After studying voice at The London College of Music, Sybil Esmore was heard by famous leading tenor of The Metropolitan Opera House, in New York, Jan Peerce, who was so impressed by her vocal talents that he exclaimed
"If you're starving and only have a crust of bread to eat,
Returning to London, Sybil concluded her studies with Andrew Downie (advisor and consultant singing coach at The Royal Shakespeare Company) and with Derek Hammond-Stroud (leading baritone at The English National Opera).
Covered extensively by the British media, Sybil has appeared in a multitude of national publications and on numerous television and radio shows, most infamously on
Following her studies with Strasser, Sybil was heard by the celebrated tenor of The Metropolitan Opera House, Richard Tucker, who invited her to New York, where she studied for a further two years, after he proclaimed
Sybil gives Michael Barrymore a vocal lesson ....in front of 20 million people
Performance aside, over the last decade, Sybil has developed an enviable reputation as one of the country's leading vocal coaches, through workshops and masterclasses in London and the home counties, work with a variety of successful performers and her live 'sing-in' phone in on BBC TV's 'Good Morning'. She has also written on music and the arts for Satellite Times, Music and Musicians and The Glasgow Herald.
In 1989, Sybil was made an honorary member of The Luciano Pavarotti Appreciation Society of Great Britain, alongside Luciano Pavarotti himself, Sir. Jeremy Isaacs (then director of The Royal Opera House and ex-head of Channel Four) and well known broadcaster Derek Jameson.