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Singing Lessons Online

A Library of Singing Courses, Singing Technique, Sight-Singing, Aural & Kodaly Solfège

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Pedagogy in Singing Lessons

Musicianship Skills at the Core

  • Ear, start with sound & solfège, sing in tune from the get-go.
  • Keys, perform famous songs
  • Harmonise,
  • use solfege to discover harmonies.
  • Technique, classical or pop, a vocal coach with experience.
  • Read & sight-read – unique method enhances musicianship.

1-1 Singing Support

Supporting the individual.

  • Holistic approach.
  • Bespoke courses at your request.
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Celebrity Singing Masterclasses

Making you a creative vocal artiste.

  • Celebrity masterclasses ‘give you that edge’.
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Why These Singing Lessons Online?

Detailed singing pedagogy from years of experience and collaboration with international names.

Holistic – in terms of technique and repertoire. Work with your body to produce your natural best.

Digital magazines with integrated tutorial videos break tasks into readily comprehensible steps.

Core technique: singer’s posture, breathing, vocal range, tongue exercises, natural resonance, and tonal variety. Learn to sing in tune well, develop professional technique, discover harmonies, create runs and improvise.

Excellence at Affordable Prices – imagine what you would pay for the best singing lessons in person.

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What Singing Courses
Are There?

Enhance your vocal journey today! Singing courses that refine tuning, develop harmony singing, vocal technique, sight-singing and all-around musicianship.

From the No More Auto-Tune Pop Vocals series to professional ear training, to masterclasses with singers at an international level – it’s all here for you.

Pop Singing Courses
("No More Autotune" Series)

Build technique, tuning, harmony and improvisation through famous melody snippets

Kodaly based Musicianship and Aural Training:

Sight-Singing & Aural Using Modern Pop/Rock & Classical Tunes

Professional Singing Technique in the Masterclasses

Learn with international level singers and gain technique that you won't find elsewhere

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Pop Singing Courses:
No More Auto-Tune

This series is inspired by the Kodaly approach, starting with pentatonic melodies, adding harmonies, studying vocal technique, learning how to sing runs, developing the blues scale, major scales, natural minor and much more.

Rockin' All Over the World
(Status Quo)

Beginning refined ear training, initial routes into solfege focusing on So-Mi-La, improvisation and starting vocal technique.

Lost Boy
(Ruth B)

Expansion breathing technique, raised soft palate to enhance resonance, simple pitch dictation sound-to-symbol, more harmony vocals.

Baby
(Justin Bieber)

Pitch range work out, inner hearing, breathing exercise, resonant exercises and harmony exercises all on this classic 2010 hit.

Marry You
(Bruno Mars)

Extended Pentatonic Scale, enhanced breath expansion, voiced pitched fricatives, inner hearing, harmony in 3rds.

Can't Stop the Feeling
(Justin Timberlake)

Structured sight-singing, larynx flexibility, initial upper notes, lower neighbour notes, harmony linked to chords, harmony in 4ths.

Don't Start Now
(Dua Lipa)

Natural minor incorporating Ti and Fa, further larynx flexibility, navigating high/low range, Major sixths and octaves, pedal note harmony.

Wellerman
(Sea Shanty)

Natural minor including skipping thirds, glissandi, glissandi vowels, abdominal support, octave work out and homophonic harmony.

Good 4 U
(Olivia Rodrigo)

Passing notes, chord notes, larynx agility, perfect 5ths & Maj 6ths, call & response improv, layered homophonic harmony.

Turning Tables
(Adele)

Natural Minor Scale, Initial Vibrato, Minor 7ths Work Out, Call & Response Improv, Harmonising a 3rd Below

This Love
(Maroon 5)

Altering So to Si, using Mi and Me, bluesy work out, diatonic scale versus chromatic notes, harmonise a 3rd below

Proud Mary
(Credence Clearwater)

Originally Creedence Clearwater, then Tina Turner, Elvis & Beyonce. Major-minor chords, maj-min 3rds, min-dim chords, blues squeeze, harmonies

Everybody Needs Somebody
(Blues Brothers)

b3, b5, b7 (me, se and te) blues notes, call and response, comparing versions of songs, bending notes, faster improvisation.

