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
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
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
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
"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