Karine Polwart on folk music

Karine Polwart on the power of folk music

Singer Karine Polwart talks about songwriting, collaboration and why folk music helps her face the world. Scottish folk singer Karine Polwart is best known for crafting songs brimming with political and emotional resonance. Whether it’s Trump, feminism or genocide, there’s no issue she won’t tackle in her music. But for her latest project the six-time […]

Mary King: The power of posture and good singing technique

Distinguished vocal coach Mary King believes there’s no substitute for hard work, good posture and great technique. She’s worked across classical, jazz, musical theatre and contemporary genres at top institutions such as the Royal Academy of Music, Glyndbourne and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. She’s also a writer and broadcaster and regular consultant […]