Author Archives: Songwriter Pod

The University of Chichester Songwriting Course

The day that the very forward thinking head of the University of Chichester Music Department said that we could proceed with the brand new Contemporary Songwriting Workshop, was great news! The Songwriting exercises are all written, and as it is the first pilot course, the prices are super reasonable for 4 days of Creative Songwriting. […]

Good Listening Skills from Brighton Singing Lessons and Chris Mountford from the Band Project

You know, this morning I had quite a realisation as I spoke to Chris Mountford, founder of The Band Project. He runs thisĀ , I run this…. Long story short, we were having a brainstorming session about how to develop the vocal side of things at the Band Project to just keep making his vision of […]

Singing by FEEL, not by SOUND – crazy idea, or smart move?

Increased Singing Efficiency

This is a slide that I give away to my singing students. It is such a basic exercise, and also teaches you so much about how to efficiently use your own resonance. If you want to know the secret test, then do come and have a singing lesson with me either on Skype or face […]

How does my voice work?

Fascinating vocal fact

     

Should I use a Nasal sound or an Oral Sound?

Posture & How it relates to your singing voice

There is a lot to teach about posture, however, for the purpose of this blog, I am going to lightly introduce a new concept to some of you. I have made a 4 minute video about this very subject here

I’m giving you 2 tips today about warming up your singing voice

Also, you can have this little free video about using apps to warm up with just in case you do not have any scales to work alongside..

Slightly comical singing exercise for you to try from Brighton Singing Lessons