Working in the role I do, I'm lucky enough to see what really goes on behind the safely closed doors of the singing studio and I love it. I love the trials and tribulations that ultimately culminate in success. I love the face of exhilaration when a singer really nails a song or a lick. I … Continue reading Why did you stop singing?
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
Those of you who are regular students of mine will know that I've been twisting this one in lessons for years! It's a brilliant and silly warm up to ensure that there is a clear distinction between /f/ or /v/ and /θ/ or /ð/ (in case you don't know, these symbols represent the 'th' sounds … Continue reading Silly Thursday Tongue Twisting // “Your Father, Darth Vader”
A regular question I am asked by fellow teachers, by students and even parents of students is regarding the small but amazing speaker that I endlessly carry around in my handbag. It comes almost everywhere with me and it is fondly referred to as 'The Boom'. It's real name is the UE BOOM Bluetooth Wireless Speaker … Continue reading Portable Speakers for Peri’ Teachers