Recently, having a chat to fellow music educator Chris Mountford, founder of The Band Project. He runs this , I run this…. Basically, we began our chat about how to develop the vocal side of things at the Band Project to just keep making his vision of his amazing project just be
As a vocal coach based in Brighton, I love hearing from singers out there in the real world & many thanks to one brave singer who wrote to me following a video about vocal nodule information that I made recently. Hello Bob! Yes, vocal polyps can go away – about 6 years ago I
The News section of our website is becoming an ever-more important part of the website.. For example many Brighton singers will be making it down to the Open Mic Night on Friday 29th October at Hurtwood Park If you still want to take part contact – Rachael Hunter Dunn (Hurtwood
In order to let people know about your singing you need the next level of marketing to ensure that you publicise your voice and musicianship. You Tube is an incredible method of publicising what you do. Goodness, since January alone, my “how to use the diaphragm” video has had a stagg
Brighton Singing Lessons Well, it depends on the severity of your vocal fatigue. Certainly all speech therapists comment on the need to stay hydrated at all times and I have to say that ice cold water is a big no-no in terms of your voice. So, if all the advice about vocal health is:
Brighton Singing Lessons Synchronise beginnings and endings of words with the lead vocalist. Pick out your note from a chord either from the guitar or keyboard, it will be true to pitch. Observe pronunciation habits of the other singers to create a smoother blend Use good postu
An extraordinarily talented producer I have worked with said “a good session singer must have the ability to tune in to what is needed for the song style, and to be able to provide the right sound”. This got me thinking…. I may put my own personal taste aside whilst
As a Vocalist, there are so many things to think about to develop your career. In the meantime, here are some thought-provoking questions to get you thinking about how to improve your career: 1. Assess how you can make an impact on the live circuit. 2.What is your unique selling point
Have you ever used a mirror as an observation tool whilst singing to check that your posture is relaxed? I know many singers already use mirrors to check that their performance is interesting to watch. It is worth putting in the work to obtain an easy and unobstructed sound, whilst co
I am a producer & vocal coach. I set up Brighton Singing Lessons, teaching singers and voice users in both private & group vocal lessons.
I am a singing teacher at Chichester University in the UK, and the Brighton Institute of Modern Music, Sussex Vocal Academy and previously the Academy of Contemporary Music.