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Down Syndrome And The Voice

IN THIS VIDEO What does it mean to have Down Syndrome (DS)? How does having DS affect the ability to use the voice? This webinar will describe how DS affects development and learning, and will explain how their unique profile of strengths and difficulties can help us support people with……

Graded singing exams with MTB

IN THIS VIDEO With MTB (Music Teachers’ Board), voice students can sit their grade exams any day of the year from a location of their choice. In this video you will learn directly from the Chief Examiner, Mark Kesel, exactly how the system works and how it can benefit singers……

Male CCM Singers: Facilitating the Full Voice

IN THIS VIDEO How you can help male CCM singers access and train upper register. Successful male CCM singers use upper register (or ‘head voice’ etc) a lot more often that you might think. In today’s hyper-competitive climate, guys know that they need to use as much of their range……

Your Business Of Being A Singing Teacher

IN THIS VIDEO So you’ve managed to get some students in through the front door. Hoorah! They’re paying you. Hoorah! again, and now it’s dawning on you you are running a business. Mark, Bookkeeper extraordinaire (we should know he is BAST’s bookkeeper) will take you through the different stages and……

Beginning Ear Training

IN THIS VIDEO A new student has just walked through your studio door, yay. You’ve taken some history, talked about their goals and now it’s time to do a vocal assessment. Within the first couple of scales it’s very evident that this new student has issues pitching off a piano……

Working With Exceptional Kids Jono McNeil

Working with exceptional kids

IN THIS VIDEO Artist, Music Educator and Vocal Coach, Jono McNeil, delves into his experience as a coach on the TV programme “The Voice Kids”. He explains the process of the show and how he works to help the competitors to prepare to perform mentally, emotionally, vocally and stylistically. For……

Teaching Online

Teaching Singing Online

IN THIS VIDEO With the sudden and rapidly spreading Covid-19 virus most singing teachers are finding that their one2one in person studio teaching has dropped down significantly. With the government advising people to work from home and online where possible it totally makes sense that singing teachers do the same.……

Acting Through Song For Children & Young Voices In Musical Theatre

IN THIS VIDEO MT specialist, Amelia Carr delves into the challenges a singing teacher faces when trying to get the younger student sing with more emotional connection, in particular for musical theatre. She breaks down the preparation a teacher should do and offers a wide variety of strategies that will……

Vocal Qualities and Registers in Contemporary Singing

IN THIS VIDEO Line discusses, defines and describes registers and vocal qualities and how they are used in contemporary singing genres, with examples. ABOUT BAST Training founder and creator, Line Hilton, is passionate about facilitating the singer in fulfilling their potential, both technically and creatively. She draws on a diverse……

Improve Your Student’s Relationship To Their Voice

IN THIS VIDEO How many times have you heard a singer say, “I hate my voice!”, or listened to them speak negatively about how they sound? Maybe you have this attitude to your voice too. Hannah Smikle is on a mission to help singers love their voice. She has combined……

How to use EFT for singers with performance anxiety

IN THIS VIDEO A counsellor, psychotherapist and EFT practitioner Lorraine explains how Emotional Freedom Technique can help a singer. She explains the history of EFT, the EFT protocol and how singing teachers might be able to help a student experiencing performance anxiety by using a few EFT strategies. ABOUT  Following……

Big Twang Theory: How It Relates To Ring

Big Twang Theory: How It Relates To Ring

IN THE VIDEO There is a lot of new information emerging about how twang and ringing voice qualities are produced.  Join Kerrie Obert as she shares her research on the topic and provides practical tips for use in all styles of singing. ABOUT  Kerrie Obert, MA., CCC/SLP is a speech……