vocal coaching

Coaching singing in French

Well, that was an interesting day. Today I found myself unexpectedly coaching in French with an emergency singer. Sorry, that came out wrong - he is a singer wanting a coaching session immediately, not a singer who only bursts into song during crises... Standard problems singing in French (or German) He was singing a contemporary rock [...]

By |2019-08-29T16:05:14+01:00August 31st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Imagery in aria coaching – bicycle wheel & escalator

Following on from my previous article on using the Slide, the Swing and the Hiccups in opera aria coaching, my client has brought Porgi Amor, from Mozart's Marriage of Figaro. It’s a tricky aria at the best of times – it's the first thing the Countess sings and it’s very slow and sustained. Add to that [...]

By |2019-08-15T15:49:17+01:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What happens in Jeremy’s coaching session?

Hello, Jeremy here. I wish I could answer the title question with a simple sentence. But since a coaching session includes vocal technique, performance coaching, intuition and diagnosis geared towards each individual person, that's a little tricky! And if it's not possible for me to describe a coaching session, what would possess anyone to book one for [...]

Singing coaching – 5 teacher types to avoid

I'm surprised how many vocal coaching experts and singing teachers talk so much in lessons. Usually that makes me think the coach is waiting to hear themselves say something important or useful. Or as I call it, blaguing. There are some really gifted blaguers out there, but they're gifted in blaguing rather than in coaching. Good [...]

By |2019-05-27T22:54:12+01:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |12 Comments