Professional opera singer and expert voice teacher
Stefan Holmström is a certified Estill Master Trainer (EMT). He uses Estill Voice Training (EVT) as a baseline for safe and sustainable voice use. Stefan offers vocal workshops and expert vocal training for singers, speakers, Estill students, vocal professionals and choirs both online and at his studio in central Brighton, East Sussex in southeast England.
He has also taught at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and is a singing voice specialist for the NHS Voice Clinic in Brighton.
An experienced performer, vocal coach and choral conductor, Stefan works with singers and speakers of all ages, levels and genres. He is especially interested in helping people develop the confidence that comes with a reliable singing technique and an understanding of how the voice works. Stefan is a committed and supportive mentor who is skilled at coaching and preparation for performance.
Certified Estill Master Trainer
Estill teachers are known for their expert knowledge of the physiology and function of the voice, as well as for their fun and innovative approach to vocal development.
The certification process for an EMT is rigorous and takes several years. In the unregulated world of voice teaching, this seal of approval assures you that the vocal coaching Stefan offers is of the highest possible standard.
Qualifications and training
Estill Master Trainer (EMT), Estill Voice International, 2020
Estill Figure Proficiency (EFP), Estill Voice International, 2016
Scholar of the Samling Foundation, 2004
Advanced Studies in Voice and Opera, 2 year Opera Studies Course, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, 1998
Master of Fine Art in Music and Performance, Lund University, Sweden, 1996
Bachelor of Music Education, Gothenburg University, Sweden, 1993
Stefan has performed a wide variety of roles in opera, musical theatre and concerts in Sweden, Norway, Ireland, Germany, Greece and in the UK at venues like Glyndebourne, Grange Park Opera, Opera Holland Park and as a member of the Phantom of the Opera Company at Her Majesty's Theatre, London.