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How to use Theory for your Singing & Songwriting

Quick tips on how to get theory working for you in your songwriting…

Questionnaire about singing teaching

1. How long have you been teaching for? I have been teaching for 12 years now, starting with the Academy of Contemporary Music In Guildford, then Chichester Uni & BIMM. Also Private Students. 2. What were the main skills you needed in order to become a singing teacher? Music Skills such as Aural Perception, Basic […]

Coming up with youtube video topics

At the moment, I have been writing 12 episodes of lessons to be put out via youtube about singing technique. It is only now that I realise just how big this topic is! So I thought I would ask – what would be most useful to you personally in terms of an informative useful video […]

Audition Opportunity – Brighton Singers

Born to Shine is a prime-time ITV 1 series this summer, which has a unique mix of showcasing young talent, expert performers and UK & International guest stars as well as a celebrity challenge – – where each of our young stars teaches a celebrity to learn their skill to performance level. We are working […]

Chip Jenkins Songs

Well, I have been going on a bit of a frenzy recently making videos for my Brighton Singing Lessons students & now have made one for myself! It is an ond song from an album called Cosmogenic which I co wrote in France with the very amazingly talented Dave Kilminster. At the time it was […]

Singing Review from Brighton Singing Lessons

Have you ever stood & watched a singer onstage breathing correctly? If you haven’t, get googling! I have done a free video on diaphragm use with a free singing exercise incorporated into the video if you would like somewhere to start… If you can get yourself down to Brighton in the UK for some vocal […]

The Importance of Warming up – Brighton Singing Lessons

When you are on tour, you will have days when your voice is more or less flexible. Just like any person who uses their muscles for their working life, singing is also a profession where in order to maintain being top of your game, you must warm up. Drummers warm up their wrists, sax players […]

The Anatomy of the voice – Brighton Singing Lessons

When you are learning to sing, I would always advise that beginner vocalists need to get to grips with how the voice works. In my private vocal coaching sessions, I take my singers through a thorough exploration of the anatomy of the voice. We cover topics such as what the vocal folds are, where they […]

My role as a producer…

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Your voice expresses who you are!

How we sound represents who we are! Our voices can sound Confident, Assertive, Friendly, Trustworthy, Attractive, Sincere or even Humorous.┬áIt is time we realised the effect our voice has on our life. Vocal training is not just about scales or breathing exercises. Successful voice use magnetizes opportunity and creates a new world of day to […]