Me’sha Bryan 1994 – 2001

Me’sha was a student at Wolverhampton Grammar School between 1994 and 2001.

  

Me’sha is a professional vocalist, actress and vocal coach. She attended contemporary music school Vocaltech in West London, which was next door to the famous Stanley House recording studio. A few of the studio’s in-house producers heard her sing during a school workshop and decided to use her for their record label sessions! Me’sha ended up recording pitches for Kylie, Victoria Beckham, Gareth Gates, S Club 7, The Appletons. So much of her work comes via recommendations and she had the honour of working with Bryan Ferry, Roxy Music, Beverley Knight, Heaven 17, Russell Watson, Donovan, Chicane, La Roux, Basement Jaxx and Groove Armada, also appearing on UK and international television shows including Later with Jools Holland and The Jonathan Ross Show.

Where is the most unusual place your career has taken you?
I performed in a giant bubble in Latvia, on the roof of Sheffield University, at a site in Nuremberg where Hitler held his rallies, on the Coca Cola truck outside The O2, London, on the tube at 6am wearing a bowler hat to advertise a new brand of porridge!

What has been your career highlight to date?
Performing at Concert for Diana at Wembley stadium, performing at Live 8, Berlin, releasing my album, “Maybe Today”, vocal coaching on The Voice, playing Deloris/Sister Mary Clarence in Sister Act the musical at the National Concert Hall, Dublin to name but a few!

Three words that best describe your experience at WGS?
Actually just two words – Character building.

Did you have a favourite teacher?
Mr Pawluk – my wonderful trumpet teacher who encouraged me to sing and helped me come out of my shell. He always forgave me when I hadn’t done any trumpet practice! The late, Mr Proverbs – he helped me expand my repertoire and opened my eyes to new artists and genres and always made time to practice and record with me. The former Miss Johnson (Mrs Munson) – She has such fantastic positive energy and was always on standby to hold my hand when I was nervous about singing in front of everyone!

What is next for you?
More performing! I’m planning to write my second album, continue touring and recording with great artists and get more and more interesting acting roles.

 

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