Vocal advice

Learning musical theatre as an adult

2021-04-12T09:29:14+01:00

Have you always wanted to sing ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ as heart wrenchingly as Patti Lupone? Or tackle ‘Defying Gravity’ with the impressive dynamics of Idina Menzel? Or, maybe, you want to confidently perform songs from musicals like ‘Hamilton’ or ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ for a more contemporary take on musical theatre? Whatever your aims, musical theatre lessons for adults will help you explore different styles and turn you into the prolific, confident and engaging performer you’ve always wanted to be! Here’s how… Why Musical Theatre Lessons for Adults Are So Important… Many young children are often encouraged to pursue musical theatre, [...]

Learning musical theatre as an adult2021-04-12T09:29:14+01:00

10 Tips on taking singing lessons as an adult

2021-04-12T08:58:49+01:00

Taking singing lessons as an adult comes with its own set of challenges that are unique to adult vocalists. Unless you’re a full-time musician, you’ll likely have to juggle your lessons alongside work, study and family commitments. Another concern for adult beginners is they feel it’s ‘too late to start singing’. That’s absolutely not the case! Just like you’d never tell someone it’s too late to get in shape or learn a new language, you’re perfectly on time whenever you decide to start adult singing lessons. Plenty of singers have achieved great things later on in life, including Sheryl Crow, Bill [...]

10 Tips on taking singing lessons as an adult2021-04-12T08:58:49+01:00

The adult beginner singing course: A step-by-step guide to singing

2021-03-18T21:39:10+00:00

Singing is so much more than simply producing sound – we are artists, we tell a story through singing and it’s deeply personal and unique to each of us. Our bodies are also our instruments, so there are so many variables to becoming a truly great singer. But don’t fret, anyone can learn to sing with the right guidance. So, we’d like to share our guide to singing with you. In this article, we will reveal all the secrets we cover on our adult beginner singing course that helps our students become exceptional vocalists. 1. Stand Tall This simple trick can [...]

The adult beginner singing course: A step-by-step guide to singing2021-03-18T21:39:10+00:00

5 Reasons why you need adult singing lessons

2021-03-11T11:03:24+00:00

Adults come to us for singing lessons for so many different reasons. Some are professional singers looking to advance their voice, while others enjoy singing as a hobby. No matter their background, one thing is for sure – singing is for everyone! Don’t believe us? Sadly, many assume that singing is something you have to be naturally talented to do, but that’s simply not the case. Singing and our love for music is what we naturally connect with and, historically, it even predates speech and language. This is proof that we are all, quite literally, born to sing. While you may [...]

5 Reasons why you need adult singing lessons2021-03-11T11:03:24+00:00

7 Ways to improve your voice

2021-03-10T13:47:55+00:00

Everyone from a budding vocalist to an advanced singer is constantly looking for ways to improve their voice. No matter how great you are as a singer, there will always be more to learn, which is the beauty of any creative endeavour. Singing is unique because your body is actually your instrument, so having that mind-body connection and learning to engage all elements that make up a powerful singing voice is crucial if you’re looking to improve. In this blog, we will unpack 7 ways to improve your voice. These are tips you can implement right away for quick results! 1. [...]

7 Ways to improve your voice2021-03-10T13:47:55+00:00

How to get started with singing

2021-03-10T13:48:27+00:00

Many people would love to learn how to sing, but sadly, a lot of us assume we can’t do it or that it’s a talent rather than a skill. Sure, some people are more musically talented than others, but the truth is everyone can learn to sing! So, if you’ve always wanted to tap into your beautiful singing voice (which all of us have) but you don’t know where to start, this article is for you. Here we will explain exactly how to get started with singing, both mentally and physically. How to Get Started with Singing: Your Mindset A good [...]

How to get started with singing2021-03-10T13:48:27+00:00

7 Tips for singing and playing at the same time

2021-03-02T11:49:17+00:00

Many talented vocalists are also able to play a musical instrument – even Beyonce has recently learned to play piano, following advice from Prince himself! Being able to play music can help you with songwriting, arrangement and provide accompaniment when performing solo, which also makes you more employable. Many musicians look effortless while playing and singing, but it is actually quite a tricky skill, particularly if the melody or rhythm differs between the vocal and accompaniment. It takes a lot of multitasking and practice, but don’t fret – with these simple tips you’ll be able to accompany yourself in no time. [...]

7 Tips for singing and playing at the same time2021-03-02T11:49:17+00:00

Why Do We Sing?

2020-05-14T10:25:52+01:00

Many of us like to sing professionally, while others sing in the shower, in their car, at karaoke or anytime they hear their favourite song. Almost all of us love music and we join in with singing and chanting, whether at sports events, church, festivals and more. It’s no secret that we are deeply connected to music, we have an appreciation for it and it’s a form of self-expression and a way to bring us together. But, have you ever wondered why we are able to sing in the first place? Many animals, humans included, produce a variety of sounds from [...]

Why Do We Sing?2020-05-14T10:25:52+01:00

Finding your voice

2020-05-14T10:32:56+01:00

When learning to sing, or singing for the very first time, many people tend to imitate a favourite singer or vocal style. While taking inspiration from our favourite vocalists is a good place to start (especially for developing new ideas and style), without blending with your own ‘natural’ sound, it can lead to developing a voice that is a copy or reproduction of someone else’s.So how do we find our unique voice? There are many exercises we can do to either begin to find our natural voice, or to undo ingrained habits of altering the voice in a way that produces [...]

Finding your voice2020-05-14T10:32:56+01:00

How to take care of your voice

2020-05-14T10:33:19+01:00

Taking good care of your voice as a singer is essential as it is your musical instrument and you must protect it as much as you can. Taking good care of a piano, for instance, isn’t that complicated as long as you get it tuned on a regular basis and ensure that the temperature and humidity/dryness of the room is maintained at a consistent level. In the unlikely case that it would get damaged, you can always purchase a new one, but you can sadly not buy a new voice! That is the reason why you should really protect your voice [...]

How to take care of your voice2020-05-14T10:33:19+01:00
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