Joyce Tindsley is an experienced vocal tutor as well as being a working professional singer. Connected with the BBC for 30 years, firstly as a member of the BBC Northern Singers and latterly the Daily Service Singers. She was Professor of Voice at Lancaster University 1988-93, has led masterclasses at Chethams School of Music, courses for the Chapter House Choir of York Minster, Preston Arts, the W.I. and has been vocal tutor for the Association of British Choral Directors. Joyce has led weekly adult singing classes in the Preston area for 30 years and runs a private teaching practice at home. Joyce was appointed vocal coach to the Huddersfield Choral Society in September 2017, to the Keele Bach Choir in September 2018, and she also became the Musical Director of the LGN Community Choir in January 2019. In her spare time she is studying for an MA in Voice Pedagogy at the Voice Study Centre.
Over the years Joyce has worked with legendary conductors such as Georg Solti, Charles Groves, Richard Hickox, Stephen Cleobury and David Willcocks, and sung in many major concert halls and cathedrals around Britain. She has performed with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and the Northern Chamber Orchestra amongst others.
Notable and forthcoming performances include Elgar’s The Apostles at King’s College, Cambridge for Stephen Cleobury, Mahler’s Second Symphony at Blackburn Cathedral with David Briggs, Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius for Simon Lole at The Lighthouse, Poole, Tippett’s A Child of our Time at venues including the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester and Huddersfield Town Hall, Mendelssohn’s Elijah at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool and Verdi’s Requiem at Gorton Monastery for Neil Taylor.