As well as her solo work, Penelope is a passionate music educator and a specialised vocal animateur. She trained with Spitalfields Festival and developed her choral animateur work in association with Inspiring Music. Penelope works with both children and adults and is an affiliated member of the Associated Board of Choral Directors and Making Music. She has a real desire to encourage even the most nervous singers using a friendly and enthusiastic approach.
Penelope designs vocal workshops suited to the ability and needs of each group she leads whether it be team building, confidence boosting or musically challenging. Her vocal animateur work has taken her to a variety of settings; Medical Surgeries, Choral Societies, Amateur Operatic Societies, Schools and Centres for children and adults with learning difficulties. Organisations Penelope has worked with include BBC Proms, the Royal College of Music and English National Baylis.
Penelope also works in several schools in North East London and offers 1:1 tuition for children and adults where she aims to make singing a fun and inspiring experience as well as offering the opportunity to undertake ABRSM examinations.