COVID-19 and Singing Factors to consider when assessing the risk of in-person singing in the time of COVID-19 I believe strongly in people being able to make their own choices. Personally, for my studio, we aren’t singing in person. This is because the risk level is too high for me […]
Singing at my own wedding Overcoming my own obstacles to be able to sing to my husband at our wedding I never thought I’d be singing at my own wedding. When people asked me about it, I always said “Oh no, that’s too much pressure! I’d prefer to not be […]
How to reconnect with your singing voice Do you need to reconnect with your voice? Everyone has times when they are feeling a bit down with their singing. Maybe even to the point where you’ve stopped singing entirely. Sometimes that’s because of external factors (like a pandemic!) out of our […]
Singing while in a shared space: How to not drive your household and neighbours crazy during lockdown Are you in lockdown, stuck at home with your loved ones, and wishing you could sing more? When you’re used to being able to sing by yourself, it can be quite hard to […]
Why would I, a singing teacher and self-employed person, choose to self-quarantine for two weeks? Read on to learn about how I ended up in this situation, my take on valuing community, and how I came to my decision.
Firstly, let me just say that I left Everybody’s Talking About Jamie BEAMING. The songs have been stuck in my head for a month. This year I’ll definitely be including some of the songs in my teaching. I am SO glad I went to this show, and I really can’t stop talking about it. (Ask my friends!)
There’s a lot of fuss made about Wicked. It’s been a hit ever since it opened on Broadway in 2003. It has won many, many awards. So I definitely had high expectations.
I must admit, I was a bit disappointed. Controversial, I know! Let me explain why…
Corinne started lessons with me in April 2018. She has grown hugely in her self confidence both as a singer as a person through her lessons. It has been a joy to watch her become more confident and feel comfortable asserting herself and feeling free to speak up and use her voice. She has been kind enough to share her story with me to share with you! Here it is:
Vocal Health: Advice from a Singing Teacher Vocal health is a hot topic. Everyone wants to know the secrets to: not losing your voice not getting sick keeping singing while sick keeping your voice ‘in shape’ So I have decided to write a series of blog posts on the topic […]
If you’ve ever been part of a big artistic stage project, whether it be theatre, dance, choral, opera, musical theatre and everything in between, you know how long a full day rehearsal can be. I’ve done my fair share of these, and I wanted to share my tips on how best to survive them. Please comment below if you think I’ve missed any!