Music Lessons

Posture For Beginners - Guitar, Piano, Singing

Today we are going to talk about both correct and incorrect posture for guitar, piano and singing. Often we forget that if we want to change the way we play, we have to adjust how we position ourselves to the instruments. Whether it be changing hands, back and the weight on your feet, changing your posture can improve your technique and confidence on your instrument.

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How To Stay Motivated with Music [Warning: Tough Love]

So you have started music lessons for a year now, and there are times where you will rather not play. There could be other people telling you to practice for your next music lesson. Or you could just not feel motivated enough to practice, distracted by video games.

This article is for you if you are a parent or student is looking for specific strategies to stay with your instrument. You may be in ‘music lessons limbo’, and wonder ‘what’s next’.

First Guitar Buyer FAQs

Learning guitar is a fun and exciting endeavour. But it can also be very nerve-wracking, especially if you don’t know what to buy, or how to prepare for your lesson. Here are the frequently asked questions I get asked by beginner guitarists, especially if you are buying your first guitar. 

How To Properly Warm Up The Voice For Singing

How to properly warm up the voice for singing is probably one of the most common questions I get asked as a voice teacher. In this article, Lauren Bateman discusses the purpose of warming up the voice, and suggests how to structure your vocal warm up for singing.