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 […]

Communicating effectively on stage

How to improve your communication skills on stage

Posted on Categories: Communication, Performance Skills, Performing Arts, Singing, Talent Development

In The Performer’s Edge course we explore communication on stage. To start we discussed verbal and nonverbal forms of communication. A singer needs to be able to communicate using both forms. Body language is a vital form of communication between humans, along with vocal tone and the words especially on stage where distance becomes a […]

Finding your artist identity

Finding your identity as the artist

Posted on Categories: Artist development, Image and style, Performing Arts, Slider, Talent Development, The Performer's Edge

Have you spent any time thinking about your identity as an artist? How do you think the world perceives you? And how does the world actually perceive you? The Performer’s Edge Programme looks into Identity. Here is an example of a workshop I did exploring this concept with a group of singers. To start we explored our […]

Setting SMART Goals

How to achieve your dreams by setting goals.

Posted on Categories: Goal Setting, Mindset, Passion

If you want to achieve your dreams you will have to set some goals. It is possible to get somewhere without goals, but it leaves a lot to chance. Achieving your dreams without a plan Wouldn’t you rather be in charge of your own destiny? “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin […]

Eliminate limiting beliefs

Zap your limiting beliefs, and live a life of possibilities.

Posted on Categories: Mindset, Personal Development

No matter how talented or hardworking you are if your limiting beliefs don’t support your talent and work you will continue to find it extremely difficult to reach your life and career goals. I have seen many people turn away from their dream goals or fail to achieve their best as a result of their […]

John Mayer cancels tour

John Mayer cancels concerts due to granuloma on his vocal cords

Posted on Categories: Performing Arts Medicine, Singing, Vocal Health, Vocal medicine

John Mayer has just announced that he has to cancel his up and coming concerts due to vocal issues. He states he has “something next to my vocal cords called a granuloma.” Unfortunately, the condition is as bad as it sounds, especially to a singer or professional voice user. A granuloma is a growth resulting from […]

Gastric reflux and the singer

Posted on Categories: General Health, Singing, Vocal Health

Singers who suffer from gastric reflux, also known as gastro-oesophageal reflux, acid reflux, indigestion, heartburn, GORD (UK) or GERD (US), will relate to the frustration and anxiety of singing with vocal folds that have been affected by this condition. This condition can not only ruin the singer’s day but could even negatively impact their career. My […]