Dancers – Five Advantages That You Have When Working On Your Singing

If you are a dancer who is looking at developing your singing voice I’m talking to you here.   I work with lots of wonderful, professional dancers.  I also work with lots of dancers who are auditioning for performing arts college.  Some of these dancers are experienced and some have never sang before, especially not in front of other people.  In my experience you are really nervous about continuing, (or…

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Singing Opportunities

How are you finding this Summer?  I hope you’re getting to enjoy the lifting of the lockdown rules.  I don’t know about you but I’ve learnt a lot of things during lock down.  I’ve  learned that there are some things that online lessons are  really good for, at least as good as in person lessons.   They are great for people who live far away, There’s an intimacy and degree of focus that…

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Choir Practices in Masks – Observations of an Animateur is times of Covid-19.

Choir Practices in Masks – Observations of an Animateur is times of Covid-19. Practice 1  There were about 15 of us, a few of us wore masks and I sporadically wore a strange, pointy mask.  Apart from it feeling strange it was fine.  We stood more than 3m apart in a massive circle.  We couldn’t hear each other much.   I noticed a desire to push because we were outside…

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The Bigger Jigsaw

I don’t believe in gurus and disciples.  I believe that we are all teachers and we are all students and life is a two way street, between being the teacher and being the student.   I also don’t believe that children know less than kids.  Some of them do but I’ve met some very wise teenagers and children.  I have been working with a really interesting singer and I love…

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