The Kaleidoscope Voice

The Listening Singer – Part 1

Laaaaadies and GentleMen….drumroll puh-lease….I present for your wonder and amazement…the most magnificent listening device ever invented.  It weighs around 1300-1400 grams and is about 15cm long.  With state-of-the-art networking functionality, memory back-up systems and a…

October 22, 2021

Reset (Part 2)

Two and a half years after writing my first (ever) blog on Reset, with the world in the grip of the Coronavirus pandemic, my mind has turned to another type of reset.  I find myself…

August 31, 2021

Mindful Singing Practice

This blog is the third in a 4-part series which aims to explore the way your voice is the interface between mind, heart, body and soul.  We will explore how this interface can give your singing…

July 22, 2021

Mindful Vs. Mindless Singing

“We all have issues with our own voices, whether we are listening to our speaking voices on a recording or judging our singing voices.  Singing makes us feel especially vulnerable, and being vulnerable takes courage.  So as…

June 3, 2021

3 Keys To Being Audition-Fit

Why write another blog on auditioning?  It’s certainly a much-covered topic already!  And yet…it is a type of performance that strikes equal parts of exhilaration and trepidation in us.  So, it is worth considering what we do that…

April 24, 2021

How to Train Your Voice

One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself as a singer is self-awareness about your vocal instrument. This tipsheet will introduce you to the understanding that exists around how muscles work and help you plan your vocal training so you will move towards development and away from fatigue and injury.

August 7, 2020

Preparing Your Gig Bag

This amazing image makes me think about preparing for a sporting adventure – one that is extreme and physical.  A lot of people might not think of singing in public as an extreme sport or adventure,…

October 15, 2019

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