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Quick Tips for Music Exam Success

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Exam time is stressful for a lot of people, but it doesn’t need to be. Being relaxed and applying the proper mindset is key to succeeding in your instrumental exams. Many people achieve worse results than expected simply due to … Read more

How To Sing Pop

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How To Sing Pop There’s no denying that pop music brought us the greats; Madonna, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson to our beloved Spice Girls and who could forget our royal pop princess Britney. How do they do it? Firstly, there … Read more

3 Essential Rudiments for Drummers

Male drummer performs essential rudiments on his drum kit.

3 Essential Rudiments for Drummers Check out this video for 3 essential rudiments you need to incorporate into your warm up routine.    It is so important for drummers to warm up their wrists and fingers up before a day … Read more

Introduction to Rock Grooves

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Introduction to Rock Grooves – crotchet and quaver based rock grooves. Rock grooves are a great way to get started drumming rock. Liam walks you through some entry level crotchet (quarter note) and quaver (eighth note) rock grooves. Don’t forget … Read more

Singing Posture and Balance

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Singing Posture and Balance As vocalists, we spend a lot of time in the practice room, finely tuning the various skills and techniques of singing. Studies show musicians tend to measure their worth through the success of performances, the arena … Read more

Looking After Your Voice

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Looking After Your Voice Keep your voice in shape. Here’s how. So you’re a fully trained singer, you know how to warm up your voice before a rehearsal or a show and how to belt out those high notes. Although … Read more

9 Tension Busters For Better Singing

9 Tension Busters For Better Singing Try these tips to bust through tension!   🙌 NECK TENSION If you see lines on your neck or you are feeling strain whilst singing. You have neck tension this can be from improper … Read more

Jazz Improvisation For Singers

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Jazz Improvisation For Singers Jazz improvisation is a defining aspect of the jazz genre. It gives us the opportunity to showcase our abilities and really impress our listeners. For singers, the improvisation that we do is called scatting. A good … Read more

A Guide to Belting

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A Guide to Belting Before we talk about how to belt, we are going to do the how to not ever, ever, ever belt. Seriously, I have seen it so many times, people pushing out notes that their vocal chords … Read more

Singing Mythbusters! Fact or Fiction

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Singing Mythbusters! Fact or Fiction   Only Opera Singers Need to Breathe from Their Diaphragm Fiction. Humans are lazy, we can’t even be bothered taking a proper deep breath. Using the diaphragm in our singing is essential! It ensures that … Read more

Film Music

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Film Music Everybody loves listening to their favourite bands or artists, or going to concerts and sharing their favourite songs with friends. But music can also have some more subtle, practical uses, especially in the world of film and TV. … Read more