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Choral Conducting

Ralph Allwood MBE:

Conducting with Love & Joy10 Pro Strategies to Start Your Sight-Singing Journey

Suzi Digby OBE:

Advanced Choral Directing Inspiring & Engaging Inexperienced or Reluctant Singers

Gospel, Pop, Musical Theatre & Folk Singing

Marsha Morrison:

Pop & Gospel Singing Technique, Runs & Decoration Same song, different styles

Tom Powell:

Singing With Style, Put Your Own Spin on It Bring Out the Text (using: Stanislavski Method)

Amelia Coburn:

Award winning folk singer with Don't Fluke the Uke with I-vi-IV-V songs (C Am F G) Songwriting Sensitive Expression Techniques for Pop & Folk Vocalists

Classical Singing Technique & Performance Anxiety

Dr Robin Harrison

FRSA Advanced Holistic Singing Technique Courses

Dr Quinn Patrick Ankrum:

Body Mapping (The Art of Movement for Musicians, beyond the Alexander Technique)

Deborah Caterall

Alexander Technique and Holistic Singing - Laying Perfect Foundations

Daniel KR: Pro

Performance Anxiety Management Strategies

Our Pop Masterclass Collaborators have performed with….

James Morrison
Mel C
Michael Jackson
Whitney Houston
Lisa Stansfield
Ellie Goulding
Pixie Lott
Will Young
The Jacksons
Alexandra Burke
West Life
Celine Dion
Joss Stone
Simply Red
Robbie Wiliams
Beverley Knight
and so many more.


The Ralph Allwood MBE
Conducting & Sight-Singing

Ralph is a world-renowned choral conductor having been Director of Music at Eton College for 26 years, leads the Rodolfus Foundation and is published by many including Novello as co-author of their sight-singing method.  He gives us the most amazing tips and insights that you simply will not find anywhere else.

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Conducting with Love and Joy

This course is an 8 week self-study pre-recorded programme with learning objectives and tasks for you to use with your choirs.  It will create a deep-dive into choral conducting.  It will not only improve the music that you and your choir create, but it will also enhance your relationship and bond.  It will also enhance the relationship between your choir and their listeners.

This conducting masterclass course will cover the following areas:

  • Laying the Foundations, Join In
  • The Figure of 8
  • The Breath
  • Text and Communication
  • 3 and 4 Beats Per Bar
  • Expression & Subtle Gestures
  • Reading Ahead
  • Final Consonants
  • Conducting without Conducting, A Lesson for Leadership

10 Pro Strategies to Start Your Sight-Singing Journey

This course will take you from having no idea about sight-singing to having the tools to progress at home.

Digital interactive scores provide a range of modern tasks that allow you to enhance your skills in a way that you couldn’t achieve simply by working alone.

  • Introduction and Notation
  • Pro Tip 1: Sing Back 5 & Pitch Recall
  • Pro Tip 2: Next Note Game
  • Pro Tip 3: Inner Hearing and First Skips
  • Pro Tip 4: Next Note Game Extended
  • Pro-Tip 5: Step v Leap
    Application to a simple song
  • Pro-Tip 6: Larger Leaps, Play Countdown
  • Simple Song, Phrase 2
  • Pro-Tip 7: The Arrival Strategy
  • Pro-Tip 8: The Support En Route Strategy
  • Pro-Tip 9: I Can Do It! How Far Can I Read Ahead?
  • Pro-Tip 10: Ha! I made a mistake?


Suzi Digby OBE
Advanced Choral Directing
& "Inspiring and Engaging"

Suzi Digby is a British choral director of the greatest repute and respected as an astonishing music educator. She has the ability to connect with people around her, inspire them incredibly, and then, with kindness and love, she demands and achieves excellence from all that have the honour to work with her. Suzi began singing at the age of 3.

She talks about the greatest live experiences in her career from Beirut to Soweto, to conducting a scratch youth Messiah in the Royal Albert Hall with 2000 young singers. Her final pearl of wisdom? “Keep your ego out. You have to be true to yourself and have enough self-esteem that you can be vulnerable and authentic. If you essentially don’t love people, there’s a problem and that will always seep out.”

She is a visiting professor at the University of Southern California for Choral Studies. She has presented for BBC Wales on “BBC Cardiff Singer of the World” competition and has adjudicated for the BBC’s “Last Choir Standing”. She is a past president of ISM and former Acting Music Director for Queen’s College, Cambridge. Venues that she has conducted are numerous and very significant: The Royal Albert Hall, St Martin in the Fields, King’s College Cambridge, Glastonbury main stage, Hyde Park, O2 and many besides. Orchestras that have performed under her direction include the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Mozart Players, English Concert Orchestra, Brandenburg Festival Orchestra and more. She was the official conductor for the Rolling Stones.

