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Ep. 43 Vulnerability, individuality and technology: The songwriting journey with Allie Moss

This week Singing Teachers Talk takes a deep dive into the songwriting process with artist, songwriter and vocal coach Allie Moss. The New Orleans-based songwriter reveals how the creative process […]

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Achieve goals

The secret to helping students achieve their goals

Discover the real reason so many people fail to achieve their goals, despite their good intentions. How many times have you sat in your studio with a student who, quite […]

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Ep. 42 Effective goal setting for you & your students with Line Hilton

The New Year is always a good time to sit down and review goals from last year and set new ones. This week on Singing Teachers Talk, Line Hilton explores […]

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Protect Music Lessons

‘We must protect music lessons in schools during Omicron crisis’

Educators push to protect music lessons, following suggestions schools could sideline them in favour of ‘core’ subjects. A campaign to protect music lessons in schools struggling with Omicron staff shortages […]

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thrive 2022

Five quick-read articles to help you thrive in 2022

Want to kick butt and thrive in 2022? These five articles from BAST’s blog will help you achieve your goals and find joy in what you do. Say goodbye to […]

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podcast highlights

Check out our 2021 podcast highlights

As the year draws to a close, the BAST team looks back at a few highlights from our 2021 podcast. We’re not too proud here at BAST Training to admit […]

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Ep.41 2021 round up with Line Hilton

2021 is nearly over so it’s time for Alexa Terry and Line Hilton to look back on the last year of the Singing Teacher Talk podcast and BAST Training as […]

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singers and six-packs

Are abs fab? The truth about singers and six-packs

LA-based voice and movement guru Jennie Morton gives her verdict on singers and six-packs. In our Insta-obsessed, image-driven society, singers often feel pressure to have washboard abs. But this preoccupation with how […]

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Ep.40 Integrated Skills: Teaching Singing to Dancers with Jennie Morton

What is the relationship between being a dancer and being a singer? The training for both is so segregated, but should it be? Host Alexa Terry is joined on this […]

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Osteopath_Singer

Osteopath reveals three things that can spell trouble for a singer

Osteopath Chloe Spencer discusses the common issues that she sees when treating singers. Chloe Spencer is a woman of many talents: she’s an osteopath and vocal coach, and has also […]

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Ep.39 Osteopathy for Singers (and Joint Farts) with Chloe Spencer

What signs should singing teachers be looking out for that signify something isn’t right physically? What are the red flags that someone has a physical problem affecting their voice? Singing […]

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work-life balance Caroline Redman Lusher

Work-life balance: Rock Choir founder spills the beans on stress and success

Rock Choir’s high achieving founder Caroline Redman Lusher reveals her struggle to strike a healthy work-life balance. The story of Rock Choir reads like a fairy-tale.  Burnt-out lounge singer Caroline […]

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Ep.38 The Secret of Rock Choir’s Success with Caroline Redman Lusher

Hear the behind-the-scenes story of how Caroline Redman Lusher turned Rock Choir into a household name – and kept the business afloat during lockdown. In this episode of Singing Teachers […]

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MJ Paranzino Community Choirs

Singing behind bars: The community choirs changing lives

Read how one choir director ignored her detractors and turned her dream – to take community choirs into prisons – into a reality. Most people spend their lives trying to […]

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Ep.37 The Power of Community Choirs with MJ Paranzino

How can singing help prisoners rebuild their lives? The formidable MJ Paranzino, co-founder of Liberty Choir, tells her inspiring story on this week’s episode of Singing Teachers Talk. Find out […]

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SeeSmellTouchSingingLessons

See, smell, touch: Singing lessons that stir the senses

Discover how vocal coach Gia Morgan uses a multi-sensory approach to help anxious students relax during singing lessons. Have you ever thought about what a student sees, smells and touches […]

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Ep.36 Healing Through Singing Energies Crystals and Creating Atmosphere with Gia Morgan

Owner of the singing studio known as a ‘confidence haven’ Gia Morgan joins host Alexa Terry on this week’s Singing Teachers’ Talk Show. Find out all about how Gia uses […]

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find yourniche Norwood

How to find your niche as a vocal coach

It’s time to ditch your wishy-washy marketing strategy and find your niche as a singing teacher.  When it comes to marketing, vocal coaches often make a common mistake – they […]

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