Singing advice

How to Sing When You Have a Cold

2024-01-30T09:55:52+00:00

When you find yourself facing an important performance with a cold, don't let a phlegmy throat and runny nose deter you. Learn how to sing when you have a cold and make the most of your situation, even when rescheduling isn't an option. Here are some top tips to help you sing your best even if you’re not feeling it. Don’t Try and Sing if Your Cold is Chesty If you feel your cold moving to your chest, you won’t be able to get enough power from your lungs to sing your very best. In this case, you’ll need to cancel [...]

How to Sing When You Have a Cold2024-01-30T09:55:52+00:00

Are Adult Singing Lessons Worth It?

2023-10-27T19:23:37+01:00

Music has a universal language that transcends age, and singing is a powerful way for adults to connect with their inner artist. While many adults contemplate whether investing in singing lessons is worthwhile, the answer is a resounding yes. In this article, we'll explore the numerous advantages that adult singing lessons offer and why they are unquestionably worth the investment. Unlocking hidden potential Every individual possesses a unique voice, and adult singing lessons are the key to unlocking its full potential. Whether you're a complete novice or have some singing experience, a skilled vocal coach can help you discover, nurture, and [...]

Are Adult Singing Lessons Worth It?2023-10-27T19:23:37+01:00

The Importance of Mindset in Adult Singing Lessons

2022-06-28T09:20:00+01:00

The way we approach everything we do plays a huge role in our success or failure. Having a resilient, positive mindset when learning anything new, be it singing, dancing, music production or any other skill is crucial. No, having a positive mindset alone won’t prevent you from experiencing difficulties and challenges along the way. But it will make a huge difference in how you deal with failure, uncertainty, and difficulty, which are all important for your learning journey. So, without further ado, here are a few mindset tips and tricks for those who are starting their adult singing lessons. Comparison Is [...]

The Importance of Mindset in Adult Singing Lessons2022-06-28T09:20:00+01:00

10 Tips for Maintaining Your Vocal Health

2022-06-29T18:19:54+01:00

For singers, our voice is our instrument, and we must take proper care of it! You wouldn’t go canoeing on your double bass or use a piano as a planter – your vocal health needs to be suitably looked after too, so you can always sing at your best. Here are 10 simple tips for maintaining your vocal health. Warm Up! Professional athletes always warm up their bodies to prevent injury or strain. Your warmup, as a vocalist, is an important part of your singing routine and must be included whether you are practicing or performing. This is a great way [...]

10 Tips for Maintaining Your Vocal Health2022-06-29T18:19:54+01:00

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

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

2022-03-18T09:56:04+00:00

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

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

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Songs

2022-02-16T17:25:27+00:00

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

2022-03-18T09:56:47+00:00

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

2022-02-03T19:58:09+00:00

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

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