My Evolution as a Voice Coach

10 April 2024

Looking back at when I started working with celebrants and trainee celebrants, it seems like aeons ago; and, in comparison to now, I was like a one-cell amoeba floating around in a primordial celebrant soup. Recently I put up a blog about how it’s possible to have your eyes opened to new methods and thoughts […]

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For The Love Of Mic

12 March 2024

I’ve been using microphones professionally in different contexts since my mid-twenties, and it’s safe to say that I love them. That love goes hand in hand with my passion of anything to do with voice – speaking and singing. I’ll write more about voice from time to time, but this one’s about the use of […]

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Why the L? Why the L not!

2 January 2024

I’ve been doing this voice-training thing for an L of a long time, but I’m proud to say that I haven’t thrown my L plates away. I’m always open to learning new skills and ideas, and I’m delighted when I do. I can think of several things that I’ve acquired or worked out for myself […]

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What I Really Like Doing

28 November 2023

I love my job. Well, jobs, really! I’ve been mad keen on singing since I was a teenager – but that’s for another day. I’m also a voice coach, specialising in working with celebrants and celebrants in training. I have a heck of a lot of suggestions to offer which can help you to considerably […]

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Knowing What You Don’t Know

15 November 2023

As a celebrant, you might think that you know all you need to know. You’re clear about what you don’t know, and you don’t need that information or those skills. But there might be things that you just aren’t aware of – either because you’ve never thought of them, or they’ve never been pointed out […]

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Want to be an Even Better Celebrant?

3 June 2023

Because I’m passionate about helping people develop their voices and their communication and presentation skills, I love sharing my knowledge and experience with celebrants in training, and working celebrants. I have two aims: for each person I work with: to have a pleasant-sounding voice; and the ability to speak to an audience/congregation/gathering of people in […]

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