How to Sing Harmonies in 5 Simple Steps


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

Get On Stage in 2022: 10 Ways to Beat Stage Fright


This is it. The moment you’ve been looking forward to. You’re about to step out on stage and perform your best songs. But suddenly, you feel nervous, your hands get clammy and, once you’re actually up there, it’s almost like singing feels ten times harder than usual. Are they enjoying the show? Do you sound good? Will you mess up? All these thoughts contribute to stage fright, which is common among all performers. It doesn’t matter whether you’re playing for your friends and family or a large group of complete strangers, stage fright can happen at any time and really take [...]

Get On Stage in 2022: 10 Ways to Beat Stage Fright2022-03-18T09:56:04+00:00

5 Singing Tips for Writer’s Block Cure


Every singer and musician from amateur to world-class professional level deals with writer’s block at one point or another. You can’t expect your creativity to be a continuously flowing fountain of inspiration and there will be good and bad days in your creative process. Some sessions you will feel at your most productive, starting and finishing lots of new ideas while others may feel like slow burners. It’s important to keep in mind this is a normal part of the process. However, if you want to experience creative productivity more often than not and find that magic writer’s block cure, these [...]

5 Singing Tips for Writer’s Block Cure2022-04-09T18:58:53+01:00

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


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

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Songs


The most romantic time of the year is just around the corner! This Valentine’s Day, why not surprise that special someone in your life with one of our Top 10 Valentine’s Day songs. We have everything from powerful ballads to gentle and meaningful tunes that will really set the tone for a magical evening. Or you may wish to play these songs live at your next gig, open mic, or record them as covers. Either way, here we have some timeless Valentine’s classics to be inspired by! Bob Dylan – Make You Feel My Love Simple, yet effective! This 90s classic [...]

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Songs2022-02-16T17:25:27+00:00

10 Songwriting Tips for Better Songs


Perhaps you’re new to singing, or maybe you’ve been taking adult singing lessons for a while. Whether you want to learn to sing because you’re already a keen songwriter or you’re a vocalist who wants to branch out and leave their own mark on the music world, improving your songwriting skills will always open new avenues as a musician. It’s a skill that takes constant nurture and improvement, and even the best songwriters out there are still learning! Here are 10 songwriting tips for better songs that will boost your creativity. Melody is Key Melody is the main element of your [...]

10 Songwriting Tips for Better Songs2022-03-18T09:56:47+00:00

10 Music Side Hustles for Singers in 2022


Musicians are often scrutinised for their career choices. Working in the music industry is widely seen as unsustainable and reserved for the lucky few. But that’s not the case! If your New Year’s resolution is to turn your passion into a career, here is our list of 10 music side hustles for singers that will help you create a variety of income sources. Marketplaces There are numerous freelance marketplaces like Fiverr and Upwork where you can easily find clients from around the world! Members are frequently looking for top-line singers and songwriters to contribute to their records. To get started, make [...]

10 Music Side Hustles for Singers in 20222022-02-03T19:58:09+00:00

5 Tips for Singing and Playing Guitar or Piano


Singing is an incredible and impressive skill on its own. But when you can also accompany yourself on guitar or piano, you are a one-person band! Playing and singing at the same time is an incredibly complex skill, as you are, essentially, performing on two instruments simultaneously. But, as with anything else, a bit of practice each day can go a long way in playing and singing even the more complex pieces in no time. So, if you’re looking to master singing and playing guitar or piano, follow these simple tips and incorporate them into your rehearsals! Start with Simple Rhythms [...]

5 Tips for Singing and Playing Guitar or Piano2022-02-21T09:36:12+00:00

How to Set New Year’s Resolution Singing Goals and Stick to Them


It’s that time of the year again…When we look back at the past twelve months, reflecting on everything we have achieved. Some artists may have regrets or may feel like they haven’t reached their goals. Some may be celebrating their wins. No matter how you feel about your singing goals currently, each new year feels like a new opportunity to grow and develop our craft. Take this time to acknowledge every achievement, no matter how small it may seem. Don’t dwell too much on the things you haven’t accomplished and be kind to yourself. And, if you feel ready to take [...]

How to Set New Year’s Resolution Singing Goals and Stick to Them2022-01-19T19:20:20+00:00

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


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