I’m speaking from experience when I say that every singer goes through discouragement. Even the amazing ones. It’s a paralyzing emotion, and it could easily derail your progress whether you are a new singer or a seasoned performer. Having been a singer my entire life, I have had a lot of brushes with discouragement –.. read more →

Hi Renee. I’m curious to know if anyone can learn to have the depth and soul of Aretha Franklin’s voice, Mariah’s honeyed tones (circa 90s) and the sound of Luther Vandross’ smooth allure. Or are we just stuck with our own God-given screech of a voice? – Derek, Vancouver (BC) Hi Derek! There are ways.. read more →

13 Mar 2013
March 13, 2013

Scared to Sing?

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In my experience as a singing instructor, I’ve noticed that there are a lot of people who come to me for voice lessons because they are scared to sing. I’m not even just talking about performers who get stage fright before a show. There is a surprising number of people who literally get nervous when.. read more →

“How long will it take until I get better?” This is one of the most common questions I get from new students. It’s a pretty tough question to answer, because every singer learns differently. More importantly, I think that improvement – getting better – is not a finite goal, but a continuous practice. No matter.. read more →