Help! I’ve Got an Audition

I quite often get enquiries from people who need help preparing for an audition; indeed, several of my own singing pupils have needed help along the way too. For some…

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Getting the Most Out of Exams

At some time or another, most of the pupils I teach (including adults) want to get an independent assessment of their progress – an exam. With another session of exams…

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Difficulty Level

As you can imagine, it's very difficult to assign a level of difficulty to individual works. Every piece presents its own particular challenges and each individual will approach these in…

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Top Tips for Nervous Performers

Do you suffer with bad performance nerves? Are they affecting your enjoyment of your music? If so, here are some top tips to help! 1. Accept them… It’s OK to…

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Top Tips for Teaching Diplomas

If you’re a vocal or instrumental teacher and you’re thinking of taking one of the teaching diplomas offered by ABRSM, Trinity or LCM, here are my top tips to get the…

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Why Learn a Musical Instrument?

Over my 11 years teaching, over 125 pupils have passed through my doors and each and every one of them has a slightly different reason for wanting to learn an…

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