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 […]

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 […]

Introducing the vocal workout app, VocalizeU.

What is it? A practical software program for singers to add to their iPad, iPhone, Desktop (Mac and PC) with Android (on it’s way). What does it do?  Provides a set of individualised vocal training program or warm-up exercises. Plus it contains ear training exercises, video examples, quizzes, a piano app, records, and there are two […]

Get an discount in my new store!

THE STORE I have added The Store to my website. This will sell useful digital products for singers. There are two products in there already. The VocalizeU voice training app for desktop (PC or MAC) and the pitch training software, Sing & See (PC or MAC). VocalizeU is a great app that will help you to develop your voice, practice, get some […]

How to improve your intonation (pitch) and vocal tone

My students and I have been having fun recently with a computer programme called Sing and See.  We’ve also noticed a marked improvement in tone and pitching when using this nifty bit of software. This revolutionary software that gives real-time feedback when singing! The software SHOWS your precise pitch and vocal timbre as you sing. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]