Singing advice

7 Tips for Singing and Playing at the Same Time

2020-07-24T18:46:01+01:00

Many talented vocalists are also able to play a musical instrument – even Beyonce has recently learned to play piano, following advice from Prince himself! Being able to play music can help you with songwriting, arrangement and provide accompaniment when performing solo, which also makes you more employable. Many musicians look effortless while playing and singing, but it is actually quite a tricky skill, particularly if the melody or rhythm differs between the vocal and accompaniment. It takes a lot of multitasking and practice, but don’t fret – with these simple tips you’ll be able to accompany yourself in no time. [...]

7 Tips for Singing and Playing at the Same Time2020-07-24T18:46:01+01:00

Singing and Speech Development

2020-05-14T10:27:28+01:00

Do we learn to speak before we can sing? Or is singing instrumental in our language development? Several studies have drawn a powerful link between singing and speech development, highlighting the important role singing and music plays in all stages of life. Many people take on singing at school or in their adulthood, however, it’s recommended that we are taught to sing from the very early stages of our life. Learning a foreign language? You wouldn’t believe how much singing can help! In this article, we will explore why our speech and language would not be the same without songs. Singing [...]

Singing and Speech Development2020-05-14T10:27:28+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

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