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Adult singing lessons and mental health

2021-09-20T16:10:20+01:00

Not everyone is a confident vocalist, yet so much of our lives and social events revolve around music and singing. Going to gigs, festivals and joining in with your favourite artists, singing in the car, in the shower or during holidays has always had an exhilarating effect on us. But is there more to adult singing lessons and mental health? Can singing actually benefit our quality of life? Here are just some of the surprising benefits of belting out a tune. Adult Singing Lessons Help to Lift Your Mood There are many reasons why adults come to us for singing lessons. [...]

Adult singing lessons and mental health2021-09-20T16:10:20+01:00

How to have a better singing voice

2021-07-05T20:44:44+01:00

As musicians, we are constantly looking for new ways to grow and improve. But did you know that your everyday activities have a huge impact on the voice you currently have? We often talk about improving your voice when you begin your singing lessons for adults, however, there are steps you can take to make the most out of your voice, no matter where you are on your journey. Keep on reading for our expert tips on how to have a better singing voice. Practice Regularly Do you ever feel like you have plateaued, and your voice just doesn’t seem to [...]

How to have a better singing voice2021-07-05T20:44:44+01:00

Singing confidence tips for adult beginners

2021-06-07T07:35:11+01:00

Confidence is the foundation of our success. It’s the state of mind that lets us persevere in spite of fear of failure and helps us keep going towards our goals. As you embark on your singing lessons for adults, you may feel insecure about your voice, struggling to sing in front of others or record yourself. Many musicians go through this but, because our voice is also a part of us, vocalists often feel much more vulnerable to criticism and fear of failure. If this is you, do not fret – follow these singing confidence tips to unleash the self-assured performer [...]

Singing confidence tips for adult beginners2021-06-07T07:35:11+01:00

Exercises to Improve Your Vocal Pitch

2021-06-07T07:34:42+01:00

Unless you want to join one of the ‘worst contestants’ compilations of popular singing competitions, training your vocal pitch is important! Unlike piano, guitar or any other instrument that may physically need tuning, you control your pitch through your body. Many students who embark on singing lessons for adults don’t necessarily have a bad pitch, but rather are not used to using the muscles and mechanisms they need to control it. So, let’s talk about this all-important aspect of music that is so crucial for a truly great performance. Keep on reading, as we also discuss useful exercises to improve your [...]

Exercises to Improve Your Vocal Pitch2021-06-07T07:34:42+01:00

10 Recording studio tips for singers

2021-05-25T07:55:30+01:00

Many musicians dread recording sessions because it quite literally feels like putting your voice under a microscope. There’s no audience interaction, you may often record without your band in the room, and it can be a nerve-racking experience, especially, if you’re a beginner. Fear not – with a bit of help and practice, you will come to enjoy studio recordings and look forward to them! After all, this is your chance to finally show off all your hard work and make a record that you are proud of. So, let’s dive into our 10 recording studio tips for singers! 1. Practice [...]

10 Recording studio tips for singers2021-05-25T07:55:30+01:00

10 Tips on taking singing lessons as an adult

2021-04-26T20:09:10+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 adult2021-04-26T20:09:10+01:00

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

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

You do not need any prior experience to develop your voice!

2020-05-14T10:38:27+01:00

A lot of adult beginner vocal students are initially very concerned about not having prior vocal experience. The truth is that we all start at the beginning. It is simply the best place to start. (Especially if you start with top-notch vocal education!) A great singing teacher will know how to make you feel comfortable regardless of your experience. It is often extremely nerve-wracking to sing in front of a teacher for the first time and a lot of beginner adult students simply lack the confidence to sing a song at the first lesson. That is EXACTLY we at The London [...]

You do not need any prior experience to develop your voice!2020-05-14T10:38:27+01:00
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