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Orchestral auditions

1) What does an orchestral panel expect? According to many harpists I have interviewed, the...
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Why do you want to sing?

Today there is so much around us that implies that singing is about image, money and fame. A lot...
French Horn

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The Mozart Horn Concertos

As horn players, the Mozart horn concertos are the bread and butter, and an essential part of...

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Why Acting?

'Theatre is a form of knowledge; it should and can also be a means of transforming our society....

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  • Why Acting? Editor's Pick

    Jesse D LAMDA/ RADA Exams Tutor (West London) Picture 'Theatre is a form of knowledge; it should and can also be a means of transforming our society. Theatre can help us build our future, rather than just waiting for it.'Augusto Boal articulates my enthusiasm for it much better than I could. Theatre is inherently political, psychological, communal,...
  • Medical Research-Health Benefits of Singing

    Ella Turk-Richards Vocal Coaching Tutor (Bristol) Picture Medical Research-Health Benefits of Singing Research has shown for some time that singing in a choir has tremendous benefits for physical and mental well-being, leading some to campaign for it to be prescribed as a...
  • What am iI so confident about skype?

    Juan Rezzuto Classical Piano Teacher (West London) Picture Previous experience with Singapore There is nothing more valuable for any professional than experience. We have been very lucky to have taught several students from Singapore in London. We have helped them with their piano, singing and composition lessons with great success. Our house technique,...
  • Approach To Teaching

    Conor Masterson Classical Violin Teacher (Kingston upon Thames) Picture When discussing which skills are essential for a teacher to have in order to be an effective teacher, the words patience, empathy and adaptability are always arising. These are useful skills to create a positive working environment for the pupil. There will be times when it will take...
  • Learning Whilst Doing

    Alice Sophie Cello Teacher (South East London) Picture Over the years I have had the opportunity to learn about different teaching styles, which has resulted in my current approach to teaching. My main emphasis is placed on left and right hand technique as well as the posture of the students. Whilst technique work is important, a lot of time should...
  • Music Is for Everyone

    Leon Haxby Classical Theory/ Composition Teacher (Stevenage) Picture It has been known for a long time that music has been present almost since the beginning of human evolution. Remains of bone flutes and animal-skin drums are found regularly on ancient archaeological sites. The connection between music and language is an easy one to draw, and it is generally...
  • The Importance Of A Good Teacher

    Gabriela Secula Classical Violin Teacher (Ilford) Picture A teacher's main concern shouldn't be to only correct their pupils. Only pointing out mistakes, but not coming with a solution to solve them will not benefit the student. He will only become irritated, his confidence will drop, and he will no longer enjoy playing the instrument. Probably he will...
  • How To Speak Shakespeare?

    Calum Finlay Drama School Auditions Coach (North London) Picture The short answer is: nobody knows. That said, there are lots of things you can do to make up your own mind about how best to ‘speak Shakespeare’! Let’s take the prologue to Romeo and Juliet, for example. In Baz Lurmahn’s famous film it was spoken by a news reporter; in Rupert Goold’s...
  • Grade 5 Theory... Why and How?!

    Kate M Munn Music Theory Exams Tutor (West London) Picture Why do we do Grade 5 Theory exams? There is always an argument about why learners prepare for music exams at all, and whilst it is not the point in learning, it can help learners to focus on the skills they are developing in particular ways. ABRSM Instrumental Exams demand that learners are...
  • Performance Anxiety and Violinists Editor's Pick

    Alex Isted Classical Violin Teacher (West London) Picture Abstract:A performance task and survey was given to violin students at the UWA School of Music in order to gain insight into the benefits of deep breathing and conscious upright posture. The two methods were investigated in terms of how they could effectively manage symptoms of anxiety which are...

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