Health benefits of singing

So what health benefits are associated with Singing? Singing is an exhilarating activity; a creative experience which improves mood by producing a hormonal high in the majority of participants. It encourages wellbeing by providing opportunity for self-expression, a great way to release emotional and physical tensions. Concentrations of Oxytocin (the ‘love hormone’, known for its … More Health benefits of singing

Record companies just don’t care about you! #midem #womeninmusic

The fact that record company execs look at you and either see dollar signs or don’t is not news. What I’m talking about is how much they genuinely look after their investment – you! It’s not the sexiest angle to producing and selling music, but vocal health of our artists should be an important point … More Record companies just don’t care about you! #midem #womeninmusic

Vocal Strain

Everybody has a different description for what they experience when they overdo it with their voice. Everybody reacts to vocal strain in a different way, depending on their level of knowledge (about how the voice works) and their life experiences (advice they have accumulated along the way).   This blog aims to clarify: 1) what … More Vocal Strain

How to Sing – inspiration for teachers and students

Singing tuition in the UK today There is no official regulation or standardisation to singing tuition in the UK. When you choose a singing teacher or vocal coach you are taking your voice to an individual who has only their own experiences of singing to share with you. So choose wisely! I have written today’s … More How to Sing – inspiration for teachers and students

Rock Out ALL Summer – Advice for Touring Singers (Bands)

We all need a little help with looking after our voices. Particularly those of you with a heavy vocal load coming up this Summer! If you have lots of gigs coming up, then grab a tipple of choice and read on… Summer is nearly here! That means festivals, open air gigs, people generally heading outside … More Rock Out ALL Summer – Advice for Touring Singers (Bands)