Vocal Tips

Ten reasons for taking up singing as an adult

2020-05-14T10:30:01+01:00

1. The main reason you probably didn’t take up singing as an adolescent, is because you come from a culture where singing isn’t obligatory! Far from being backwards, these cultures embed a basic music ability in its members, which creates an enormous advantage. Dance, rhythm and musical ability all stem from this unseen skill. And this brings us to the cardinal reason for acquiring the ability to sing. Not only tonality and the skill to play with the various notes are attached to singing, but also rhythm and dance skills. 2. You must be able to keep a note - this [...]

Ten reasons for taking up singing as an adult2020-05-14T10:30:01+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

Discover Why Singing Is Good For Your Health

2020-05-14T10:38:48+01:00

It is a proven fact that people are living longer and longer. A lot of adults over the age of 65 are now looking for new hobbies and ideas to keep them young. Learning how to sing is probably one of the best part-time endeavours that one can ever take up. In addition to boosting your confidence and self-esteem, you will also awaken your creative side and discover a whole new you! By taking up singing lessons at an older age, you will definitely keep your mind and body younger. Learning how to sing will often require you to learn repertoire [...]

Discover Why Singing Is Good For Your Health2020-05-14T10:38:48+01:00

10 Reasons to sing!

2020-05-11T12:19:55+01:00

Discover 10 pertinent reasons to start singing! Singing can bring a tremendous amount of joy and satisfaction in your life. Make your dreams a reality and start singing today! You will be surprised at just how quickly you can learn, as long as you are willing to take the first step!   The first reason to sing is for JOY! Joy for yourself, joy to others and joy with others!! If you can sing you won't want to stop singing for own pleasure and those around you which leads to the next reason: To ENTERTAIN. maybe just in your own home [...]

10 Reasons to sing!2020-05-11T12:19:55+01:00