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 […]
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.
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 […]
Bobby McFerrin is without a doubt, one of the most accomplished vocalists of this century. He leads the way in 20th/21st Century solo vocal performance through his unique use of the voice and body, combined with highly skilled musicality and improvisation. His style transcends genres, being equally comfortable and accomplished in classical, popular, folk and […]
In The Performer’s Edge course we explore communication on stage. To start we discussed verbal and nonverbal forms of communication. A singer needs to be able to communicate using both forms. Body language is a vital form of communication between humans, along with vocal tone and the words especially on stage where distance becomes a […]
Have you spent any time thinking about your identity as an artist? How do you think the world perceives you? And how does the world actually perceive you? The Performer’s Edge Programme looks into Identity. Here is an example of a workshop I did exploring this concept with a group of singers. To start we explored our […]
I am a huge TED fan. I head over to the site l when I’m curious to know what’s trending when I need inspiration when I need education or just when I need a bit of entertainment. TED is a nonprofit organisation devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”. On the site, you’ll find a collection of videos of […]