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singing and hydration

The truth about singing and hydration

How much water should a singer drink? Line Hilton and Alexa Terry take a deep dive into the research on singing and hydration. Hydration is a holy grail in vocal […]

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Business strategy for singing teachers

Business strategy for singing teachers

A new course designed specifically for singing teachers will help you start or grow your own business.

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Important documents for singing teachers

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?

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Jay Bryce

‘BAST gave me the confidence to call myself a singing teacher’

It wasn’t until actor and singer Jay Bryce studied with BAST Training that he stopped feeling like an imposter as a singing teacher.

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Performance anxiety and returning to live gigs

How to help anxious singers prepare for a return to live gigs

Many singers feel anxious about returning to the stage when Covid restrictions end. Performance anxiety specialist Teresa Shaw looks at how teachers can help vocalists prepare for live shows.

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Performance Anxiety

Focus On: Performance Anxiety and Mindset

Don’t miss BAST Training’s one-day special event, Focus On: Performance Anxiety and Mindset. It’s a chance to learn new ways to diagnose and support singers with performance anxiety.

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premenstrual voice

Singing and the premenstrual voice

How does menstruation impact a singer’s voice? Alexa Terry and Line Hilton explore how monthly hormonal changes can influence vocal performance.

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backing tracks for singers

Seven places to find reliable backing tracks for singers

Looking for backing tracks to help your students prepare for auditions or belt out their favourite tunes? Alexa Terry reviews seven platforms that provide backing tracks for singers.

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World Voice Day 2021

World Voice Day 2021

Don’t forget that it’s World Voice Day later this month, a chance for singing teachers and other voice specialists to spread the word about vocal care.

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Sinead McConville becoming a singing teacher

‘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.

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The Wiggle

How ‘The Wiggle’ can help singers eliminate tension

Wiggling is a great way to rid the body of that old singing foe: tension. Here are some movement exercises to help singers loosen up and sing with more freedom.

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Hannah Lindsey

West End performer Hannah Lindsey on the rewards of teaching

When theatres shut last year, singer Hannah Lindsey threw herself into online teaching – and learned much about herself as a performer in the process. 

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Gia Morgan holistic singing

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.

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So You Want to Sing CCM

Book review: So You Want to Sing CCM

If you want to learn from some of contemporary singing’s leading vocal pedagogues, grab yourself a copy of So You Want to Sing CCM.

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Kick habit of negative thinking

How to kick the habit of negative thinking

Banish the negative beliefs stopping you from having fun and enjoying success as a singing teacher.

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Mental health training

Mental health training for singing teachers

Alexa Terry gives her verdict on a mental health awareness course specifically designed for Arts professionals.

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David Valks starting a singing school

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.

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Jessica Thomas singing teacher

‘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.

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