A BIG VOICE Singing Lessons
Singing is one of the most empowering activities we can engage in by ourselves or in a group. Expressing yourself through song has countless health benefits:
Mentally- It increases your serotonin levels and endorphins helping to release stress and make you feel great.
Physically-It gives your body a good workout by exercising your lungs, diaphragm, abdominal and intercostal muscles as well as increasing your oxygen intake and blood flow. You'll feel and energised after working out muscles you never knew you had!
Emotionally-Music unites people. Singing is our birthright. Music and Song have been used across the globe for centuries to communicate peoples history, tell stories, express love, sadness and every emotion we humans experience. Many cultures across the generations have used singing for rituals, celebrations, whilst working and for funerals. It's such a creative and expressive way to let our feelings out and helps us to connect with others. Singing can help increase one's confidence as well!
Maria Scobey Provides vocal coaching to singers of all ages and abilities across Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire, London, Buckinghamshire and beyond.
EXPERIENCED SINGING TUTOR
Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Maria works with complete novices as well as experienced professionals coaching singers to achieve their full potential and personal goals by teaching vocal techniques and tricks of the trade. Maria is accustomed to working with bands, Theatre Schools, dancers and can assist with the vocal performances in Amateur Shows. All sorts of people come for singing coaching. Whether you have a deep Bass voice or a flute sounding Falsetto, Maria coaches all voice types helping them develop and achieve a higher standard or perfomance.
LESSONS TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS
The initial session will assess your current vocal ability, address any specific problems and set out a plan of how to obtain your personal goals. Whether you simply want to learn to sing in tune, or be brave enough to try karaoke for the first time, perhaps even sing lead vocals in a show or a band Maria can help you. You will learn how your body can support your voice and how to use it properly to achieve a more resonant and powerful sound by developing various techniques. Together, you will explore different genres of music across the decades (unless you prefer singing one specific style) to developing your vocal versatility, performance ability and microphone technique.
We have a vast variety of backing tracks in all genres and can offer you the opportunity to record yourself singing so you'll have a demo of your vocals. Great for auditions, personal memorabilia or as a comparison of how you sound at the start to when you finish singing tuition.
AUDITION PREP & EXAMS OFFERED
For those who have audition coming up, we can provide one off audition prep sessions as opposed to regular weekly, fortnightly or monthly tutoring. We also offer the opportunity to take graded singing exams in both Pop Vocal or Musical Theatre. (grades 1-8 within various leading examining boards; L.C.M-London College of Music, Trinity and Rock school).
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
Vocal health and how to maintain it is one of the most important and early sessions alongside how to warm up your body and voice properly and safely. You will have your vocal range tested and re-tested at a later stage. You'll learn how to reach those higher notes with ease and more power as well as how to hold longer notes and add 'timbres' (sound effects). Maria will teach you better breath control so that you will learn how to control your sound production better, how to do impressive vocal gymnastics and perform a song convincingly amongst many other things which will be revealed during the sessions. You will learn how to master many singing techniques and gain more vocal control, working at your own pace before moving onto more developed training.
A BIG VOICE BENEFITS INCLUDE:
1. We offer 30 minute or 60 minute lessons made up of 10% theory and 90% singing and vocal exercises jam packed into your session, tailored to suit your individual needs.
2. FREE Lesson summaries and practice sheets with tips and exercises to try.
3. FREE Practise CD in the first term to practice vocal workouts and sing along to.
4. FREE Log book to help you stay on track and meet your goals.
5. Exam opportunities London College Of Music (LCM) Pop or Musical Theatre Exams grades 1-8
6. Recording opportunities and specialist training available to learn Microphone technique, the art of Performance, how to prepare and do a successful Auditions or how to work the Audience.
6. You choose whether you’d like weekly or fortnightly lessons, it’s up to you how quickly you want to improve!
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