At the beginning of November, I came up with this #30daysofexcuses challenge. The idea is to track whether or not you practise every day for a month (or it can be any other good habit!), and see what excuses you
Don’t do ab workouts or it will mess with your breath support. Right?
Let me de-bunk this myth right off the bat.
Two weeks ago, I got an email that made my heart skip a beat: an invitation for my first REAL audition. But then I got a phone call that made me face a tough decision.
Bigger lung capacity = more air = longer notes, right?
‘Tension isn’t bad. You could call it focus – but try to move the focus to your audience instead of yourself.’
This was originally going to be a really, really long blog post. But now it’s not. Instead, I’ve turned it into an e-book. In this 10-page e-book, I’ve outlined the seven steps to building a singing routine that will stick.
I never, ever, thought I would say this, but: inspiration is overrated.
Now, before you think I’m some go-with-the-grind pessimist, hear me out.
I had always seen performances as exactly that: an opportunity to perform, to shine, to be at my absolute best. And now I was paying the price.
All you millennial singers out there – this is the quiz for you! If you were at Hogwarts, what house would you be in?
During my first year at the conservatory, I barely practised. Two, three times a week, mayyybe? I’m embarrassed to admit it, but there, I’ve said it, and here’s why.
I asked Instagram whether I should post blogs under my name, or use a catchy brand name. The response was pretty clearly in favour of my own name.
It was not what I had wanted to hear.