Singing Through the Summer

It’s school holidays from this week, up in slightly sunny Scotland, and it won’t be long before the schools are off in England too. That means lots of music teachers are on holiday too. Some teachers take the whole summer off and most of us will take a couple of Read more…

ABRSM Exams – Preparing for Performance

┬áNB: While reading this series, it can be helpful to keep a copy of the ABRSM Singing syllabus to hand. The syllabus can be downloaded here http://gb.abrsm.org/en/our-exams/singing/ The process of learning songs for performance is the subject of hundreds of books, blog posts, websites and conversations among singers. Obviously, this Read more…

Kids Practice Chart Idea

While looking on the internet for ideas, I stumbled across this great “craft” idea from Crayola: What a wonderful idea to help kids learn to plan and record their practice! You can get the full instructions as given by Crayola here, but I think overall it’s fairly self explanatory!