10 tips to help you remember song lyri​cs

Posted on Categories: Learning and Memory, Learning Strategies, Mental Practice, Performance Skills, Practice techniques, Singing, Slider

A commonly recurring nightmare for many singers is one where they forget the song lyrics midway through. I know I’ve certainly woken up in a cold sweat after having that kind of a dream and just before an important gig. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound […]

Five easy tips for good vocal health

Posted on Categories: General Health, Slider, Vocal Health

There are simple ways to avoid vocal injury or fatigue. If you sing regularly you need to maintain good vocal health. Your instrument is made up of tissue, muscle, joints, blood vessels, ligaments and nerves. Just like any other joint in the body the voice can be affected by misuse, overuse and abuse. Here are […]

​How to practise singing.

Posted on Categories: Expertise, Goal Setting, Learning Strategies, Mental Practice, Passion, Practice techniques, Slider, Talent Development, Top Tips, Vocal techniques

I used to be quite baffled when I worked with singers who were focused, dedicated and would practise hard to develop their talent and skills, but struggled to improve significantly or achieve their technical goals. One day I came across this quote somewhere on the internet of things: “Practice does not make perfect, only perfect […]

TED

TED Rules!

Posted on Categories: Communication, Music Business, Performing Arts, Technology, Vocal Science

I am a huge TED fan. I head over to the site l when I’m curious to know what’s trending when I need inspiration when I need education or just when I need a bit of entertainment. TED is a nonprofit organisation devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”. On the site, you’ll find a collection of videos of […]