I stand in the stifling heat in the vast school hall in front of my A Cappella choir rehearsals. I’m waving my arms in a space that feels like Dante’s Inferno. I feel exhausted with the heat, yet I do what I can. It’s horrid and humid. I read the room and the collective heaviness in the air.
This Early Spring May Bank Holiday weekend took me to the Ladies Association of Barbershop Singers LABBS Harmony College in Nottingham. This event is held every few years, and it’s a joyous celebration of barbershop singing with hours of education to grow your mind and musical skill set – aimed at anyone interested in Barbershop Harmony, whatever their level of experience.
Want to learn and sing music faster, be more accurate and embrace technology on your Smart Phone to make it easier? Gone are the days of learning at your rehearsals, and hoping you remember it! So to help fellow choir singers and vocalists, I’ve written this blog about my best, favourite, must-have apps I use myself on my phone, iPad and computer.
Are you dreaming of perfecting your voice and confidently owning the stage but struggling to find the time due to work, life, and family commitments? You’re not alone! As a vocal coach, choir leader, singer and contributor to singing blogs, I’ve had the pleasure of helping many singers unlock their true potential…