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 had so much fun with the fabulous and attentive crowd at IRIS Vision Cheshire this week. I was invited to work with the group after lunch on Monday afternoon following many cakes (three each!!) and we worked on learning one song with two harmonies. A huge thanks to Daizy for capturing this snippet … Continue reading Teeth & Cake | IRIS Vision Centre
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
On Friday 18th May I was delighted to host a 3 hour workshop for the Musicians Union for singers and vocalists at Stan’s Café Theatre Space, Birmingham. Your Voice was the first in a 2-part course learning all about vocal performance and technique. I was thrilled to have been asked to host the (sell out!) … Continue reading Your Voice | Musicians Union
Singing lesson warm ups, tongue twisters
Working with Pure vowels is a great way to start your singing practice at home. They are useful for every genre - not just classical singers, choral groups or using whilst reciting that lovely yellow book of Italian Aria's. Pop, MT, Folk and hobby singers can benefit from knowing about them too. A pure vowel … Continue reading Vocal warm-ups: Pure Vowels
I don't know how many times I have seen Voice Science likened to Sport Science suggesting that singing is similar to sport. Interestingly, it actually is a good likeness and therefore, people need to sit up and take note: We do not expect an athlete to perform well without warming up their muscles first, so why do some people expect the … Continue reading Vocal Health // 4 Good Reasons You Should Warm-Up Your Voice