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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musical theatre auditions

Preparing for Musical Theatre Auditions – Tips from a Broadway Veteran ⏱ 2 mins

What does it take to win a coveted role on Broadway? Veteran vocal coach Bob Marks reveals how he helps […]

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seasonal singing questions

Top ENT Answers Four Seasonal Singing Questions ⏱ 3 mins

Can you sing with a cold? Are antihistamines bad? We put these questions and more to top ear, nose and […]

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How to refer on to an ENT

The Right and Wrong Way to Tell a Singer They Need to See an ENT ⏱ 2 mins

What’s the best way to broach the tricky subject of vocal ill-health with a student? Kate Valentine explains how to […]

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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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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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vocal massage

Vocal Massage: Does It Hurt? And Other Commonly Asked Questions⏱3 mins

Vocal manual therapist Lydia Flock answers five frequently asked questions about vocal massage. Some singers swear by vocal massage as […]

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vocal exercises

Six Questions to Help Identify the Right Vocal Exercises ⏱3 mins

Top vocal coach Line Hilton explains how to tailor vocal exercises to suit the needs of a student.  With decades […]

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Tongue tension

Should We Use the Term ‘Tongue Tension’?⏱3 mins

Singing voice specialist Kerrie Obert sets the record straight on the issue of ‘tongue tension’. Listen for a few minutes […]

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Voice diagnostic tool

The Simple Voice Diagnostic Tool Used by SLTs That Could Help You ⏱3 mins

What is GRBAS, the voice diagnostic scale used by health professionals such as speech and language therapists? When it comes […]

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Extreme vocals

Three Myths About Extreme Vocals Debunked⏱ 3 mins

Aliki Katriou, aka the ‘Duchess of Distortion’, reveals the three most common misconceptions about extreme vocals. When she isn’t fronting […]

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SOVTs secret weapon

Why SOVTs are a Powerful Weapon in Vocal Training ⏱ 3 mins

SOVTs are the Swiss Army knife of voice training – a versatile tool that can be used in all sorts […]

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Breathing for singers

Breathing for singing: How much do your students really know? ⏱ 3 mins

Barbara Tanze explains why you should talk to your students about breathing, and how to get started. Former opera singer […]

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history taking

History taking: What to ask your students and why ⏱ 4 mins

How deep should you delve when taking a student’s history? Top vocal coach Line Hilton says everything from the pill […]

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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 […]

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Keep your voice hydrated

Six easy ways to keep your voice hydrated

Learn how to keep your voice hydrated in the second part of BAST Training’s hydration series. Line Hilton and Alexa […]

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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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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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