Vocal coach Rachel Lynes explains how she transformed her vocal coaching studio during the pandemic and shares her do’s and don’ts of starting a business. At the height of the […]
The do’s and don’ts of starting a business
How to get a book published: Tips from a singing teacher turned author
Singing teacher Sophie Garner talks about getting her first book published and her blossoming writing career. At the start of lockdown Sophie Garner, a vocal coach and choir director, found […]
Imposter syndrome: Spot the symptoms and causes
Ever feel like you’re drowning in self-doubt and niggling fears that you’re not good enough? Then you may be experiencing imposter syndrome. In the first of a two-part series, Alexa […]
Ten tips for a better work/life balance
Alexa Terry shares time-saving, stress-busting tips to help self-employed singing teachers enjoy a better work/life balance. There’s a lot more to running a vocal coaching studio than simply working with […]
Five documents every singing teacher needs
Your singing studio is most likely equipped with all the vocal props you need to do your job. But do you have the right paperwork to protect you and your business if something goes wrong?
‘BAST made becoming a singing teacher such a joyful experience’
Before the pandemic, Irish musician Sinead McConville juggled gigging commitments with an uninspiring job in hospitality. Last year she studied with BAST Training and now works in the music industry full-time.
Digital marketing 101: Learn how to grow your business online
A new digital marketing course explains how singing teachers can build their brand and their business.
Gia Morgan: Why I started a holistic singing studio
Jersey vocal coach Gia Morgan explains how she mixes technical know-how with crystals, affirmations and meditation in her holistic singing studio.
How to kick the habit of negative thinking
Banish the negative beliefs stopping you from having fun and enjoying success as a singing teacher.
How to start a singing school
David Valks went from working in the recruitment industry to starting his own singing school. Read on for his tips on marketing, pricing and bookings.
‘BAST Training gave me the confidence to start teaching’
Former pro singer Jessica Thomas explains how BAST Training helped her start her own singing teaching business.
Want to write a book? Read this advice from a published vocal coach
Publishing a book helped vocal coach Becky Gilhespie boost her professional profile and expand her business. Read on to find out how and why she did it.
How to make your 2021 goals a reality
2020 has been bonkers, but the New Year is just around the corner. While we may not be able to welcome it with tight hugs and wet kisses, we can make a start on our 2021 teaching goals.
Three tips to help improve your website
Many singers start their search for a vocal coach by browsing online, so it’s crucial that your website is up-to-date and shows you at your best. Here are three tips to improve your website.
Courses and workshops for singing teachers
Here’s a list of courses, workshops and conferences to help singing teachers continue their professional development and sharpen their business skills.
Virtual Voice Conference – free workshops and special discounts
The world’s leading voice experts will all be in one place next month – online at the Virtual Voice Conference. Here’s what you need to know. The Virtual Voice Conference […]
Book Review: ‘The Voice Teacher Influencer: Grow Your Studio, Increase Your Authority, Make More Money’ by John Henny
As a self-professed bookworm no trip to the shopping centre is complete without a visit to the bookshop to scan the sea of stories offering a 400-page chunk of escapism. […]
Putting a price on it. The art of setting your fees.
For most of us, teaching is fuelled by the passion for voice – not by the desire to become the next Dragon in the Den. Website design, marketing approaches and […]