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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: Vowel shaping and facial stretches

Inflatable dolls & wide-mouth frogs & the spaghetti-sucking pucker! (Vowel shaping, facial anchoring and facial ...

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13/08/2015

Finding Your Voice: Voice Recovery Tips

When we haven'’t sung in a long spell we can be disheartened when confronting our singing voice. This column deals with ...

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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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16/12/2014

Finding Your Voice: The Importance of Honesty

"Honesty is such a lonely word, ‘cause everyone is so untrue."” Amen Billy. Singing requires physical honesty – songwriting ...

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23/10/2014

Finding Your Voice: Engaging Autopilot

I learned a lot from being a Bond Girl. There I stood, in drop-dead gorgeous sequins, in front of a magnificent orchestra, ...

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