Teaching & Conducting


Lynette Alcántara is available for vocal workshops, masterclasses, adjudication, audition preparation and singing lessons, both online and in-person.

Singing Teaching –  Lynette has a thriving singing teaching practice in Cambridge where she coaches


Past teaching posts include

Pupil successes include

  • ABRSM & Trinity exams to Diploma level
  • Entry to music colleges at post-graduate level (RNCM, RAM, RCM, Manhattan School of Music)
  • Oxbridge Choral Scholarships
  • The Girl Winner 2015 BBC Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year

Outreach, Workshops and Masterclasses

Choral Animateur / Conducting

  • Lynette is Founder and Dir of Music of  KJV Community Children’s Choir (formerly King’s Junior Voices) a ninety voice children’s choir and music charity  which she set up in 2008. KJV is a non-auditioned, free childrens’ choir which performs in Cambridgeshire venues including Ely Cathedral, King’s College Chapel and West Rd Concert Hall.
  • She is a Fellow, Trustee and Director of Music at Wolfson College, Cambridge where she conducts a mixed adult choir and chamber choir.
  • From 2007 to 2010 Lynette worked as Choral Animateur for the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge funded by the national singing programme ‘SingUp’, and led workshops in twenty-five Cambridgeshire primary schools. She has also led teacher training sessions for SingUP.


Lynette has been teaching since her student days where she was awarded a Bachelor of Music Education with Honours in Voice at the University of Melbourne, specializing in classroom singing, choral skills and the Kodály Method. In Australia she taught in several specialist music schools, and worked for The Australian Boys’ Choir, Melbourne Youth Choir. She was a founding staff member of The Young Voices of Melbourne.