Are you having difficulty singing? Running out of breath? Inconsistent tone? Lacking control? Breathing is a great place to start working to unravel a myriad of singer problems! Start by getting to know your body. It's useful to understand where the air goes when it enters the body, and that the primary function of breathing … Continue reading What’s so important about breathing anyway?!
A huge thank you to all students and choir members who participated in our first ever online Christmas Concert. We raised a lovely £160 for Mid-Cheshire Hospitals Trust Charitable Foundation - and what a lovely way to give back to our local NHS heroes after such a difficult year from them all in 2020. Our … Continue reading Online Christmas Concert Raises £160 for Charity
Are you also completely overwhelmed by what we are and are not allowed to do - and importantly, how to keep everyone safe whilst singing in the middle of a pandemic? I've returned to work in the midst of a global crisis (after a very bizarre maternity leave) and had to get my head around … Continue reading A quick guide to organising face-to-face lessons, for Singing Teachers
Here's a big shout out to the lovely, talented Leah! Not only did Leah win the Grand Final of Open Mic UK 2020 and perform at the O2 Arena in London, but she also won the Tileyard Songwriter award as well! Many of you will have seen Leah performing at various showcases over the past … Continue reading Leah Wins Open Mic UK U18’s 2020
On 29th November 2019 we created a fabulous event for our friends and families to raise money in aid of the charity 52 Lives. In total the evening raised £1170.41 which we then doubled with the generosity of our friends who are Barclays staff. The total amount we donated to 52 Lives was a huge £2340.82. … Continue reading How was your money spent?
We all had a brilliant time performing at Summer Vibez 2019 this year - 31 singers took to the stage to perform a wide variety of popular music complete with lead singers, backing vocals, a capella harmonies and two big group songs. Our groups songs included Revolting Children by Tim Minchin and Blinded by Your … Continue reading Summer Vibez 2019
The Voice Geek Conference 2019 was the sequel to Kerrie Obert's fantastic 2 day extravaganza hosted by Voice Workshop. Kerrie had flown in from Ohio State to share her recent research with us and WOW was it interesting! You'd think that 2 days with Kerrie would be hard to beat, but I've got to say … Continue reading Voice Geek Conference 2019
Well, January has been pretty awesome and I'm busy lining up plenty more exciting things for the rest of the year too. Here's a little insight into some of what's been going on: The year started with the realisation I had an article about my alignment research published in the AOTOS 2019 Preview - the … Continue reading Setting up for a terrific 2019
"Such a superb concert. I was awed by the huge talent of all of the singers. I had not heard before of the charity Playlist for Life, which this concert was supporting. Given that each of the singers had been asked to choose their own song, it was amazing to listen to the variety of … Continue reading Summer Concert | Thank You!
In March 2018, I relaunched my PerfTec workshop for all vocalists to learn ways to improve singing performance and provide a deeper understanding vocal technique. During our 10 week course, we have not only been working on a multitude of different singing technique and performance ideas, but have made great friends in the process. We have even discovered how … Continue reading PerfTecly Completed 2018