John Wakefield is a distinguished singing teacher, performing with the Royal Opera House and other major companies. After winning the Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Scholarship in 1958, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music, and made his operatic debut with the Welsh National Opera, then with the Sadlers Wells Opera for many years. His concert repertoire took him across Europe and the USA, until his performing career was cut short by illness. He is now a distinguished Professor of Singing and a Senior Lecturer at Trinity Laban Conservatoire in Music and Dance. In his teaching John aims to address any technical problems, and broaden musical experience from sharing common musical and artistic goals.