Wanted: Singers for MSc Research project

Are you a contemporary or classical singer? Would you be interested in helping me to do a world’s first comparative study for my MSc Performing Arts Medicine research project at UCL?  My study will identify and compare what occurs in female singers from both Contemporary Commercial Music (CCM) and classical genres as they successfully transition through […]

Hypermobility and singing – is it relevant?

I’ve been learning a lot of interesting things about performers and medical issues. One topic which piqued my interest and gave me an ah-ha moment was that of hypermobility aka doublejointedness. This condition can be an advantage for some performing artist but if you are a singer and have it in your larynx that could […]

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. […]

Singing teacher training workshop from a master teacher (London Sept 1-3)

Dave Stroud was my first singing teaching mentor. he has been instrumental in helping me not only to be a the best voice teacher I can be but also in helping me get the right mindset for building a successful tracking studio. Dave is here with one of his artists, Daniel Bedingfield, to present a […]

Artist focus: Andrew Roachford and his voice

I am very fortunate to get to work with some amazingly talented artists. Andrew Roachford (Cuddly Toy, Family Man) is no exception. Here Andrew tells us how he uses vocal training to help him in his career. How long have you been singing for? AR: I have ben singing since I was around 8 years […]

Singing teacher training course: Module 1 getting started. Book now for Jan 18th

Are you interested in becoming a singing teacher? I am running a 10hr course to introduce you to the job requirements along with some basic skills and strategies to help you to get started. You will cover basic anatomy and physiology, how to assess the voice, vocal exercises to address common vocal issues, setting up […]

Singing teacher training course

This week I started a singing teacher training course for singers who want to teach privately. 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 […]

Adele cancels tour, due to voice problems…again!

Another tour cancelled due to poor vocal health and use! Haemorrage of the vocal folds often occurs as result singing with swollen vocal folds. Swelling can occur for a variety of reasons such as throat infections, cold infections, gastric reflux, sbad vocal technique or even in certain times of the menstrual cycle. If you tend […]