Kim Chandler

Kim Chandler

Industry Vocal Coach and Session Singer

Based: Marbella (Spain)

Working: Online worldwide

Main Singing Styles: ‘Breathy to Belt’ in Pop, Rock, Soul, Dance, Jazz etc

Main types of work: Studio Sessions, Industry Vocal Coaching

Instruments Played: Piano, Flute

Additional Skills: Sight Reader, Choir Director, Vocal Arranger, Vocal Producer

Vocal Coach

Kim is one of the UK’s top vocal coaches. She runs a busy private vocal studio where she teaches an elite team of professional singers, artists and other vocal coaches. Kim is a regular presenter at national & international voice conferences and is a past President of the prestigious British Voice Association. She has coached (and still coaches) a wide range of high profile clients, such as the following:

  • Beverley Knight (for BBC’s “Just The Two Of Us”)
  • Birdy
  • Courtney LaPlante – “Spiritbox”
  • Courtney Love – “Hole”
  • Crissie Rhodes – “The Shires”
  • Danny McNamara – “Embrace”
  • Dave McCabe – “The Zutons”
  • Hannah Reid – “London Grammar”
  • Jess Glynne
  • Josh Franceschi – “You Me At Six”
  • Kevin Rowland – “Dexys”
  • Laura Mvula
  • Matt Tuck – “Bullet For My Valentine”
  • Oli Sykes – “Bring Me The Horizon”
  • Paloma Faith
  • Paul Young
  • Rob Swire – “Pendulum”
  • Sam Carter – “Architects”
  • Sam Fender
  • Sarah Brightman (for BBC’s “Just The Two Of Us”)

Kim’s media work as a vocal coach has included:

    • The Vocalist Magazine
    • Simon Mayo Show” (BBC Radio 2)
    • Derren Brown: Fear and Faith” (Channel 4)
    • The One Show” (BBC1)
    • Mig Og Min Mor” (Danish TV, Kanal 4)
    • X Magazine
    • Cristo Foufas show” (LBC 97.3)
    • The No.1 Family” (ITV1)
    • Just The Two Of Us” (BBC1)
    • Rock Around The Block” (ITV1)
    • Have Boy Bands Gone Busted?” with Alex Zane (MTV)
    • British Satellite News
    • BBC5 live
    • Radio 1 live events & website
    • Trading Places” (BBC1)
    • Life’s Too Short” (BBC1)
    • Now” magazine
    • The Stage” newspaper
    • Classic Rock” magazine
    • Bliss” magazine
    • The Singer” magazine
    • The Music Teacher” magazine
    • Inside Out” magazine
    • The Voice Council online magazine

Session Singer

Kim has been a highly successful session singer since 1990. Aside from singing on thousands of jingles, hundreds of songs and on many films, her recording and/or live performance credits also include:

  • Barry Manilow
  • The Bee Gees
  • Björk
  • Brian May
  • Cerys Matthews
  • Gareth Gates
  • Jocelyn Brown
  • Kevin Rowland (‘Dexys Midnight Runners’)
  • Leo Sayer
  • Michael Bolton
  • Michael McDonald (including Lulu and Hamish Stuart)
  • Natalie Cole
  • Neil Diamond
  • P Diddy
  • Randy Brecker
  • Rick Astley
  • Susan Boyle
  • Thelma Houston
  • Uriah Heep

Musical Director

Equally at home as a musical director & vocal arranger, Kim worked regularly at London’s legendary ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS leading their corporate group recording events (up to 200 people) and has directed choirs for:

  • Westlife (no.1 single “Queen of my Heart“)
  • Michael Bolton (Brisbane Entertainment Centre)
  • Rick Astley (Shepherds Bush Empire)
  • Barry Manilow (Brisbane Entertainment Centre)
  • The “Six Nations” rugby tournament (Twickenham stadium)
  • The “Worthington Cup” final (Wembley stadium)
  • The Sun” newspaper TV adverts

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