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07/06/2017

Finding Your Voice: Time To Take A Self-Esteem Bath

Much space was left behind in the wake of my last column about the myth of needing the self-confidence to sing. Listing pitfalls ...

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29/03/2017

Finding Your Voice: The Myth of Self – Confidence

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Is it confidence that makes you capable of performance, or performance the gives ...

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18/01/2017

Finding Your Voice: How Aotearoa Is Perfect For Touring!

I had the great privilege of recently touring Aotearoa with Arts on Tour and experienced tour veterans The Alpaca Social ...

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21/09/2016

Finding Your Voice: Love The Songs We Sing

What’s Love Got To Do With It? Why we ought’a be in love with the songs we sing. Now, there’s this song I’ve ...

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19/06/2016

Finding Your Voice: 50 Ways to Love Your Voice… Even More!

I am overjoyed to announce that this is my 50th column for NZ Musician. To celebrate, I’m letting rip 50 top tips. 50 gold ...

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01/06/2016

Finding Your Voice: Avoiding Self-Sabotage

I could write a book about self-sabotage… if ever I overcame those insidious barriers to self-activation and singing success ...

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05/04/2016

Finding Your Voice: The Paua Of Evaluation

Good singers and songwriters are master-craftspeople and artists – albeit, often sensitive and insecure ones. Therefore, ...

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23/10/2015

Finding Your Voice: Inflatable Dolls & Wide-mouth Frogs

Vowel shaping, facial anchoring and facial stretches…… Think of your favourite singers…… what do they all have ...

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23/06/2015

Finding Your Voice: Phrasing…

Fray zing...  or how to get the Em-PHA-Sis right. I believe the most important element of phrasing is feeling: feeling the ...

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