Teaching strategies

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……

Teaching Online

Teaching Singing Online

IN THIS WEBINAR 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……

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……

Asthma and the singer

Asthma & The Singer

IN THIS VIDEO Line and Kaya (who suffers from asthma) discuss the impact of asthma on singers and how the singing teacher can best help singers with asthma including some practical exercises. – what is asthma? – how does it impact the singer – Kaya’s experience as an asthma sufferer (in……

Singing In Tune

Helping Your Students To Sing In Tune

IN THIS VIDEO – is your student likely to be “tone deaf”? – a better way to explain this issue – the reasons people can’t pitch in the first place – why singers may go flat or sharp – practical exercises to improve the ear – practical exercises to improve……

Some alternative, sometimes slightly weird but useful teaching tools

IN THIS VIDEO BAST Trainer, Line, delves into some alternative tools she uses for teaching singing and performance​. This includes the trusty straw, tongue twisters and the metronome, as well as some more unexpected​ tools such as a vibrator, the Bone Prop, a nebuliser, an​ exercise band and more. Line……

Vocal distortion

Vocal Distortion, Extreme Vocal Effects

IN THIS VIDEO On occasions, a singer will come into your studio wanting to know how to sing using extreme vocal qualities such as growl, scream and rattle. For certain genres, in particular, metal, these vocal qualities are stylistic requirements. These sounds may also appear in other genres such as……

Helping your student with stage fright

How to help your student with performance anxiety aka stage fright

IN THIS VIDEO You probably spend as much time helping students experiencing Performance Anxiety (PA) aka stage fright, as you do working on their voice. Singing or speaking in public can be terrifying not only for the beginner but even the most experienced of singers. Topics covered: – What is……

Introducing Vibrant Voice Technique Webinar with David Ley

Introducing The Vibrant Voice Technique

IN THIS VIDEO Creator of The Vibrant Voice Technique, a series of exercises that uses external vibration (aka a vibrator) to help quickly and effectively enhance vocal resonance and reduce the muscle tension that can lead to vocal fatigue. David takes us through a few of these tension release exercises,……