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Vocal Night 20th May 2021

It is with great excitement that I can announce the first Singing Strong Vocal Night for 2021. It ...

The 5 note scale

This video is all about the 5 note scale and singing it on different vowels. Make sure that you ...

The Challenges of Performing

ANZAC DAY 2021 I had the joy and honour of singing at three Anzac Day Services on Sunday. It has ...

Term 2, 2021

Hi from Mary @ Singing Strong, I am so excited to be returning to teaching this term. I have had a ...

Let’s get started

I am trying to make my website and you tube channel more relevant by posting more information to ...
Nothing like singing lessons in person

Nothing like singing lessons in person

It has been wonderful to return to face to face singing lessons this year. 2020 was very ...

The Challenges of covid and singing

As we arrive at November 2020 with just over a month till Christmas, I ponder the last 8 months ...

2017 End of year Newsletter

Wishing everyone a very Happy Christmas and a fabulous 2018. There are arrows at the bottom of the ...
Masterclass for Singers: Saturday 6th May, 1.30pm

Masterclass for Singers: Saturday 6th May, 1.30pm

Learn tips and techniques used by professionals to improve the quality of their performance. ...
Singing Strong Newsletter 1 2017

Singing Strong Newsletter 1 2017

Welcome back everyone to 2017! It is so good to be back teaching and working with all the ...

Breathe!

In this post I discuss breathing for singing.  Make sure when you breathe the body is relaxed to ...

Vocal warmup fricatives

Fricatives are consonants that are formed by impeding the flow of air somewhere in the vocal ...
Dreams don’t work unless we do

Dreams don’t work unless we do

I like to use the tag ‘Dream’ when I end emails and messages. I have so many dreams ...

Memories of 2016

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5 terrific tips for 2017

5 terrific tips for 2017

          Hi there!  Only a couple more days to 2017. Eeeek! I cannot ...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

                  Here are some clever Christmas ...
We near the end of 2016

We near the end of 2016

As we come to the end of another successful year at Singing Strong, I would like to thank all the ...
Newsletter Term 4 2016

Newsletter Term 4 2016

Can you believe we have reached the last term for 2016??       Singing Strong ...
SINGING PRACTICE

SINGING PRACTICE

5 Things you can do to improve your singing practice. You can listen to this blog post here: As ...

Break a leg!

A quick message to wish all those who are participating in the Sale Eisteddfod this Saturday.  ...

The Passaggio

All singers are challenged with working through the ‘passaggio’ –  the ...

Purposeful Practice

There is no such thing as a ‘gifted’ musician.  A person may have a desire to be a ...
Why have a singing teacher?

Why have a singing teacher?

I have been visiting various singing websites lately and have found many of them to have great ...
A new Term around the corner

A new Term around the corner

I am enjoying the last few days of holidays and am now excited to be beginning a new term.     ...
Time to Practice

Time to Practice

  The Singing Strong studio is running a practice blitz from from Monday 22nd February until ...
Newsletter 1  2016

Newsletter 1 2016

Welcome back to another year of singing! It has been wonderful greeting students for the new year, ...
Can anyone sing?

Can anyone sing?

The answer is yes.  If you are able to talk then it is possible to sing. Singing is a skill that ...
How to get back into a practice routine

How to get back into a practice routine

It’s the beginning of 2016 and you haven’t practiced any singing since before. ...
Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year to everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful time of celebration at Christmas and ...
Seasonal allergies and Singing

Seasonal allergies and Singing

Spring has sprung!  Anyway it has for us in Australia.  And with it all the pollens, grass etc  ...

The Art of the Quick Change

The Tony awards were held this week and and one of the performances included a medley of songs ...
The power of “Yet”

The power of “Yet”

Music and singing requires accuracy and skill to be the best at your game. More often than not we ...
It’s Eisteddfod time

It’s Eisteddfod time

      Eisteddfods are a great opportunity to use as motivation to learn repertoire, ...

What’s one thing to remember to ease performance anxiety?

With a cafe concert fast approaching, I thought it valuable to discuss performance anxiety. It is ...
Musical Problem Solving in 10 easy steps

Musical Problem Solving in 10 easy steps

When practicing it is important to have specific things to focus on during practice sessions. ...
50 years of The Sound of Music

50 years of The Sound of Music

At the Oscars this year The Sound of Music celebrated 50 years.  I love the Sound of Music (I have ...
An Overnight Success?

An Overnight Success?

A major dilemma I face with some students is that they come to me for singing lessons expecting ...
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