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
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!
"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!
I love providing performance opportunities for students starting out on their singing career and we have already accomplished so much this year. Students have performed at the MicWire Charity Concert for Micro Tyco at St Mary's in Alsager, at the Adderley Village Hall Fundraiser in Shropshire and three soloists have gigged two nights at Crewe … Continue reading Summer Concert | A Souvenir
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
April 2018 saw the inaugural Voice Conference hosted by Debbie Winter at Voice Workshop and I was honoured to share my Stealthy Balance research with a wealth of fantastic voice pedagogues at the event. The day was rich in information, knowledge and really incredible new research about the voice, body alignment, singing and the brain, … Continue reading The Voice Geek Conference 2018
Well, I don't know about you, but I sort of feel like I've been waiting for summer to happen? Each week I mutter something about, "the heat will be here soon - it'll soon be shorts weather..." or some other hope fuelled comment in the same vein. But, then the warmth never really made it … Continue reading Singing in the Rain – An Update
In March, I began a workshop for vocalists to learn ways to improve singing performance and provide a deeper understanding vocal technique. We had our last session of the course on Wednesday. We all had a tremendous time during the past 10 weeks, working on a multitude of different singing technique and performance ideas. The feedback has unanimously been requesting more sessions … Continue reading PerfTecLy Completed 2017