Singing in-person might be restricted, but we've sought out the BEST online singing experiences out there for you. From £10 upwards, here's a stocking jam filled with pressies suitable for vocalists of all ages, from beginners to professionals.
1. One to One online singing lessons (From £25-£450)
The Sing Space offers lesson with top UK Vocal Coaches, starting from £25 to £450 for packages of ten hours. All vouchers are valid for up to one year and come with a 'coach matching,' service to help you you find the perfect coach for you. Their coaches even offer to combine songwriting, or instrumentals in to the lessons. www.thesingspace.com
Suitable for all levels.
2. One Month in a Vocal Gym (£19.99)
What's a Vocal Gym you ask?
It's what's been missing from any singer's life until now! West End Vocal Coach, Rachel Lynes, offers daily guided singing work outs Mon-Fri 10.30am on Zoom. What's great is that these are all available on catch up and - for those who are nervous - you can have your video and sound off so you can watch as if it's a webinar.
Suitable for committed adult singers, from beginners to professionals.
Email now for a personalised voucher to the Vocal Gym or explore more here
3. A Vocal Straw ( £29.99)
This transformative technique for strengthening your voice appeared on our radar a while ago, backed by years of science and used by speech therapists and singing teachers across the world.
Yes, you can use any straw, but we love this one because of the options for diameter and length to target your singing practise. Also it's beautiful, and comes with a smancy little cleaning brush! The straw is designed by vocal coach and scientist, Oren Boder, who send instruction with every purchase.
Buy now here.
4. The Sing Space All Access - 40 hours of singing classes (£39.99)
An incredible opportunity to dip into 40 hours a month of online classes with some world leading coaches. This programme originated during lockdown to supports artists who have lost work due to covid and to reach singers who were unable to attend their usual classes. The schedule offers a brilliantly varied array of classes from Seminars, to Yoga for singers, to West End Fitness classes and even free 121 support. Email for a personalised voucher or explore more here
Suitable for singers from 16 and over.
5. USB Microphone (from £20-£200)
A great quality plug in an go microphone can turn anyone's computer into a home recording studio. We've asked our industry sound experts and were recommended the blue yet microphone for a fab budget option which you can buy here for £54.99.
Suitable for budding recording artists of all ages.
6. Lesson with a West End superstar and Oliver Award winner! £79.99
Support some of the UK's leading performers during and benefit from their years of expertise in select 121 mentoring. Currently mentor include West End stars, Cassidy Janson, Emma Hatton and Gina Beck. The Sing Space space also takes requests, so if you have a favourite artist, get in touch and they promise to try and arrange a lesson for you.
What's even better, is that when you book a recurring monthly slot, you get 40 hours of FREE classes with the Sing Space free (see above). Email here for more information.
Suitable for Musical Theatre Fans.
7. A vocal vibrator (from £10)
Yes, it's true... using a vibrator helps you sing better. Well at least that's what Vibrant voice technique claim. The technique was created by David Ley, Professor of Voice at the University of Alberta who suggests that using "external vibration (aka a vibrator) to help quickly and effectively enhance vocal resonance and reduce the muscle tension that can lead to vocal fatigue." Explore their suggested array of vibrators (to match any vocal frequency!) here
Suitable for adults!
8. This is a Voice (from £7.78)
This is a Voice is a practical toolkit of step-by-step vocal exercises to help speakers and singers of all abilities transform the quality of their voice. By Gillyanne Keyes and Jeremy Fisher, you'll find heaps of useful and well researched tips.
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9. West End fit (from £10)
Sing-a-long Musical Theatre Fitness classes, stop it!! Well, they aren't technically sing-a-long but, being on Zoom, you can sing as loud as you like and no one except your neighbours and family will hear. These classes are run by fitness expert and performer, Emily, with a playlist of the best Musical Theatre songs to get sweaty to.
Learn more here or email to book a one off class with a personalised voucher.
10. A Vocal Nebuliser £
Yes, an upgrade on the popular singer's mate, the steamer! Take a read here, about why this could be considered an uplift to any serious singer's first aid kit
As professional singers, we're not afraid to admit that this would make us very happy!!
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Rachel Lynes -vocal coach
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