Vocal Practice for Female Range

May 10, 2020

This week is the first video in my “practice with me” series. Playlist this one and use it as your next warm-up! I defy any singer to not feel warmed up after this one!  

How to Improve Tone in the Lower Range

May 3, 2020

Have you ever found that you lose your tone quality and control at the very bottom of your range? Instead of depth and clarity, you’re left with a woofy maybe swallowed sounding voice? If that sounds like you then I’ve got a 3 pronged approach to tackle maintaining your vocal tone in your lower range […]

How To Sing Like Yebba

April 26, 2020

Hey guys!   Here are some of my suggestions on why I think Yebba’s vocals are so good! I think modelling on a great voice like Yebba’s is fun, interesting and is a nice break from just running scales and tuning vowels. The purpose of modelling on a great voice is NOT to sound like […]

Vocal Defaults: What Makes You Sound Like You?

April 19, 2020

The Singers You Listen To Whether you’re aware of it or not, the singers you aspire to and have listened to a lot in the past or currently become part of how you sound. In the same way that we develop a local accent, you also mirror the signature attributes of your vocal idols, for […]

How to Prepare for Your Singing Lesson

April 10, 2020

So it’s that time of the week again for your singing lesson, or maybe it’s your first lesson? Time spent in your singing lesson can fly by or maybe it drags on? This could be because you haven’t found the right teacher for you or else maybe there’s a way you can prepare to ensure […]

Vocal Coaching – Talking ‘Bout an Evolution

April 5, 2020

At a certain point in my vocal coaching career I started getting some answers. I wasn’t shooting in the dark anymore with analogies, metaphors and demos “sing like this please..”. These seemed to get results but the problem was I wasn’t quite sure why. I knew I had a good ear and I could spot […]

Why You Should Work on Your Head Voice

April 4, 2020

Are you someone who has decided that their head voice doesn’t exist and because of this you’re going to stick to singing songs that keep you in chest voice only and if you HAVE to sing something that does require of you to use your head voice well you’re just going to move the key […]

Phrasing for Pop Singers

April 3, 2020

I think besides having a great song and being able to deliver emotionally in performance it’s actually phrasing that distinguishes a great from a good singer. No not high notes or fast riffs, save them for your favourite T.V singing competitions. A singer’s choices when phrasing, whether conscious or unconscious are what keep us listening. […]

The Stage is a Great Teacher

January 14, 2017

Have you ever played a gig to an audience who don’t seem to be listening? The on stage sound isn’t great? You suspect that your accompanist didn’t read your email properly with the set list and they are busking beside you? Or, the set you picked doesn’t suit the occasion? Firstly, it’s rare to get […]