How to Sing Harmonies in 5 Simple Steps

2022-05-26T15:01:58+01:00

While many budding singers dream of singing lead, there is actually a tremendous amount of skill in learning how to sing harmonies and backing vocals. The lead vocal seems the ‘easiest’ and most natural to gravitate towards but try signing a counter melody along with it and suddenly it’s a whole different ball game! Learning how to sing harmonies is a fantastic way to train your ear, improve your dexterity and hone your arrangement and composition skills. Here’s how you can tap into that area of your musicianship. Sing Along to Existing Harmonies in Songs The easiest way to get started [...]

How to Sing Harmonies in 5 Simple Steps2022-05-26T15:01:58+01:00

Talent vs Hard Work: Which is More Important for Success in Music?

2022-04-09T18:57:10+01:00

Most students who come to us for adult singing lessons have been inspired by their idols. But the way media often portrays these artists is as if they all have natural talent or gifts that separate them from ordinary people. This can lead many music enthusiasts to believe that if they don’t have that natural talent, they are less likely to achieve success in music. This couldn’t be further from the truth, and we are here to dispel all the myths about talent vs hard work. Hard Work Beats Talent When Talent Doesn’t Work Hard ‘Hard work beats talent when talent [...]

Talent vs Hard Work: Which is More Important for Success in Music?2022-04-09T18:57:10+01:00

Is It Ever Too Late to Learn to Sing?

2021-11-17T17:03:09+00:00

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

5 Reasons why you should consider taking musical theatre lessons

2021-04-26T20:07:25+01:00

Many of us have a profound love for musical theatre! This unique artform combines acting, incredible musicianship and dancing, taking us through many emotional and musical dynamics. Musical theatre pieces have the power to inspire us, make us laugh and connect with our emotions on a deeper level. You may have been fascinated by them your whole life as an audience member, but have you ever wanted to experience it for yourself? There is a great deal of diversity in musical theatre vocals, ranging from operatic to rock, pop, jazz and even rap influences. So, no matter your previous background as [...]

5 Reasons why you should consider taking musical theatre lessons2021-04-26T20:07:25+01:00

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

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

The 7 secrets to successful singing lessons

2021-03-10T13:48:49+00:00

Many of our students who embark on singing lessons for adults already have a myriad of other commitments – university, family, work – you name it! That’s why we always aim to help them make the most of their lesson time, as well as at home practice. While there are no quick fixes or shortcuts when you learn singing as an adult, you can certainly maximise your time and, in turn, speed up your progress! We think there are 7 secrets to successful singing lessons and we will reveal them all in this blog, so keep on reading to find out… [...]

The 7 secrets to successful singing lessons2021-03-10T13:48:49+00:00

5 Ways A Vocal Coach Will Help You Sing Better

2020-05-14T10:29:17+01:00

So, you’ve started to sing – do you need a vocal coach? Or maybe you’re a self-taught singer and feel like you’ve stopped making progress? Regardless of where you are in your journey as a vocalist, a vocal coach can help you improve, progress and impart their knowledge on how to produce sound properly and avoid injuring or harming yourself whilst singing. You may have a favourite song you’ve always wanted to sing, or you may wish to try a new genre that feels out of reach. With their experience and training, a vocal coach can help you achieve those singing [...]

5 Ways A Vocal Coach Will Help You Sing Better2020-05-14T10:29:17+01:00

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

Can anybody learn to sing?

2020-05-14T10:40:00+01:00

Learning to sing is a possibility for the vast majority of people. I have met countless singers who avoided singing for years unnecessarily. Despite the fact that most people can learn to sing well and make significant improvement, there are people everywhere confining their singing to bathrooms. I have worked with many singers who considered themselves tone deaf only to discover in the first session that they are perfectly capable of singing in tune when given the opportunity. There are a multitude of reasons why so many of us have reservations about our singing. People are often labelled unfairly at a [...]

Can anybody learn to sing?2020-05-14T10:40:00+01:00

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