Not only is the season changing, but so has my name. Post marriage, I've had a couple of weeks to decide whether to keep my maiden name (Kate Thomson /kjthomson) or use my married name (Kate Cubley /katecubley) for my vocal coaching business. After much deliberation - and you've probably guessed by the title of … Continue reading Change // A New Name
Hey everyone, Today is World Voice Day 2016. What are you doing to celebrate and love your voice? I'm singing along to a great playlist of various music, whilst using it as inspiration to plan our wedding soundtrack 🙂 I hope you're all having an amazing day! #loveyourvoice See you soon, Kate x
So after witnessing a handful of pre-performance/audition/exam confidence crises this week, I thought I'd share this cringeworthy video with you as a bit of inspiration. All of us singers have to work hard and practice regularly to improve our voices. It doesn't matter what level we're at or what our natural ability is: Not every … Continue reading Confidence Crises
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
"Life is a lot like jazz... It's best when you improvise." G. Gershwin Improvise verb : Create and perform spontaneously without preparation.
"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go." T. S. Eliot
"If you do what you love, it is the best way to relax." Christian Louboutin