Marian Bryfdir was born in Gwynedd, North Wales, studied at the Royal Academy of Music and sang with the Glyndebourne Festival Opera and at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden before specialising in opera-in-education and voice teaching.
Awarded the Lord Harlech Memorial Fellowship for her work with young singers, Marian Bryfdir has worked for many years in Andalucia as performer and vocal coach, collaborating with actor/director Jose-Maria Penela in courses (not only for performers, but also speech therapists, interpreters and other professional voice users). Their book “A Workbook for the Speaking and Singing Voice” will be published in its Welsh translation shortly.
At her North Wales based voice studio “Y Stiwdio Llais” she offers specialised coaching to singers and actors on technique and repertoire. She arranges short intensive courses of vocal rehabilitation for individuals with vocal problems of all types and also gives short courses for young singing teachers.