Photo credit: Fran Marshall of Marshall Light Studios

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Advanced Choral Directing

This course gives you an in-depth insight into Suzi’s philosophy that has made her the highly respected and renowned choral director for advanced ensembles that she is.  She also gives you top tricks of the trade that she has developed over years, access to her toolkit that will lead your choir to become an ensemble that are incredibly responsive to each other, and you, and that will help them develop a wonderful range of vocal tone.  Most importantly, your choir will listen like they never have before.

This conducting masterclass course will cover the following areas:

  • Suzi’s Philosophy
  • Repertoire
  • Rehearsal Objectives
  • Suzi’s Toolkit
  • Introduction to Score Preparation
  • Rehearsal Techniques
  • Listening Games
  • Gesture (Prepare Your Left Hand) & Leave Your Singers Pliable
  • Preparing Your Right Hand

Inspiring and Engaging
Inexperienced or Reluctant Singers

Suzi has trained every kind of choir, singer and ensemble that you can imagine.  Whether you have pre-puberty aged children, teenagers, or adults in a choral society, she has faced every single challenge, handles it with diplomacy and knows all the tools to gain the best from everyone before her.  She identifies the weakest person almost immediately and she aims to have everyone singing with at least 3 parts within 30 minutes.  How, you ask?  Take a look and see!

This masterclass course includes a perfect balance between philosophy and actual tasks for you to implement.  All ages are considered, but the content within each group is just as appropriate for the classroom as it is for the choral society.

  • Pre-Puberty
  • Where to Start in Early Sessions
  • Singers with Limited Pitch Range
  • Starting Teenagers Off
  • Adults Who Need a Helping Hand
  • The Performance


The Marsha Morrison Singing Course Masterclasses

Marsha B Morrison creates the first Maestro Online Celebrity Singing Masterclass Courses.

Marsha is a dynamic performer, conductor, arranger and coach with a diverse and eclectic background that includes pop, reggae and gospel. She leads workshops across the stage, TV, commercials, radio, tours, studio recordings and more.  Stunningly, she has credits with phenomenal names such as Stormzy.

An Interview with Marsha

Marsha, who had a mum who was a singer and a dad who was a DJ, talks about her life from her church beginnings, through to psychotherapy and blossoming into the astonishing musician that she now is.

Marsha’s key message is “embrace your own voice”.

She gives some wonderful tips for pregnant women and singing too.

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What is My Voice?

Marsha rebuilt her technique from scratch several years ago. She sheds preconceptions of what we should think or do.

  1. Accessing High Notes: The Larynx Tilting Cat

  2. Core Support: Beep Beep

  3. Head Voice & The Soft Palate: The Owl

  4. Breathe & Elongate: Hanging with Marsha

  5. Breath Strength: Learn from Babies

Exploring Vocal Tone

  1. Registers & Chest Plate: Embody a King

  2. Swoop to Head: Anchored Swooping Sirens

  3. Register Joins: Amazing Grace

  4. Raise the Palate: Sing-ee Caves

  5. Raw Emotions: Instinctive Colour

  6. Emotions in Text: Amazing Grace

  7. Emotions in Register: Mix, Chest, Head, Head Power, Twang – I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Vocal Embellishments and Runs

  1. Decorating Melodies

  2. Neighbour Notes: Step out, step back

  3. Triple Falls: A quick 3 step

  4. Pentatonic: Beauty

  5. Minor 3rd Blues: Heart tugging

  6. Head Flips: A Ray of Light

  7. Elaborate Runs: Out at the Gym!

  8. Scores and Exclusive Solos

Same Song, Different Styles

How do professional singers sing the same song differently for different occasions?

Try “One Love” by Bob Marley in 3 different ways.

Style 1: Community Support (lower larynx)

Style 2: Party (higher larynx, brighter sounds)

Style 3: TV Charity Appeal (change within vowels)


Singing With Style -
Put Your Own Spin on It!
by Tom Powell
(using: Stanislavski Method)

Tom is a singer who has supported, on tour, the likes of Olly Murs, Amelia Lily, and Diana Vickers. He also works with Cat Stevens (Wild World, Father and Son) and Labi Siffre (Something Inside So Strong, It Must Be Love etc.)

