Covid 19, singing & lung health with Phoene Cave

In one of our most downloaded #ThisIsAVoice podcast episodes ever, we're talking about Covid and voice, breathing and singing. Our special guest is Phoene Cave, music therapist, singer, trainer and developer of the Singing For Lung Health sequences chats to us about her life, singing for people who have chronic lung conditions, and what she thinks [...]

Podcast Series 2 Episode 2 Voice, Voiceovers & VoiceoverSocial

In this #ThisIsAVoice podcast episode we're talking to Nic Redman and Leah Marks from the excellent podcast TheVOSocial. We find out how Leah and Nic got into voiceovers and we discuss why portfolio careers are now a thing for actors, voiceover genres and finding your niche, and dream jobs. We discover why Gillyanne and Nic are [...]

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 [...]

Podcast ep 8 – Turning Points

In the eighth episode of our This Is A Voice podcast we're talking Turning Points and sharing some of the most dramatic and important turning points in our lives before and after our marriage. What drove us to make some of our biggest life-changing decisions? What crisis led to our meeting? What Gillyanne said after leaving [...]

Podcast ep 2 – Singing Teacher versus Vocal Coach

The second episode of our new This Is A Voice Podcast arrived on 8th July. Gillyanne and I slug it out on the difference between the singing teacher and the vocal coach. Why our focus is different, what the differences and similarities are in the way we deal with lessons and students, and what happens when [...]

What is music anyway?

I've been thinking about music and what it is, how it's written and how we perform it. I first showed the following sequence in a workshop at Chichester University in 2018. Let me know what you think! What do you see? The image above contains a number of white dots. There is very little meaning in [...]

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