Vocal Range Chart

Vocal Range Chart

A visual chart to record a student's vocal range over a period determined by the teacher, with space for additional notes. This chart provides measurable evidence of progress and I find it gives my students a real confidence boost.
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A Warm Up And Vocal Workout For Singers - With Audio Files

A Warm Up And Vocal Workout For Singers - With Audio Files

Here are some vocal warm ups as audio files along with a pdf file explaining how to use them and what the benefits of each exercise are. They are designed for progressing vocal students (from beginner level) and will accommodate a growing vocal range as well as increasing skills and techniques.
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Basic Song Structure

Basic Song Structure

This handout gives a simple introduction to the basic elements of song structure - useful for budding songwriters and singing students at beginner level.
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The Singer's Toolkit - Beginner to Intermediate

The Singer's Toolkit - Beginner to Intermediate

All of my resources are for use in singing lessons, be they individual or group lessons. They provide a thorough grounding in many of the basic elements of singing, diversifying into other areas such as performance techniques and ways of dealing with nerves and anxiety.
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Elements of Music Theory - Resource Pack

Elements of Music Theory - Resource Pack

A pack of 10 simple and easy to understand handouts dealing with some basic musical theory elements relevant to most music students. (beginner level). The elements covered in this pack are: Intervals, major scale construction, time signatures, triplets, tempo markings, slurs, circle of 5ths and common dynamic signs. These can be used as visual resources and/or revision notes.
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Posture and Microphone Technique, a Basic Introduction

Posture and Microphone Technique, a Basic Introduction

Two visual handouts giving a basic introduction to posture and microphone technique, suitable for beginner leval vocal students. In a lesson these should be accompanied by verbal discussion and practical demonstrations. Show the student WHY certain posture habits are unhelpful, for instance, and show them the audio effect of good and poor microphone technique. The worksheets should support this and can also act as revision notes.
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Getting the most out of vocal performance!

Getting the most out of vocal performance!

3 worksheets and activities covering elements of vocal performance including ad-libbing, and 2 acting-based techniques designed to help bring more character and realism to songs. This is particularly useful for Musical Theatre students but all singers can benefit from these techniques. These resources are suitable for intermediate students and can be used with individuals or groups.
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Dealing With Nerves - A Workshop

Dealing With Nerves - A Workshop

This pack gives useful resources for putting together a workshop on the subject of dealing with performance nerves. Many, if not most, performers experience anxiety to some degree and helping them to deal effectively with this can be incredibly useful. The same techniques can be applied to students who experience, for example, fear of speaking in front of the class, or extreme stress connected with examinations.
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