Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique and singing

The Alexander Technique can help singers perform with freedom, confidence and creativity, writes Laura Long. Several years ago a friend and fellow singing teacher had some Alexander Technique lessons, and was astonished by the results they produced. Excited and curious by this, I took lessons myself and was immediately struck by the far-reaching possibilities of […]

Menopause and the singer

Menopause and the Singer

Vocal coach Rebecca Reid explores how Menopause affects the singing voice and the best ways to manage symptoms. It is widely accepted that the voice is a sensitive instrument, affected by ageing, allergies, infection and hormone fluctuations. Menopause, caused by deducing reproductive hormones, such as oestrogen and progestogen, is the natural female transition from reproductive […]