Dale Forbes-Sutherland Dip FRSA CVT VIDLA, (Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts & Diploma in Contemporary Vocal Teaching) is the director of Ilkeston Academy of Voice and Piano. Dale began his professional musical career when he was 16, playing the role of ‘Baby John’ in ‘West Side Story’. Since then he has worked all over the world as a Singer and Pianist. He has been teaching for many years has enjoyed great success with his alumni, past and present. He also holds an 100% pass rate for his students who have entered for the Trinity London School of Music examinations and looks forward to the next set of exams.