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 […]
Best musical theatre solos for female singers
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Business strategy for singing teachers
A new course designed specifically for singing teachers will help you start or grow your own business.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.