He has performed extensively in Musical Theatre. As a Classical Singer, he has sung with the fabulous Gabrieli Consort alongside a wealth of other great choirs and even worked in connection with Royal Opera House projects.

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An Interview with Tom

Tom has sung with Olly Murs, Labi Siffre, Amelia Lily, Diana Vickers, Black, & Others.

Discover Tom’s journey from singing classically in a choir, to singing in pubs and clubs at the age of 15, studying Musical Theatre and eventually joining the likes of Olly Murs and Cat Stevens.

From Text to Song

Applying the techniques of Russian genius Stanislavski to singing.

Take text, divide it into units, intentions and objectives. Explore consonants, emotions, meaning and subtext to create your own personal stylisation of every line.

1. Emotion

2. The Importance of Consonants

3. Essential Warm Ups

4. Stanislavski & Intentions, Pop: Dance with Me Tonight

5. Musical Theatre: On My Own

6. Same melody, transformed emotions: Being Alive

7. Transformations: On My Own

8. Song Strategy

Songs touched upon within this course:

Good for You, Olivia Rodrigo

Dance with Me Tonight, Olly Murs

On My Own, Les Miserables

Staying Alive, Company

Roar, Katy Perry

See You Again, Charlie Puth & Wiz Khalifa

Texture & Timbre

One Note, Many Emotions

One Line, Many Intentions

Drawing Inflection from Harmony

Vocal Tone: Sotto Voce

Vocal Tone: Sarcasm

Breath Matching Intention

Song Strategy, Onsets, Front/Back inhalation


Ukulele, Pop and Folk Vocals
by Amelia Coburn

Amelia is an award winning folk singer from Teesside, UK. She constantly tours the UK and abroad as a folk singer, although she is hugely influenced by jazz and a range of pop-rock bands. 

She rapidly become a song writer as well as singer.  Her first song led her to be a semi-finalist in the BBC Young Folk Awards (2017). Amelia participated in workshops with Nancy Kerr (who gained 2015 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards “Folk Singer of the Year”) and James Fagan (Australian born folk musician famed for his Irish Bouzooki playing, who married Nancy and they won BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ‘Best Duo’ in both 2003 and 2011, as well as forming the “Sweet Visitor Band”). As a finalist in the awards, Amelia’s song was released on the folk awards album.

Since then, Amelia has become a full time singer, touring all over Europe including Berlin, France, Finland, Prague, Austria, Mexico, Russia and is continually getting more invites.

She has had several favourite moments in her career, particularly when she has been invited to support bands and singers that she has grown up admiring such as Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel (British Glam Rock band from the early 1970s). She also recalls being selected for the English Folk Expo Artist Mentor Programme 2021-2022, performing at Cambridge Folk Festival, Focus Wales and many other key folk events, as well as having her songs performed on BBC Radio 6, BBC Radio 2, RTE1 in Ireland, and winning UKE Magazines best newcomer.

Amelia has mainly been a live performer, but has recently completed recording her first album with Bill Ryder-Jones (English songwriter and producer who has worked with the likes of The Arctic Monkeys and Paloma Faith).

Amelia’s Uke and Vocal Masterclasses are so relaxed and supportive.  There’s plenty of her actually singing in these masterclasses.  She is an absolutely joy to listen to both as a singer and as a person.

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Don't Fluke the Uke!

A popular songs course using the I-vi-IV-V chords

  1. Hold and Tune
  2. The C Major Chord
  3. How Many Patterns?
  4. Am, F and G7 Chords
  5. Changing Chord Strategies
  6. Blue Moon (Frank Sinatra)
  7. I Like the Flowers (Folk)
  8. Same Chords, Different Song:


    All I have to do is Dream (Everley Brothers),

    I Will Always Love You (Dolly Parton/Whitney Houston), 

    Stand by Me (Ben E King), 

    My Girl (The Temptations).

    Baby (Justin Bieber).

    All I have to do is Dream (Everley Brothers)

  9. Same Chords, Different Order:


    If I Were a Boy (Beyoncé),  

    Read All About It (Emeli Sandé)

  10. Singing and Playing, Performance Anxiety
  11. Appendix, Exploring Other Songs

Songwriting for Beginners

Amelia’s experience in the folk world has grown extraordinarily in a very short time; there is no doubt that she is an artist that is here to stay for many decades to come.  What you will gain from this course is a mixture of wisdom that can only be gained from experience and strategies that you can instantly implement to make a difference with your own music.

