Authenticity and the Chameleon’s Curse

‘Yes,’ the teacher said, ‘But now I’d like to hear it in your voice.’I laughed as if I understood what he meant. As if, up until now, I had just been playing around, but now I would sing it as myself, with my own unique voice, with its signature sound that anyone would recognise as […]

Challenge: 30 Days of Excuses

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 tell yourself on the days that you don’t practise.  I’m doing the challenge with a […]

The Perfect Way to Sing

‘Tension isn’t bad. You could call it focus – but try to move the focus to your audience instead of yourself.’