Belting for beginners - many vocalists want to emulate stars like Mariah Carey.

Belting for Beginners: Three Top Tips on Getting Started ⏱ 2 mins

When is the time right for a singer to try belting? Top vocal coach John Henny answers three FAQs on […]

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Dealing with missed lessons

Dealing with Missed Lessons: How to Confidently Enforce Your Cancellation Policy ⏱ 2 mins

What should you do if a student cancels a session at short notice? Here’s some useful advice from Line Hilton […]

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Songwriting with children - how to get started.

Songwriting with Children: The Easy Beginner Exercise That Works ⏱ 2 mins

Songwriting guru Sophie Garner reveals the simple exercise she uses in schools to kickstart the creative process. It’s fair to […]

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Posture and the Performer

Posture and the Performer: Three Facts You Should Know ⏱ 3 mins

Why are musicians like endurance athletes? And which instrument is the most perilous for your posture? Read on to find […]

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Sound Sexy when You Sing

How to Sound Sexy: Two Ways to Inject Va-Va-Voom into a Performance ⏱ 2 mins

Here are two simple exercises to help uptight singers spice up a performance. While some singers relish the chance to […]

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Tech can help busy freelancers with their business admin.

How to Save Time on Your Business Admin ⏱ 2 mins

If you find the admin side of running your business a burden and a bore, studio management software could be […]

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Do You Have Burnout? How to Spot the Signs and Regain Your Mojo ⏱ 3 mins

If you constantly feel physically and emotionally drained, you could be suffering from burnout. Here’s how to identify the signs […]

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Four-Step Guide to Writing a Book About Voice ⏱ 3 mins

Want to write a book about voice but don’t know how to get started? Here’s a four-step guide to penning […]

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Breathing Exercise

Could This Simple Breathing Exercise Help Your Musical Theatre Students Sing Better? ⏱ 2 mins

Dr Matt Edwards explains why less is more when it comes to breathing in contemporary pop/rock musical theatre singing and […]

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singing teacher course

Everything You Need to Know About Our New Singing Teaching Qualification ⏱ 3 mins

Exciting news: Enrolment is open for BAST’s new course, a vocational diploma that will give you the confidence to teach […]

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Singers with allergies

Singers with Allergies: Top Teaching Tips and an Important Warning ⏱ 3 mins

Vocal coach Line Hilton reveals the do’s and don’ts of working with singers with allergies. In a perfect world, every […]

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marketing for singing teachers

The Single Biggest Marketing Mistake Singing Teachers Make ⏱ 2 mins

Discover the most common marketing mistake that singing teachers make online – and the easy way to fix it. Figuring […]

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voice care routine

Prepping Superstars on the Road: Vocal Coach Reveals His Backstage Voice Care Secrets ⏱ 3 mins

When artists like Justin Timberlake and Lizzo prepare for high-stakes gigs or stadium tours, they turn to vocal coach RAab […]

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Music Performance Anxiety

Music Performance Anxiety: Symptoms and Treatments Explained ⏱ 3 mins

As World Mental Health Day is today, we take a closer look at music performance anxiety and the two main […]

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Singing teacher and pregnancy

Balancing Act: Pregnancy, Parenthood and Teaching Singing ⏱ 3 mins

How do you manage morning sickness and maternity leave when you’re self-employed? Two expectant vocal coaches share their stories on […]

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Hearing health

Hearing Health: How Safe is Your Teaching Environment? ⏱ 2 mins

Singing teachers could be exposed to dangerous levels of noise at work. Researcher Carrie Birmingham explains why. When it comes […]

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Former BAST Student Claire Cannon

Claire Cannon Explains How Studying With BAST Helped Her Teaching Career ⏱3 mins

When vocal coach Claire Cannon studied with BAST Training, she found her tribe – a group of people as passionate about voice […]

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mental health

‘The single best thing I’ve done for my teaching practice’⏱ 3 mins

Vocal coach Cat Ogden reveals how she transformed her teaching approach by making one important change. Singing teacher Cat Ogden […]

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