If you have a vocal problem, the Voice Care Centre will be able to look after you holistically. We have a team of specialists, all working together to get you and your voice back on the road again. Take a look at their website.
BAST (Be A Singing Teacher) is a great organisation, providing ongoing training for teachers, delivered all over the UK and Ireland. Line Hilton interviewed me about my research, we had a lovely chat. Here’s the link After we had finished recording, we discovered that her father and my father were both studying at Clare College, […]
Looking after the health of our voices is of paramount importance. It’s also essential for everyone to acknowledge that injuries and voice problems will inevitably be a part of a singer’s career. We don’t expect athletes to pretend there’s nothing wrong if they injure themselves – musicians should be no different. And yet, there’s still […]
British Association of Performing Arts Medicine Full day of meetings on Friday 15th for The Healthy Conservatoire; discussing variety of topics from Body Image awareness in costume fittings to hearing protection for musicians. All really important topics. Saturday 16th was a training day for clinicians and educators. I was on a panel discussing the interface […]
Why does being happy and positive help us to learn better? The second short film from Jenevora will tell you how to stay positive with your students and enjoys the happy hormone bath in the brain. Watch it here
The first in a series of films about singing and teaching singing. This one is all about economy and efficiency – do less and wiggle it! Click here to see the short film.
A few weeks ago in Philadelphia, I was lucky enough to be interviewed by Nicholas Perna alongside Sarah Welch Pigott and Leah Oswalt. We had a really lovely chat about all things to do with teaching, voice research, children and chickens. You can catch the podcast here:
Five days of voice science, health and pedagogy. I’m absolutely buzzing and my head is crammed with new information; the Voice Foundation Symposium in Philadelphia has been an amazing experience. My paper presentation was great fun, it’s now on my youtube channel I met so many old friends and made many more new ones. I’m […]
I’ve just been given a full award by VASTA to enable me to travel to Philadelphia and present a paper at this amazing international conference. I’m speaking about my research with adolescent boys singers: “Which Sung Pitch Range is Best for Boys during Voice Change?” The symposium will be full of the world’s leading voice scientists […]
Having just gained a distinction in my Level 7 Coaching and Mentoring course, I’m now a full member of the Association for Coaching. Any teacher can benefit from the bespoke guidance that mentoring offers, whether you are new to teaching or just looking to update and refresh your ideas. Not every teacher is able to […]