Archive for the ‘Voice Coach’ Category

INSPIRE#4: THE BIG ISSUE

After missing out on 2 issues of Inspire because we finally found a nice place in Perth!), I thought i might make it up with not 1, not 2, nope not 3, or 4, but 5 inspiring stories. You might also be interested in the face of all the moving, and the lack of a   Read More …

So you your gig is scheduled to start at 8pm and you have someone setting up your PA for you. (Yes, singers, sometimes it is not to be taken for granted that there will always be a sound company providing the PA and a sound technician guy you can just yell at to fulfil your   Read More …

I’ve received a few good questions from a few of my singing students these past 2 weeks. I thought this answer might benefit other students and budding performers as well. First thing to know is that if you perform in a bar or cafe or lounge, it is slightly different from running your own gig/concert.   Read More …

Congratulations to my student for nailing her first paying gig. Her question prompted me to share my advice with those who may have the same question. How does one prepare for your first paying live gig? My answer is, first, build a repertoire. These are some questions that will help you build an effective repertoire:   Read More …

Typeface: a single style in a type family What’s the difference between Typeface and Font? Font actually refers to both typeface and font size. Historically speaking, since each size had to be manually re-drawn causing it to look slightly different at different sizes, it actually becomes a different font at a different font size. If   Read More …

Here’s sharing a brief article from singer-songwriter Gloria Cameron (ChoiceinMusic) from a LinkedIn Group for Singers and Songwriters called “Musicians, Singers, Songwriters, Recording Artists“. What do you think of these suggestions? Personally E) is a must, which most of us have as long as we have a mobile/cell phone with us. A friend in the   Read More …

Crystal Goh, singer-songwriter who lost her voice due to a rare neurological disorder.

Crystal Goh may not the only one suffering from a condition that would change her path distinctly, but she was the first one I know with a rare neurological condition called “Spasmodic Dysphonia” to bravely step forward to share her story. When I first heard of her story, I wrote to her sharing with her   Read More …

There are so many reasons why people celebrate this Season. The stores for profit, others for fun, for get-togethers, for a chance to put on some nice new feathers, a chance to believe in hope. Others have done it away all together, celebrating Thanksgiving instead. Which i’ve come to realise has a painful and bitter   Read More …

Tonight we will be leading the team to inaugurate the Lighting Ceremony for Christmas here at Shangri-La, Qingdao. It has been a good 2-3 weeks of planning and practice with our staff team. With the help of a good team, and some very good spirits, we managed to pull up a nice list of songs   Read More …