I am a firm believer that performance does not have to be a fearful and nerve-wracking experience. Indeed, this is the basis of a workshop which I run for choirs, as well as the subject of my postgraduate research at Leeds College Of Music.
One book I would recommend highly is "The Inner...
Should musicians consider themselves as healers? With specific insight into stammers and Tourette’s.
Has the time come for musicians to understand and utilise their skills to heal through the power of music? It has become a common perception among many people that Music Therapy is a new age...
I asked myself exactly the same question 6 years ago whilst sat in my teaching skills lecture at College.
For me, musical education is incredibly important in all areas of people's lives and sadly this is somewhat neglected, particularly in schools. Singing gives people a chance to express...
Students often ask me for advice on learning a new piece of music for the first time. Although this varies so much depending on the instrument and difficulty of the piece, when faced with a new aria or song to learn I always consider the following before even looking at learning the notes:
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I recommend the following resource:
Sing Together! 100 Songs for Unison Singing by William Appleby
This is a useful book to use when teaching young vocal beginners. The book contains lots of well known nursery rhymes and folksongs that are easy to learn and teach. With the simple piano...
Singing is happiness. You can find the best of your self when you sing. It is an act of generosity for yourself and for others when you sing onstage. I believe you can experience a huge number of emotions by singing and make others feel those emotions and interact with you. Singing is an art you...
Postural Alignment – Head and neck tension
My postural alignment has been poor all my life with a slightly curved spine but it was made worse by a fractured collarbone from a cycling accident when I was 19. At the time the doctor just allowed to set causing new bone to form under the crack...
Primal sound is a connection between the voice and the emotional core.
A laugh, sighs, cries, shouts and howls, grunts and yawns are all primal sounds. These sounds are natural and happen without thinking of breath, onset, placement or resonance. One of the best ways to warm up the voice is to...
"I don't sing because I'm happy; I'm happy because I sing!"
This article is focused on the benefits of Singing and how it really can help you all year around!
So, how exactly can singing help me I hear you ask!
Singing can help you:
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I graduated from Cambridge University with a First Class Music Degree before studying on the Royal Academy Opera Course. I have taught singing, early grades piano and music...
A solid technical grounding is crucial, however, there are many other important factors to great singing. Lessons are designed for each pupil to realise their vocal potential...
Originally a pianist and a music teacher, I completed my BMus (Hons) Degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Music Performance (Opera) as a Soprano, at the Guildhall School of Music...
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