UCL’s 1st PAM UK Day

I am please to announce I will be presenting my MSc research at the 1st PAM UK Day being held at UCL on Saturday 17th. It’s great to get a PAM event happening in the UK. Hopefully the first of many.

Touring and the singer

Not so long ago I received an email from a singer by the name of Vanessa Murray. She was gathering information to help her with her MA dissertation on the topic of how touring affects the voice. I thought you might find this information of use too so have published the answers I gave her […]

How to become an expert solo vocalist.

Bobby McFerrin is without a doubt, one of the most accomplished vocalists of this century. He has lead the way in 20th/21st Century solo vocal performance through his unique use of the voice and body, combined with highly skilled musicality and improvisation. His style transcends genres, being equally comfortable and accomplished in classical, popular, folk […]

From session singer to icon, Whitney Houston RIP

‘One of the greatest singers that ever stood behind a microphone’. Aretha Franklin 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 […]

Artist focus: Carrie Haber

What do you use your singing voice for? To perform my original songs to a live audience as well as to record and sell my music. How long have you been taking voice lessons for? Roughly 8 – 9 years And How often? I started off with an intensive course of lessons while being at […]

Yes, I’m talking to you…communication

(There had to be a dog picture at some point…maybe nearly as cute as Dexter…maybe) So this week on the Performer’s Edge course we looked at communication. Firstly we discussed verbal and non verbal forms of communication. A singer needs to be able to communicate using both forms. Body language is a vital form of […]

Who am I? Do I want to be seen this way?

This week in the Performer’s Edge we explored the way we thought we were perceived by the world and discovered how the world perceived us. We explored our ‘labels’ such as ‘daughter, singer, Australian, Cancerian, well educated, poor, mother’ etc and also used Johari’s Window to explore the things about us we knew the world […]

Setting Goals

If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else. Yogi Berra Week 3 of the Performers edge course we address goal setting. If you want to achieve your dreams as a singer and performer you will have to set some goals. First decide where you want to go, dare to dream […]

BOOK NOW – Performance Workshop for singers Nov 20th

Book your place now (£1.50 fee applies) Participants Performer+fee £19.50Observer+fee £11.50 *Imagine being able to perform confidently in front of others. *Know where to look when you are in front of an audience *Walk off stage happy with your performance *Feel comfortable singing into a microphone If you are struggling with your performance confidence and […]

The Performer’s Edge: Starts 29 Sept

This course is now Full. Let me know if you are interested in this course and I will keep you updated on future dates. Cheers Line This 10 week course starts Wed 28 Sept 7-9pm at Sing Vocal Studio (SVS) in NW3 London. Who is it for? Singer’s and performers who want to dig deep […]