experience

  • Life Coach since 2021
  • 30 years of teaching experience, including 21 specifically in singing teaching, specialising in classical and musical theatre technique
  • Professional development training practitioner since 1989
  • 15 years experience of choral directing with primary and secondary level school choirs and in the community with youth choirs and adults
  • Professional soprano soloist and choral singer
  • 9 years experience in children’s theatre, running workshops for the Unicorn Theatre, London
  • Commissioned writer of poetry, songs and production notes for teachers
  • Concert presenter

Education

  • Institute of Education, London University MA Music Education
  • Homerton College, University of Cambridge PGCE English with Drama
  • Girton College, University of Cambridge BA in English; MA (Cantab)
  • Olchfa Comprehensive School, Swansea

Singing Training

  • studied for 3 years with Bel Canto opera singer, Zoe Cresswell (of the Welsh College of Music & Drama)
  • studied with Julie Kennard (of the Royal Academy of Music)
  • Estill trained
  • More recently Julia has studied classical singing with Amanda Roocroft, musical theatre singing with Bryan Husband and been through the Classical Voice Training Course with Janice Chapman & Ron Hubbard

Life Coaching Training

  • Pure Coaching Academy