Vocal Dept. - WaterBear | The College of Music

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Vocal Dept.

All tutors and mentors at WaterBear are also highly experienced professionals. It’s their job to ensure you get the best help and guidance possible to achieve your qualification and career goals.


Amba Tremain | Vocals

Amba Tremain is a contemporary singer, songwriter, musician and vocal coach. She has worked with many high profile artists including Boy George, Newton Faulkner, Ella Henderson and Roachford. She’s also been awarded a gold disc by the BPI for her contribution to the album ‘Somewhere’ by the late Eva Cassidy. Amba and her band, ‘Blame Jones’ have nearly 300,000 monthly listeners across streaming platforms. She’s featured on over 90,000 worldwide playlists and is also a prolific session vocalist and keyboard player. Her other roles include Musical Director of award winning organisation ‘The Urban Vocal Group’ and Director of the ‘Breaking Through’ Artist Development Programme.


Jo Garland | Vocals

An internationally acclaimed vocalist, Jo Garland’s career has stretched over 25 years with some of the most iconic names on the international music scene. She first signed to the legendary George Michael’s music label AGEAN, where she recorded on a variety of his albums such as Older, Ladies & Gentleman, Patience and George Michael Unplugged. Jo joined Michael on tour and for throughout his career also appearing on two of his videos ‘Spinning the wheel’ and ‘Fastlove’. Her catalogue of artists reads like a ‘Who’s Who list’ of the music business, having recorded, toured and performed live with Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Sting, Rita Ora, Seal, Sissor Sisters, Ronan Keating, Boyzone ,Tom Jones, Tom Odell, and Jools Holland, Garth Brooks, Shaggy, Olly Murs, James Blunt, Supergrass, Aqua, Boy George, All Saints and the list keeps growing. Born and raised in London Jo has music in her DNA with her father Ritchie Bryant a celebrated jazz musician influencing her throughout


Bryan Chambers | Vocals

As a vocalist and performer Bryan Chambers has been storming the pop and club charts for the best part of a 20 years. Bryan’s first project was Hyper Go Go on the Positiva label, tracks included High, Never Let Go and Raise Your Hands which all went on to become top 30 chart hits and top 5 dance chart hits. Hyper Go Go also gave Bryan the chance to work with artists such as Barbara Tucker, The Pet Shop Boys, and Layo & Bushwacka. Following Hyper Go Go Bryan then became part of Umboza also with Positiva which scored him another top twenty chart hits with Sunshine and Cry India. Together with Bobby and Steve from the Zoo Experience Bryan then scored two top-five tracks in the DJ Hype and Dance charts; Got To Be Free and Higher Love. During this time Bryan had been touring clubs up and down the country with much success.


Abi D’Arcy | Vocals & Songwriting

Abi is a singer, songwriter, and performer who is currently involved in various original projects
across a wide variety of genres including folk-acoustic, African-hip hop, electronic swing/gypsy
jazz, and pop. As a live performer, Abi has supported artists such as Paolo Nutini, Newton Faulkner, Nick Mulvey, Little Boots, Mungo Jerry, Congo Natty, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, and more. She performed alongside Russell Watson for Prince Charles at Windsor Castle and has taken part in live sessions at Maida Vale Studios.


Megan Sayer | Vocals & Administration

Megan graduated from BIMM in Brighton with a BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship (vocals). An active musician, Megan was Band Leader and lead vocalist for with Dynamite Groove on board P&O Cruises. In 2012, she performed at the London 2012 Olympics singing for Coca Cola, and has performed at The London Palladium in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang alongside Jason Donovan and Wayne Sleep. Megan has led the vocal development of many students, both privately and at various establishments. Megan has also been musical director of both the children’s choir for the Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat Tour (Hastings, Crawley), and Britain’s Got Talent Winners Collabro on their UK Tour. As a singer songwriter, she writes for her originals project ‘Franklin’ and works as a session vocalist for various artists and projects.

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