Great talent is not equal to success

It’s growth mindset and grit. And science concurs. Whilst I haven’t got my own stats on this, I can certain vouch for these predictors antidotally. When I look at the success of my students and clients over the years I’ve taught, whether related to developing their voices, overcoming poor singing habits, gaining stage confidence or […]

The Performer’s Edge 8 Week course commencing Feb 11

This 8 week course focuses on developing the right mindset for success in the music/singing world no matter what level you wish to achieve. Commences: Sat Feb 11 3.30-5.30 Venue: Sing Vocal Studio, 485a Finchley Rd Hampstead NW3 6HS London Cost: £195 early Bird fee before 27th Jan. Regular fee £225 To book your place […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wired for Sound: FREE online course

Hello singers, Michael Goodrich is a great vocal teacher with 20 years experience in the music industry. I’ve had a couple of super lessons with him in the past and he teaches many dynamic and top end singers.  As some of you know I am getting more and more into the psychology of performance. Michael […]

Don’t forget the lyrics!

The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant. Glenda Jackson (LH: This is as true for singing as it is for acting.) Techniques for memorising lyrics and songs A recurring nightmare for many singers is one where they forget the lyrics mid song. […]

Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.

I love quotes, I collect them to inspire others and myself; as a teaching tool and to understand the world better. This quote, by the American football coach Vince Lombardi, has been proven to me over and over in my vocal studio.  I used to be quite baffled when I encountered singers who were focused, […]