About Stefan Joubert

Stefan Joubert is the manager of the London Singing Institute. He is passionate about helping adults find their voice. He truly believes that no one is too old or not talented enough to start singing. To get started with your singing lessons contact Stefan at enrol@londonsinginginstitute.co.uk

Melody vs Lyrics: Which Is More Important?


Melody and lyrics are intertwined and are both crucial parts of making song truly great. If you are a songwriter, however, which should you focus on the most and which aspect of the song are people more likely to connect with? Do we read into every lyric or is a great melody enough to stay memorable, even if lyrics leave more to be desired? We explore the complex and interesting topic of melody vs lyrics in this article. Is Melody Really All You Need? Many would say that melody takes the upper hand over lyrics. This is because lyrics can sometimes [...]

Melody vs Lyrics: Which Is More Important?2021-12-25T17:20:55+00:00

10 Interesting Facts About Singing


Music helps us to unite and connect with each other. No matter our background, every culture has been enriched by music throughout human history. In fact, singing is one of the easiest and most accessible ways for us to participate in making music. We are the instrument, so we already have everything we need to get started. To appreciate this unique and universal art form, here are our top 10 most interesting facts about singing. 1. Singing May Have Preceded Speech For humans to be so attuned to singing that it feels innate and natural to us, we would’ve had to [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Singing2022-01-19T19:15:18+00:00

How to Make Your Singing Voice Unique


Have you always wanted to sing like your favourite singers? Whether you hope to have the powerful pop vocal of Lady Gaga, dominate the musical theatre scene like Idina Menzel, or leave your unique mark on opera scene like Maria Callas, there’s one thing that makes renowned vocalists so distinct and memorable. It’s their unique singing style that sounds instantly recognisable on any record. So, while we encourage you to get inspired by other artists, your focus should always be on how to make your singing voice unique. Trying to sing like someone else or hiding your true tone of voice, [...]

How to Make Your Singing Voice Unique2021-12-25T17:41:41+00:00

Give the Gift of Adult Singing Lessons


Singing is indeed a gift – but it’s not about whether you’re born with it or not! Anyone can learn to sing and, with qualified vocal coaches and consistent adult singing lessons, you will be singing just like the vocalists you used to look up to in no time. So, if you, a family member, a friend or loved one has always wanted to learn to sing, our singing lesson vouchers make the perfect gift! Taking adult singing lessons can benefit our lives in more ways than one, so here’s a few happy side-effects that you may also experience… Singing is [...]

Give the Gift of Adult Singing Lessons2021-12-28T17:57:07+00:00

10 Best Christmas Songs to Sing


With the festive season just around the corner, vocalists are all brushing up their repertoire of the best Christmas songs! Whether you are actively gigging or simply wish to sing your heart out with friends, family, or even get into the Christmas spirit yourself, this list is for you. Here we have compiled some of the best and most loved classics every vocalist should try. Ella Fitzgerald – Winter Wonderland For the jazz singer in all of us, this is a beautiful song to learn! Taken from Fitzgerald’s album, ‘Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas’, ‘Winter Wonderland’ will let you explore [...]

10 Best Christmas Songs to Sing2021-12-28T17:58:02+00:00

5 Reasons to Take Adult Singing Lessons


Adult singing lessons can benefit your life in more ways than just the obvious – learning how to sing! There is so much to gain from learning a new skill, making new connections and discovering your unique musical talent. Our vocal students come from all walks of life, some with a professional singing background and others who sing for joy. Some who have experience already and others who simply feel inspired to pursue their passions. No matter their musical past, these 5 singing benefits unite them all. Gaining Confidence It takes a lot of courage and bravery to sing in front [...]

5 Reasons to Take Adult Singing Lessons2022-05-30T19:31:15+01:00

Gift Ideas for Singers


Have you got a friend or a loved one who is a passionate, dedicated vocalist? Or, perhaps, you are looking for a special treat to spoil yourself? No matter the occasion, we have the perfect gift ideas for singers that will impress them during Christmas, birthdays, holidays and simply as gestures to let them know how special they are. As expert vocal coaches for countless adult singing lessons students, we have the best gift ideas to treat the singer in your life. Throat Pastilles Few things are more uncomfortable for a vocalist than a dry, scratchy throat! The Vocalzone Throat Pastilles [...]

Gift Ideas for Singers2021-11-17T17:02:16+00:00

Is It Ever Too Late to Learn to Sing?


The short answer is no, it’s never too late to learn to sing. But we know everyone has their own doubts and may feel like their situation is different. So, if you’ve always wanted to learn to sing and you think it might be too late and your time as a vocalist has passed, this article is for you. We will dispel the most common myths that stop people from truly discovering their voice and enjoying all the amazing benefits of singing. It’s Harder to Learn Something New as You Get Older Our brains learn through creating new pathways and pushing [...]

Is It Ever Too Late to Learn to Sing?2021-11-17T17:03:09+00:00

How to Improve Your Singing If You’ve Plateaued


As many of us embark on singing lessons for adults, we expect to be constantly progressing, excitedly learning a new skill. There are so many new songs to learn, vocal tips and tricks you never came across before. It all feels fresh and compelling…until it doesn’t. Months or even years down the line, you may have reached a plateau. Once again, you are wondering how to improve your singing. Except this time, it’s not coming from a place of learning a new skill. You probably feel comfortable with your voice, you may feel like you’ve found your sound, your repertoire. And [...]

How to Improve Your Singing If You’ve Plateaued2021-11-17T17:00:06+00:00

Which Adult Singing Lessons Course is Right for Me?


There is no one-size-fits-all adult singing lessons solution for vocalists! We are all different, our voices are unique and our goals as artists and musicians will vary too. Some might learn best in a group environment, while others feel more comfortable in one-to-one sessions. You may need to improve your skills quickly with an intensive singing course or take things at your own pace. Just like there are different learning styles, our musical objectives are individual and diverse. Some singers may dream of being in a West end show, while others want to captivate the audience of a jazz club. Some [...]

Which Adult Singing Lessons Course is Right for Me?2021-10-25T20:41:29+01:00


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