7 Ways To Deal With Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome is real. The fundamental issue with Impostor Syndrome is not being able to internalize your own success. If you have it, you might believe that where you are/what you are doing is all down to luck and nothing to do with you and your abilities. It was first identified by Pauline Rose Clance and [...]

If only

If only... We all have if onlys. If only my career had taken this turn? If only I’d had a relationship with that person? If only I hadn’t had this accident? If only I’d made a different decision? I have a very strong if only. When I was 9 I won a choral scholarship to Kings [...]

By |2021-05-07T16:52:17+01:00May 10th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

This Is A Voice podcast reviews

Just been reading some lovely reviews for our This Is A Voice podcast on Apple Podcasts - all 5-star ratings. Tanya33 says Really worth making time for "For anybody who works with the voice. These podcasts are educational, entertaining and thought provoking. As a singer and singing teacher myself, I’d feel I’d missed out if I [...]

10 steps to finding authenticity in singing

This article gives 10 steps to finding your own authenticity in singing songs, arias and roles. While this was written with classical singers in mind, the steps can be used by musical theatre singers too. Tl;Dr? How to be you, singing any piece. What is Authenticity? "Authenticity" is drummed into singers. But whose authenticity are we [...]

By |2020-06-21T16:20:28+01:00June 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Theories, beliefs and your reality

EVERYONE carries theories and beliefs. Theories and beliefs are what help us stay sane in this world, to navigate the extraordinary flow of information and experiences in which we are currently living. As singers, we carry beliefs and theories about techniques for singing - they help us step out into the scary world for performers and [...]

Let’s talk about Core Competencies in singing teaching

Core competencies in Singing Teaching At the beginning of this year I was invited by London College of Music UWL to take up a Visiting Professorship. As you might expect I’m on a pedagogical path and hoping to make more of a contribution to our profession. It seems there is a real zeitgeist Europe-wide to put [...]

By |2019-05-27T23:22:48+01:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments