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The writings and ramblings of a voice geek

3 Reasons Singing Is Good For Business

You’re in business. Perhaps you’re a small business owner. Maybe you’re a contractor. Or you might even be the CEO of a thriving new company.  You’re hustling hard to build your dream and working all the hours under the sun to pull it together. So why would you take...

What Happens When We Sing? The Science Stuff

Science? Yuk. I’m a singer! I don’t need to know about the science bit, I just want to sing. Yep. That’s how I felt too! I’ve been singing all my life and it’s always been a huge passion of mine; a therapy; a friend. I know where you’re at right now. You want to...

Getting Rid of Stage Fright

Do you find that in the shower or with the hairdryer you’re rocking it like Beyonce, but get up in front of an audience and your knees buckle, your palms sweat and your voice shakes and cracks? You’ve got stage fright my friend. Firstly, you’re not alone. There are...

Can Anyone Sing?

CAN ANYONE SING? This is the most common question I hear. It comes in other forms too - people saying “You won’t be able to help me”, “I’m tone deaf” and “I’ve got no hope”. So let me just tell you…… YOU’RE WRONG. Here's why: Most people believe singing to be some...

Taking Care of Your Voice – 8 Steps to Vocal Health

When we play an instrument, we take care of it. We take it out it’s case and wipe it or shine it, make sure it’s in tune, tune strings, change bows, and treat it with care. As singers, our instrument is our voice. We can’t see it in the same way as a guitar, but it’s...