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The X-Factor.

It’s that time of year when the X Factor is dominating our TV screens. Believe it or not, I actually enjoy watching it. Mainly because it’s interesting to see what songs/arrangements are performed and also because Simon Cowell actually makes me laugh (I think he’s brilliant) and I like Cheryl…. just because! 🙂 Everybody always […]

Is there a quick way to become an awesome singer?

There are both short term and long term benefits to the vocal technique that I personally teach, but the main way to really gain that sense of achievement and progression is from regular vocal practise. I always like to compare singing to a workout in the gym. You wouldn’t, unless you were the Hulk, go […]

Are breathing techniques really that important for singers?

Yes and no. Obviously having the ability to take deep breaths, quickly, is helpful for singers but general vocal technique and development will help resolve any breathing issues. If you’ve ever done yoga, you’ll be an expert at this. Ideally, when we breathe, we want our stomach’s to expand when we breathe in and deflate […]

Does singing really help with team building?

I’m really excited about this blog. I have seen first hand how powerful singing can be in a number of different settings. I’ve recently learnt from the wonderful Dr. Hannah Wilson of Tempo Wellbeing that we, as humans, are incredibly social creatures. We NEED social interaction to feel accepted. I’m very fortunate to be part […]

Is there a quick and easy way to learn song lyrics?

If you’re reading this and you’re a participant of one of my various work place choirs, you’ll probably be able to have a good guess at what I’m about to say! Ha. I strongly believe that putting yourself in uncomfortable situations can make you learn things quicker. This applies to everything by the way, not […]