Being free of tension and creating a full rich sound when singing is a singer’s aim. But distinguishing where the tension is coming from, how to release it and create a gorgeous tone...Read more
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Expand your song choice and hone your technical skills with these classics from The Great American SongbookWhen it comes to song choice, the simplest option is to return to your go-to song list; those familiar,...
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
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...
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
Do you dream about singing at an iconic venue or performing at an Open Mic Night? Having a performance goal is great, but often there’s a gap between your dream and your current capabilities. So...Read more
So you’re toying with the idea of taking your singing talents to the world…or at least your local choir, church or pub! Sydney singing teacher and former professional singer Kathleen Connell reveals 5 things you...Read more
If there’s one thing that kills an audience’s enjoyment, it’s not clearly hearing the words in a song. Luckily for all the singers (and listeners) out there, the key to clarity is consonants. Read more