Straw therapy for the tired voice

Straw therapy for the tired voice

Posted on Categories: Slider, Vocal Health, Vocal Science

Straw therapy? Voice exercises using a simple straw will help alleviate a tired or fatigued voice. Straw therapy can be used for the singing or speaking voice before and after voice use. You can incorporate these exercises into your routine vocal warm up and cooldowns, when recovering from a cold or respiratory illness or if […]

I’m off to teach in Poland in July at the Vocal Camp.

Posted on Categories: Singing

I am very excited about this summer as I am off to Poland for the first time to teach and hang out with a bunch of singers who want to work on their voices and learn more about different styles. I can’t think of a better way to get to know another country and culture than […]

Voice care for singers

Good voice care for singers: factors that influence your vocal health

Posted on Categories: General Health, Singers, Singing, Slider, Vocal Health

Good voice care is the key to singing longevity. Most vocal threats are within our control, but some may require medical intervention. This article will look at voice care factors within our control. There are numerous things that can interfere with the efficiency and function of your vocal folds. Some interferences come from within, and […]

Whitney Houston RIP

Whitney Houston, from session singer to icon

Posted on Categories: Creativity, Inspiration, Passion, Performance Skills, Singers, Singing

I was very sad to hear of Whitney Houston’s death last month. She possessed an extraordinary voice that appeared to have no limitations, her vocal style influenced thousands of singers of my generation and since. Unlike many chart singers of today, Whitney cut her teeth as a working singer before hitting the big time. She worked […]

Who Are You?

Brilliant question regarding my credibility to run The Performer’s Edge course

Posted on Categories: Artist development, Education, Performance Skills, Personal Development, Practice techniques, Singing

I received this question to a post I made advertising The Performer’s Edge Course in LindedIn. I thought it was very relevant, so I am posting the question and my answer here too: “It sounds fabulous although I would love to know more about your experience as a performer. It seems contrary but I have […]

The Performer's Edge

Summing up The Performer’s Edge course

Posted on Categories: Artist development, Education, Expertise, Goal Setting, Mental Practice, Mindset, Performance Skills, Personal Development, Singers, Singing, Talent Development

A group of performers and I have been working hard in The Performer’s Edge course. We were all so amazed this week to find we had come to the 10th and final class so soon. We all agreed it had been a great journey. We’ve all grown and everyone said they were walking away with […]

singing teacher training course

Singing teacher training course

Posted on Categories: Education, Passion, Sing teacher training, Singing, Singing teacher

Have you ever thought about becoming a singing teacher? These days singers need to be versatile and use a wide range of money earning strategies to survive. What better way to share your experience and passion than by helping someone else to sing and build confidence singing? For me the role of a singing teacher […]