Here are a few pointers that we have found that may help to improve your singing.
Below are pointers that maybe of help to both new and experienced singers. We do need to remind you that we are not responsible for external content, and do not ourselves make any recommendations, and cannot be held responsible for any transactions between yourselves and any persons\organisations below.
We suggest that you also try searching the internet with phrases like "choral music reading tutorial" and "learn to be a better singer".
Resources created by our Music Director Philip Norman
He has also created Pitching Exercises for all voices that are helpful for singers, especially those who are not confident in their abilities. For best results use these exercises regularly. The can be found here at www.pnms.co.uk/questors/pitching
Learning to Sing
Here is a guide to the basics of learning to sing.... bbc.co.uk/sing/learning/ (link is external)
The Choral Line, choraline.com (link is external), also has a lot of self-help material as well as resources for purchase
There is an on-line keyboard to help with tuning virtualpiano.net/ (link is external)
In 2015 choralpractice.com (link is external) sent us news of their free app to help with practice but this is untested by us
Just learning the squiggles on sheet music for some can be daunting. Here are a couple of links that might help. Some useful information even for those who know some of it.
Musicnotes has some useful help in reading music at www.musicnotes.com/blog/2014/04/11/how-to-read-sheet-music/ (link is external)
You could also check out http://www.easyeartraining.com/learn/how-to-start-sight-reading-music-in-choir/ (link is external)
Here are details of some singing teachers who have been recommended by our members.
|Lydia Marchione||www.lydiamarchione.com/teaching||Recommended by a couple of our members|
|Catharine Robinson||www.selectideas.co.uk/robinson||Previously recommended by a member of the choir|
|Amy Lawton||www.amylawton.com||Recommended by one of our Basses|
If you know or, better still, can recommend any further information for this page then please do not hesitate to inform a member of the committee.