Tag Archives: Vocals

Music Festivals: Great Opportunities to Perform!

Britain has a long established tradition of competitive and non-competitive festivals of music, drama and dance. These offer amateur musicians a wonderful opportunity not only to perform in front of their peers, but also to be given professional feedback by a learned adjudicator. Most often performing arts festivals take place over a few days to a week, and a split… Read more »

Available lesson slots: w/c 7th Jan 2018

The following lesson slots are available to book into this week: Tues 8th Jan 10:00 (30 mins) 14:30 (30 mins) Weds 9th Jan 10:00 (30 mins) Fri 11th Jan 17:30 (30 mins) If you or a friend would like to use one of these sessions then give me a bell or drop me a text on 07746637472. I’m happy to… Read more »

Christmas Period – Music Lessons

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My service will be CLOSED through the whole of Christmas week, with lessons restarting on Wednesday 2nd January. Slots are filling up really quickly for the first few weeks of January but, as usual, I will post here on my blog where there is availability, should you wish to fit a lesson in. I teach the following instruments / disciplines,… Read more »

Breathing Exercise – The ‘Candle’ Warm-Up

Over the years that I’ve been teaching singing in schools and theatre schools (and singing in choirs and other vocal groups myself), I have witnessed, led or taken part in hundreds of vocal warm-ups. Often these can be formulaic: the same pattern of exercises run through week in and week out, rehearsal after rehearsal, often taught as a matter of… Read more »