Preventing Vocal Damage

Many singers are classically trained, but contemporary genres like Jazz, Blues and R&B cannot be sung in true classical tone. Contemporary audiences have an expectation regarding how a contemporary song should be delivered and so, from a pedagogical point of view, there is an almost mechanical approach to teaching vocal technique in these styles. Many […]


VCE Master-Class Lyn Gillett Co-Presenter

I recently had the privilege of being asked to co-present a Master-class in Melbourne for VCE  singing students for ANATS (Victoria Chapter.) It was an interesting day and unfortunately we ran out of time before addressing some of the questions which were raised after the Master-class. I was hoping to raise stylistic issues with students, but found due […]