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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What is Technique?

I was chatting with a colleague/friend about what I call technique.  She really knows her anatomy and that shizz.   I said that a new singer asked to “learn technique” and how to control her voice”.   I explained to my friend that, whilst I didn’t say so in the lesson, I am resistant to the concept of “technique” because I don’t have a prescribed approach.  I genuinely respond to…

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Online Singing Opportunies

I decided early on in the lock down to learn a new skill so I am midway through a counselling course and I’m, (very slowly but surely), improving my running.  I needed to feel I was moving forwards with something.   If you’re like me and want to grow a new skill why not use this time to work on your singing?  I’m offering a few opportunities for singers in…

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Response to Covid-19

I know that I’m not the only person who is working out how to continue with business as much possible. I am still very much offering singing lessons, they are online now, on Zoom. I have extensive instructions that I share. I’m now a full time home school teacher so I am offering a lot less singing teaching hours, mostly Saturdays and a few hours in the week.  They are…

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How is it February 2020 already?

We are nearly at half term in the “Spring” 2020 term and I still can’t believe it’s 2020!  Am I the only one who finds that time just flies?  I have so many ideas but they have been on hold as I had to set everything up for my one woman show.   I wish I had more to report about my teaching work developments but I will soon.  Not…

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