Have you ever tried getting through a day, or even an hour, without saying a word? It’s no mean feat, especially if one of your first tasks is to order a life-restoring coffee at your...Read more
As singers, we sometimes have the privilege to share our talent with friends and family at special occasions. That's been the case for several of my students this year, with two of them serenading their...Read more
Singing at a wedding or other special occasion is one of the most memorable ‘gifts’ you can bestow on a friend or family member. Or even better,...Read more
Another fantastic studio concert was held in Sydney on November 18. As always, it was a wonderful opportunity to reflect on how much each of my singing...Read more
Here are five ways to guarantee a lacklustre and unpolished performance (the last thing any performer wants!)Read more
- Leave memorisation to the last minute
- Forget to practice in front of a mirror
- Compare yourself negatively with...
There are many occupations that demand extensive use of our voices. Teachers, salespeople and lawyers, just to name a few. But what if you also happen to sing in your spare time?
Then it’s important to...
Many of us don’t think twice about our voice until it’s impaired or lost. And then we panic! Here...
Twice a year, a group of my students take the opportunity to practise their performance skills at a concert at The Studio in Leichardt. At this year's mid-year concert, twelve of my students performed with...Read more
For many of us, breathing is an unconscious act; it’s the very thing that sustains us and yet we rarely give it much thought....Read more
Owen Alexander is a Sydney-based singer-songwriter, who works in the furniture industry by day. He started singing lessons with Kathleen Connell in 2016 and set a goal to perform with a local opera group. Here’s...Read more