Craig Lees, British Voice Association president

Meet Craig Lees, the British Voice Association’s new president

The British Voice Association (BVA) is a multi-disciplinary community of singers, singing teachers and healthcare professionals with a united cause: to promote and encourage healthy voice use. As well as sharing the latest in voice research, it provides advice on vocal technique, performance and vocal health and hygiene. Craig Lees, a vocal coach, choir director, […]

July's new music

#iSing: July’s new music

Check out new music from Amistat, EMM and SK. Amistat German twins Josef and Jan Prasil, aka Amistat, earnt their performing stripes on the streets of Melbourne after relocating to Australia in 2013. They steadily built a name for themselves thanks to their honest storytelling and tight-knit harmonies. The brothers enjoyed support from influential radio […]

June's new music

#iSing: June’s new music

Check out new music from Oscar Jerome, Lisa Redford and Edith. Oscar Jerome South London’s Oscar Jerome is one of the new wave of musicians taking the capital’s jazz scene to exciting places, blending it with soul and funk and coming up with something shimmering and exuberant. Fresh from supporting Kamasi Washington on his UK […]

May's new music

#iSing: May’s new music

Check out new music from Eloise Viola, Brother Zulu and Jaki Nelson. Eloise Viola Despite a lifelong love of singing, Brighton-born Eloise Viola had plans for a career as a psychologist – but a meeting with US producer Brandon Friesen changed all that. Viola and Friesen were introduced by top vocal coach Stevie Lange (Lange […]

podcasts for singers

Three podcasts for singers

The explosion in podcasting is good news for singers looking for inspiration or motivation. Here are three podcasts worth listening to. Tape Notes This podcast lifts the lid on the different stages of the creative process by getting artists to explain the evolution of their music. Tape Notes host John Kennedy invites musicians to share […]

April's new music

#iSing: April’s new music

Check out new music from New York’s Lion Babe, Brighton’s Isabelle Brown and Cornish artist Bailey Tomkinson. Lion Babe New York funksters Lion Babe have honed their sound – a poppy blend of disco, neo-soul and R&B – by collaborating with some stellar artists in recent years. Pharrell Williams, Childish Gambino and Disclosure have all […]