Amelia uses her own songs to demonstrate key points, as well as referencing famous pop songs, both classics and current.

  1. Creative Juices: Get Going with Chords & Rhythm
  2. Plan Your Structure
  3. Story Telling (Verse 1)
  4. The Musician’s Sketch Book
  5. Choruses, Chord Progressions & Textures
  6. Bridges & Middle 8s
  7. Quiet Time
  8. Hook Lines
  9. Intro and Outro
  10. Stop Time
  11. Varied Repetition
  12. The Full Performance

Sensitive Expression Techniques for Pop & Folk Vocalists

Amelia’s vocal quality is some of the most sensitive that I have ever known.  Her attention to detail and connection between her feelings, soul and the end performance are second to none.  If you want to take your artistic interpretation to the next level and not just be a copy of another singer that you admire, then this course is definitely for you.

Amelia uses her own songs to demonstrate key points, as well as referencing famous pop songs, both classics and current.

  1. Really Be You!
  2. Communicating Sadness
  3. Emotional Breath
  4. Yodel Cry
  5. Emotional Journeys & Transitions
  6. Vowels for Sensitivity
  7. Dynamics and Belting with Softness
  8. Vibrato and Warmth
  9. Word Painting & Natural Word Sounds
  10. Variety in Repetition
  11. Backphrasing
  12. Varying Future Performances & Keys
  13. Your Vocal USPS
  14. Bends & Scoops
  15. Ornament: Neighbour Notes, Triple Falls and Appoggiaturas
  16. A Detailed Performance


Singing With Style -
Put Your Own Spin on It!
by Tom Powell
(using: Stanislavski Method)

Tom is a singer who has supported, on tour, the likes of Olly Murs, Amelia Lily, and Diana Vickers. He also works with Cat Stevens (Wild World, Father and Son) and Labi Siffre (Something Inside So Strong, It Must Be Love etc.)

He has performed extensively in Musical Theatre. As a Classical Singer, he has sung with the fabulous Gabrieli Consort alongside a wealth of other great choirs and even worked in connection with Royal Opera House projects.


Alexander Technique and Holistic Singing -
Laying Perfect Foundations

The Foundations of Stunning Vocal Technique by Deborah Catterall

Deborah is an absolute legend who formerly directed the National Youth Choir of Great Britain for many years and in 2005 was invited to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen in honour of her contribution to the British music industry. She is renowned as a performer for her Early Music vocal specialism. She has a very holistic approach and works with singers of all ages, styles and stages. She is one of the finest vocalist specialists in the UK.

Posture and the Alexander Technique

singing masterclasses

Deborah takes you through three seemingly simple areas that will change your singing for life:

(1) Posture

(2) Breath

(3) The Jaw

Deborah’s teaching with her most advanced pupils as well as her new starters always focuses on posture, “space” and release of tension.

You are guaranteed to have the “feel-good” factor at the end of these courses!

Creating Resonant Sounds

Now your posture is correct and all your tensions are released, it is time to create sound.

When you have your body in alignment then your natural voice really “resonates”. The natural vibrations in your body enable you to produce your very best tone.

  1. Grounding tone and high notes.

  2. Freeing your vocal cords.

  3. Rounding your vowels.

  4. Springing your consonants.

Polish Your Song

Deborah, opens up your natural voice to ensure that you always sound your best. There is no ‘copying other singers’ here, but rather enabling you to be the very best of yourself.

Deborah shows you how to apply techniques to your songs so that they all become “yours” with your expression and not copies of others.

1. Revisit Stance

2. Extending Making Sound & Simple Scales

3. Breath and Performance Anxiety

(Linden Lea, Vaughan Williams)

4. Legato Vowels

5. Expression, Comparing Different Versions


Body Mapping -
Dr Quinn Patrick Ankrum

Body Mapping develops out of Alexander technique, but also incorporates movement, finding ease in your body through self-direction.

It’s related to neuro-science. The first objective is to gain awareness, so you may work to ensure that your brain’s map of your body is correct.

The motto of the Association of Body Mapping Educators is “Joyful music making without limitation”. As musicians, we repeatedly perform similar physical activities. The aim of Body Mapping experts is to help people to move well so that their movements don’t result in injuries over time. This also enables them to perform freely and expressively. 

Dr Quinn Patrick Ankrum of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music is one of about 100 Licensed Body Mapping Educators. Body Mapping, created by Barbara and Bill Conable, evolved out of the Alexander Technique. It’s a wonderful concept and method that can really unlock a musician’s potential where practice alone cannot.

