How to overcome procrastination

Is procrastination really a thing?

Posted on Categories: Mindset

How do you feel when people say, “Just get on with it”, “You’ve got this” or “Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today”? I get annoyed, because if it was that easy then I would get on with it, trust I’ve got this and get going today! People often say that the […]

I have the power to create my own story. Singer, Lucia Evans

Posted on Categories: Artist development, Artist Interviews, Creativity, Goal Setting, Mindset, Music Business, Performing Arts, Personal Development, Resilience, Talent Development

Award-winning, Lucia Evans, is an Irish-Zimbabwean singer and winner of the Irish talent show You’re a Star (2006). Evans’s first single, “Bruised Not Broken”, was released on Universal Records and entered the Irish Singles Chart at number five on 20 April 2006 and stayed in the top ten for three weeks. She has appeared several times as a featured singer […]

Understanding anxiety

Five things you should know about anxiety

Posted on Categories: Mental Health, Mindset, Performance anxiety, Slider

What is anxiety and how can you manage the condition? Here are five important facts that I think you should understand about dealing with anxiety. Before we get started it’s crucial to remember this key point: if you suffer from anxiety, you’re not alone. Millions of people in the UK – about one in six […]

Performing Arts Medicine

UCL’s 1st PAM UK Day

Posted on Categories: Performing Arts, Performing Arts Medicine

I am please to announce I will be presenting my MSc research, An investigation of the laryngeal mechanism during vocal register transition in female vocalists at the 1st PAM UK Day being held at UCL on Saturday 17th. It’s great to get a PAM event happening in the UK. Hopefully the first of many.

Transpose music

How to transpose a song into your key

Posted on Categories: Singing

You know you don’t need to be a music theory buff to be able to change the key of your songs. In this post is a link below to a PDF cheat sheet to make the job easier. If you have sheet music or a chord chart and want to sing the song in a higher […]

Touring and the singer

Touring and the singer

Posted on Categories: Education, General Health, Inspiration, Performance Skills, Performing Arts, Performing Arts Medicine, Personal Development, Practice techniques, Singers, Singing, Top Tips, Vocal Health

Not so long ago I received an email from a singer by the name of Vanessa Murray. She was gathering information to help her with her MA dissertation on the topic of how touring affects the voice. I thought you might find this information of use too so have published the answers I gave her […]