Great Balls of Fire
(Jerry Lee Lewis)

Rock ‘n Roll, Hill Billy, Blues Scale, b3, b5, b7 blues notes, root-3rd-5th-7th harmonies, improvisation

Crocodile Rock
(Elton John)

Elton John, Pentatonic, Blues b3, b5, b7, Leaps to and from Re, New Do (Modulation/Secondary Dominant), Si

I'm Not the Only One
(Sam Smith)

Sam Smith, Pentatonic, Major, Harmonising 3rd & 4th Below, Diphthongs, Inner Ear Activities, Appoggiaturas, Triple Falls, Pentatonic Runs, Low Notes

Pentatonic Runs inspired by Roar
(Method)

The “Roar” to Success Method (inspired by Katy Perry)

Pentatonic Runs: The Famous Five Work Out

Pentatonic Scales Work Out with Beyonce examples and Avicii “Hey Brother”

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Kodaly Inspired
Solfege Courses

These are focused specifically on ear training, from exam sight-singing leading right up to diploma level.  Unlike traditional Kodaly Method courses, they don’t use tunes designed for 4-11 year olds, but rather more mature rock-pop and classical melodic snippets.

1. Ear Training – training your ear, sing in tune with musicianship.

Learn your Do-Re-Mi:
Introduction to Solfege

Learning the different pitches and hand-signs and refining your ear

Practice Do-Re-Mi with Famous Pop Songs:
Consolidating Pitches

Using snippets of famous pop/rock tunes to reinforce your learning.

Decorate your tunes and become your own Beyonce:

Melodic Embellishments

The “Oh When the Saints” Method.

Apply appoggiaturas, turns and ornaments to a famous fun tune!

Train yourself to be able to sing a Gospel style counter-melody over the top of the main tune:

Counterpoint (Weaving one tune on top of another)

Taking familiar tunes and increasing your ability to cope with two things at once. Canons with immense fun!

Chords & Harmonies:

The Twinkle Twinkle method to Harmonic Success

Stack notes on top of each other!

Chords & Cadences up to A Level, Undergraduate and Diploma Level. Even those dreaded Augmented 6ths!

Modulation (Changing Key):

The Popular Bus Route from A to B

Popular snippets take you to another key vocally, fab for Sight-Singing.

 Dominant, Subdominant, Relative Minor and Supertonic Minor on this journey!

Modulation 2: Real World Bus Journeys

Use Popular Tunes applied to Classical Song.  Simple steps allow you to analyse real world examples from Pop to Musicals to Classical.

Perfect for Grade 8 and Diplomas.

2.  Ear Training with Written Notes & Sight-Singing

From Do-Re-Mi Solfege to Treble Clef

Taking what you’ve learned by ear and connecting it to what it looks like on the treble clef.  Still using our famous popular melodic snippets.

From Do-Re-Mi Solfege to Bass Clef

Taking what you’ve learned by ear and connecting it to what it looks like on the bass clef.  Still using our famous popular melodic snippets.

Sight-Singing Treble Clef

Now taking our famous popular melodic snippets and using techniques to help us sight-sing tunes that we haven’t seen before in treble clef.

Sight-Singing Bass Clef

Now taking our famous popular melodic snippets and using techniques to help us sight-sing tunes that we haven’t seen before in bass clef.

Grade 1 ABRSM Sight-Singing

Applying what we have learned using the ABRSM Grade 1 Sight-Singing criteria.

Grade 2 ABRSM Sight-Singing

Applying what we have learned using the ABRSM Grade 1 Sight-Singing criteria.

Singing Lessons Online

What do Professional Singing Lesson Teachers think?

Play Video about Vocal Coach Review

Pop Pentatonic Runs Course Review by Nashville Vocal Coach, Susan Anders.

Play Video about Singing Teacher Review

Sight-Singing Course and Solfege Course Reviews by Deborah Catterall, former Co-Director National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Singing Teacher at the Royal Northern College of Music

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What do our Online Singing Lessons Students Say?

Absolutely brilliant! You have really mastered these Robin! Definitely onto something.

Robin’s online music tutorials are fantastic for both myself and my children. Having access to the tutorials online is a great idea, especially when you are busy and unable to commit to specific times for formal music lessons. The tutorials are informative and are often based on modern songs -to keep you engaged. I would highly recommend these to anyone to both adults and children. Great value for money considering the brilliant content and expertise of Robin. Lucy

I love the graphics and the videos are awesome! There’s so much in it. All relevant, educational and really helpful. It’s like having 3 months of lessons in one course. I love it! Thank you so much for putting it all together! Susan

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