We appreciate that not everyone learns the same way – we are, after all, all different. Which is why we explore a wide range of singing and songwriting ideas with our students, identifying and working on the most effective for the student. We have found this to be the best way of teaching, a way which puts no limit on what is possible.
Our teachers will tailor the lessons to meet the students needs, ability and aspirations.
Below are the main areas we will be tackling...
Using the voice well means producing sound without hurting yourself in the process. It means using it fully and energetically for several hours and still have it as free and flexible at the end of your day's work as in the beginning. It must be a completely flexible and accurate instrument of expression and communication that's absolutely under your control.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN MY FIRST LESSON?
Everyone is different, so we like to start our singing lessons with a quick chat about your goals and aspirations and discuss where you feel you are with your voice and your experience of lessons so far. Next, we might start with a few exercises to get you comfortable singing in front of your new teacher and start your journey into good vocal techniques. Finally, we will work on a song, so make sure you come with an idea of a song you might like to do. Some students want to jump straight into a song; some want to work on technique. Whatever you want to achieve, we will make it happen.
DO YOU DO ONLINE LESSONS?
Yes, online singing lessons can be extremely productive. Online classes are delivered through Zoom, Google Meet or Teams. We have students all over the world who enjoy the convenience of online lessons.
DO YOU DO GROUP LESSONS?
Due to Covid, we are currently not doing group lessons unless all students are from the same household.
CAN I BOOK TIME TO PRACTISE IN THE VOCAL PODS?
Our vocal pods are available to book. Students regularly book time in a pod, where they can sing as loud as they want to their heart's content.
DO YOU DO DISCOUNTS?
Yes, when you buy a block of 5 lessons, you will receive £10 off each class.
CAN I DO BOTH SINGING & SONGWRITING LESSONS?
There is nothing better than working on developing your voice through being creative with it. All of our teachers are songwriting coaches and singing teachers with years of experience in the music industry.
WILL YOU GIVE ME EXERCISES TO PRACTISE?
Yes, you will be given vocal exercises and songs to work on throughout the week, and your teacher will advise you on how to practise. We also have a range of warm-ups on our Spotify page.
WHAT GENRES DO YOU TEACH?
Whatever genre you wish to do is fine with us. We will never change your style; the techniques you learn with us will be designed to enhance your style, never change it.
DO I NEED TO READ MUSIC?
Although reading music is extremely helpful, it is not necessary for learning to sing. Many professional singers and songwriters don't read music. If music theory is something you would like to know, we can certainly help you with this.
CAN I SING WITH A BACKING TRACK?
Your teacher can accompany you on either guitar or piano, though if you wish to bring in your own instrumental or backing track, that is perfectly fine. We have microphones in the studio which you can use.
CAN I USE THE STUDIO TO RECORD MY SONG?
Yes, we have an in-house producer who can record a demo of your song. Recording a demo can be an excellent goal to work towards in your lessons.
DO YOU HAVE FACILITIES AT THE STUDIO?
Our studio has a kitchen and bathroom. There is always a pot of coffee and a range of teas and water available.
ACCESSIBILITY AT THE STUDIO?
Our studio is accessible for all; we have a lift from the street level to our studio and ramps to get into the vocal pods. If you do have reduced mobility, please let your teacher know before your first lesson.
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