If you’re looking for ways you can improve your singing at home try these top tips… Record yourself and listen back… We don’t hear our own voices correctly from the inside so the best way to know for sure how well you’re doing is to record yourself singing and listen back to it later. That […]
Let’s talk about the tongue. I often come across singers with tongue issues. The biggest issue I come across is that their tongue likes to grab and bunch up at the back of their throat. This is known as tongue tension. When the voice is at rest your tongue sits low in the mouth. Now […]
Singing has become a bad word when it comes to the spread of COVID-19 and here’s why! When we sing we omit a large amount of aerosols into the atmosphere around us. These aerosols are too small to see and significantly smaller than any droplets that may exit our mouths when we cough etc. Unlike […]
If you’re watching this year’s series of ‘The Voice’ keep an eye out for Leverne who auditioned this year. She spent a long time preparing her song with Heather so tune in this Saturday (25th Jan) BBC1 7pm to see how she gets on!
IVA- The teacher training organisation (for which Heather is one of the 10 founding directors) will be hosting it’s first full international teacher’s conference at the end of April in Southern California. This 5 day event will bring together some of IVA’s 200+ teachers from all over the globe for education, networking and fun! Alongside IVA’s 6 […]
We now have the facilities at the studio to take payment for lessons, group classes and gift vouchers via debit or credit card. There will be a £3 transaction fee added to all card payments. We can still take payments via cheque or cash for no extra charge.
Heather will be conducting a 2 hour workshop for singers on FRIDAY 25th OCTOBER 1.30-3.30pm at the studio in Northwich. The workshop will focus specifically on how the IVA vocal technique is used to rehabilitate singers who have had previous issues with their voices- things like reflux, nodules, tension dysphonia and consistent loss of voice. […]
A member of our GLEE club, Lydia Huby was selected from her year group to perform a solo at the Musical Gala Evening representing the very best in music at TerraNovaSchool. She chose to sing Naughty from the Musical Matilda. Dr Stephen Williams (Head of Music at Uppingham School) was the special guest invited to give […]
At the start of August HBSS played host to singing teachers from all over Europe as they attended our very first IVA teacher’s conference here in Northwich! Heather is one of the founding directors of the Institute for Vocal Advancement which is an international organisation which trains teachers of singing. In this picture you can see […]
We had 2 fantastic nights at the Harlequin Theatre at the end of July displaying a huge range of talent. We’ve had so much great feedback on the performances that took place. All the soloists did a wonderful job of entertaining the audience with songs from musical theatre, pop, folk, jazz and more! Some singers […]