Monday, August 13, 2018

How to cope with singing in the heat

There’s been a real heatwave across Europe this summer. Which is great for those on holiday, but can be a bit much when we have to sing in such heat.

cooling_off

Here are a few things that might help you cope with the heat whilst singing.

Monday, August 06, 2018

How to find the right choir to join 2: is this the perfect choir for me?

Last week I looked at how to find choirs in your local area.

community choir
photo by Tom Brogan

Having found a potential choir to join, how do you know if it’s right for you? In this post I’ll help you find out.

Monday, July 30, 2018

How to find the right choir to join 1: finding choirs in your area

It’s summer break in the northern hemisphere and many singers are missing regular singing opportunities. They might be considering joining a new choir after the break.

binoculars

September is also a time when adult education classes start up and people’s thoughts turn to trying new hobbies. If singing is your thing, how do you go about finding a suitable choir?

Monday, July 23, 2018

How to sing better 4: getting down to it, putting the hours in and professional help

I get asked questions like these a lot: “How can I be a good singer?” or “How can I sing better?”

Music_Lessons_Tulane

Of course, it depends on what you mean by ‘good’ and ‘better’. In this series of four posts I’ll outline a few things that might help.

Monday, July 16, 2018

How to sing better 3: breath control, vocal range and singing in tune

I get asked questions like these a lot: “How can I be a good singer?” or “How can I sing better?”

Monsieur_Has_Been_Singing_Out_of_Tune

Of course, it depends on what you mean by ‘good’ and ‘better’. In this series of four posts I’ll outline a few things that might help.

Monday, July 09, 2018

How to sing better 2: discovering your own voice and learning to love it

I get asked questions like these a lot: “How can I be a good singer?” or “How can I sing better?”

wing-people

Of course, it depends on what you mean by ‘good’ and ‘better’. In this series of four posts I’ll outline a few things that might help.

Monday, July 02, 2018

How to sing better 1: getting started and not making excuses

I get asked questions like these a lot: “How can I be a good singer?” or “How can I sing better?”

monkeys singing

Of course, it depends on what you mean by ‘good’ and ‘better’. In this series of four posts I’ll outline a few things that might help.