Category Rottingdean Singing Lessons

Why are R’n’B Vocals so challenging?

To fully explore the commonly used vocal techniques in R’n’B, we first need to understand how the larynx works. The licks of R’N’B use the pentatonic scale. The agility required for this scale is already less familiar than the major scale. On top of that the singer needs to nimbly stretch the vocal folds to […]

Singing for the sake of the song

A producer I have worked with said that a good singer needs to have the ability to tune in to what is needed for the song style, and be able to provide the right sound, whatever it may be. So what does that mean? Well, I have had the occasional session where I have had […]

Brighton Singing Lessons – tips on Mic use

Microphone Technique Tips I have been teaching singers for quite a while and it is a common occurrence that singers can be almost intimidated by the sound of their own voices being amplified. Stemming from this perhaps, there can also be quite a bit of confusion about how to use a microphone to get the […]

Learn how to Sing in Brighton!

Hi my name is Chip Jenkins… 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. I set up Brighton Singing Lessons as I  teach singers and voice users in both private & group vocal lessons.

Chip Jenkins – Business Networking on Ecademy

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Motivation in your Singing Career

As being a compelling performer & vocalist is not all just about doing singing exercises all the time, you sometimes need to take stock of where you are heading in your career. So, I am giving away a free weekend personal development course so you can actually make your dreams happen. It is run by Christopher Howard, […]

Getting the song in the the right key for your voice

Advice for singers on transposition of a song.

Christmas Present – Recording of your loved one’s Singing!

Christmas Present of Singing Lessons & how Recording during Singing Lessons has helped Vocal Technique.

Microphone Technique Tips from Brighton Singing Lessons

Are you bewildered by the concept of how to use a microphone to its best advantage? Read on. Being a great singer requires vocal training to get the necessary vocal projection, placement and control. To be heard by the listening public, good microphone use is essential. Here are a few straightforward tips: • Avoid putting […]

Building a compelling performance

Just a few ideas to help you develop your vocal and onstage performance!