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
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who made our first ever Christmas Cabaret such a success. On November 29th, I was delighted to host a James Bond Themed Christmas Cabaret at Crewe Hall in aid of the charity 52 Lives. (You can find out more about the charity here.) When I began planning the event, … Continue reading Christmas Cabaret
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
I'm thrilled to be on the organising committee for the whopping Stoke Sings! event taking place February 2019 at The Victoria Hall in aid of the Lord Mayor's Charities: Approach for Positive Dementia Support Stoke on Trent Foodbank Equal Chances Child Care The committee and the choirs are buzzing with excitement in the lead up to … Continue reading Stoke Sings!
I'm absolutely thrilled to be partnering up with established producer Daniel J. Logan to offer a unique series of workshops. Together, we will be sharing our collective experience working with professional vocalists, including awesome industry tips and tricks to make the most of your voice and the most of your time in the studio. Finding … Continue reading Workshop | Introduction to Studio Singing