Photograph by Claire Westwood – L.M.P.A. Reflections Photography
J. M. Colhoun was born and educated in Liverpool. After being awarded two music studentships in Singing and Pianoforte she spent four years at the Royal Manchester College of Music, then completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Education and a Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
After a period in education (teaching and lecturing in Music, Drama and Modern Languages), she became freelance, performing solo broadcasts for BBC radio, and acting as a vocal and dialect coach for stars of the stage, screen and radio.
She has written in various genres and now divides her time between writing, performing and composing.