It’s been a long time since my last post – life gets busy that way! But something has started recurring in my current teaching/coaching which is my cue to add a new tip! The subject of Brain Before Voice has
Is this music difficult or easy?
In previous posts I have listed some things to look out for when choosing music…. it seems a little more explanation is required to help people with this! Always take the abilities of your group into consideration in deciding if
Personal Improvement – Commit To Change
If you’re doing a vocalise for a single reason, you’re wasting your time. Find 3. Here’s a cheat’s list: posture, breathing, phonation, resonance, articulation, intonation/tuning, vowel shapes, chord synchronisation… you get the idea! To practice at home and get results:
Learning Songs – Mark Your Target Vowels
Want to get a step ahead and learn your songs at the level you’d like to sing them? There are a couple of easy things you can do to improve your chances of success, and all they require is preparation
New Music, New Level?
Have you ever noticed that skills you’ve spent the last 6 months drumming into your contest songs appear by themselves (at least to some degree) in the new song you started last week? It’s true, learning new songs is an
New Quartet? Learning Songs
After the initial fun of finding a name and a couple of songs to sing, many inexperienced and some semi-experienced quartets have difficulty translating that enthusiasm into a fantastic educational momentum that can mean the difference between a long-term success