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Best musical theatre solos for female singers

You’ll never struggle to find the right song for a student again with our ultimate list of musical theatre solos for female singers.  Delve into the best of Broadway, the […]

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Find energy and motivation

How to find more energy and motivation if you feel sluggish

Six tips to boost your energy and motivation and help you say goodbye to feeling bleurgh. How are you doing after 18 months of pandemic living? Have you discovered a […]

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Singing and long Covid

Three things we’ve learned about long Covid and singing

Two leading voice coaches have shared their views on the role singing can play in helping Covid longhaulers. Dr Rachel Goldenberg and Phoene Cave, both of whom have worked extensively […]

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ABC of vocal coaching

The ABC of vocal coaching

Read Alexa Terry’s guide to the most common words used in the world of singing, and you’ll never be intimidated by fancy vocal coaching terminology ever again. A is for Amygdala […]

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books for singing teachers

Four books that will make you a better singing teacher

Want to become a better singing teacher and grow your vocal coaching business? Here are four books to curl up with on your summer break. Why the F*ck Can’t I […]

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imposter syndrome

Five ways to manage imposter syndrome

Turn the tables on negative thinking and manage imposter syndrome by following these five tips. As Alexa Terry explains in part two of our imposter syndrome series, instead of trying […]

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Starting a business Rachel Lynes

The do’s and don’ts of starting a business

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 […]

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Get a book published by Sophie Garner

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 […]

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Imposter Syndrome

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 […]

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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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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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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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