Having learned about Alexander Technique in 1998, Quinn discovered Body Mapping in 2008 and turned to this. The objective isn’t just to remove pain, but to become more freely expressive with healthy technique.

Quinn has sung with opera companies and orchestras throughout the United States, as well as with the National Orchestra of Mexico in Mexico City. Highlights of her career include experiences in the opera house, on the concert stage, and in recital.

She has been a finalist and winner in numerous regional and national competitions, including the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Rocky Mountain Region) and the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Awards competition (2nd place winner, 2006). Before moving to Cincinnati to join the Voice Faculty of the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati (CCM) in 2017, she served on the faculties of the State University of New York at Fredonia, Nazareth College (Rochester, New York) and Texas Tech University (Lubbock).

She currently serves as Associate Professor of Voice at CCM, where she maintains a studio of undergraduate and graduate students studying both Classical and Musical Theatre techniques. In addition, she provides coaching for vocal chamber music and teaches classes in Body Mapping and Mind-Body practices. 

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An Introduction to Body Mapping
for Singers and Musicians

Quinn’s course will give you a new sense of awareness and balance that allows your body to move freely.  It is your journey to a greater pain-free movement with a wonderful freedom of expression.

The course will cover these key points:

  1. Introduction to Body Mapping
  2. The 6th Sense
  3. Awareness V Hyperfocussing
  4. Learn Dynamic Balance and Keep Your Kinaesthesia Alive
  5. Where is Your Spine?
  6. What is Your Spine Shape Like?
  7. Hips or Waist?
  8. Sitting in Dynamic Balance and Micro Movements

This course has been created in collaboration with Dr Quinn Patrick Ankrum who is one of around 100 licensed Body Mapping educators globally.  She is available via her own website for further 1-1 study.  She has a passion for Musicians’ Health and Wellness, and wants to connect with you to help you discover joyful expression in your music-making!

This course has also been created in collaboration with the Association for Body Mapping Education, who teach the art of movement in music.  All images used in this course are thanks to their kind permission.  They may not be reproduced anywhere.


Advanced Holistic Singing
Technique Courses

Dr Robin Harrison has had numerous students win national competitions, perform on the West End Stage, top the charts and much more.

Singer's Tone 1: Posture Exercises

Sinking Flesh

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Initial Spirals

Pointy Feet and Hoola-Hoop

Neck Release; Float those Ribs

The Jaw

Singer’s Tone 2: Breathing Exercises

Relaxation: The Buddhist Breath 

The Buddhist Power Work Out 1 

The Monkey Ballerina 

Surprise Yah Breath: Power Work Out 2 

Combined Breath (The Surprised Buddhist!):

Power Work Out 3 

Stretch That Tongue: Work Out 4 

Superman/Woman: Work Out 5 

Singer’s Tone 3: Advanced Singing Technique

Freely Opening Initial Sounds (Sigh it Out) 

Find my Range (Rolling Around) 

Connecting the Tummy with Sound (Fricatives) 

Enhancing Tone 1 (Lower that Larynx) 

Enhancing Tone 2  (Lifting the Palate) 

Enhancing Tone 3 (Width not Height) 

Loud & Soft (Ha! Air Speed)   

The Gloopy Larynx (Sliding About) 

Let it Ring (Bone Bells!) 

From One Vowel To Another (Matching Tone) 

High Notes (Back to Wall) 

Note Onsets (Glottal, Creak, Mid, Open) 

Note Endings (Breathy, Glottal, Fall, Flip) 

Pop the Consonants (Word Looping)


The Daniel KR
Performance Anxiety

Daniel has performed on some of the world’s biggest stages and now realises that there’s so much more to being a great performer than just his voice.  He is now a highly qualified, experience performance anxiety coach, ensuring that peoples bodies and minds, confidence in their lives and in themselves are all at an optimum.  

His clients include My clients have included Classical Brit nominees, famous actors and stars of the West End and opera stages. 

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Things You Can Do Right Now

In this course Daniel gives you immediate, easy short-term strategies that you can apply straight away to reduce your levels of anxiety.

His calm manner, clear explanations at straight-forward tasks can be used by people of all ages and even in choir, band or orchestra rehearsals.  

Let's Evolve (Long Term Strategies)

Here Daniel takes us to the next level.  Just as an olympic athlete prepares his/her mind as part of their training for their big race, musicians can also train themselves as part of their daily practice.

Join Daniel on a journey in which you will embrace your inner self and become the best that you can be.

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