News Archive

Music Venues In Crisis According To BBC Report

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Sad news for singers all over the country. Jeff Horton, owner of London’s 100 Club has told the BBC the closure of venues up and down the country has left the nation’s live music scene ‘crisis’. A plethora of live venues across the UK have been forced to close their doors in recent years....

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Adele Gives Sneak Preview Of New Song Here

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

It’s been years since we heard her voice, but thankfully for all the broken-hearted – Adele is back. On Sunday night, during an otherwise routine commercial break, viewers of the U.K.’s The X Factor were treated to a preview of a new Adele song. Featuring sparse piano and painful lyrics,...

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Elvis Costello Talks About His Split From Wife

Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Musician Elvis Costello has revealed he broke the heart of his first wife after participating in a string of casual sexual encounters. Suggesting he took part in a high number of affairs after he became famous in the 1970s, it ultimately led to the destruction of his marriage. Costello, 61, who...

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Music Students At Chichester University – Thank You

Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Become A Music Teacher & My Singing Lessons would like to say a big thank you to all of the organisers and students that helped us out at the recruitment and careers...

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Scottish Ray Charles – Jim Diamond Passes Away Suddenly.

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

James “Jim” Diamond has died. He was a Scottish singer-songwriter, best known for his three Top 5 hits. The first was “I Won’t Let You Down”, “Should Have Known Better”, and “Hi, Ho Silver”, lead singer in the trio PhD, with Tony Hymas and Simon...

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Don’t Sign Your Singing Talents Away.

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

My Singing Lessons has been made aware of an increase of instances in which record companies and record producers attempt to persuade singers and musicians to sign unofficial and unregulated paperwork for contracts. In most cases this involves the musician in granting an all rights “buyout”...

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New Music Teacher Cooperative initative launched.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

The Musicians’ Union (MU) and Co-operatives UK were in Parliament on 7 September to launch an initiative aimed at creating more music teacher co-operatives. The ‘Altogether Now’ guide explains what a co-operative is and how it works, explores some of the key issues and challenges, and provides...

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Succeed in your singing teaching.

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

If you think that you are going to have a successful singing and teaching career because you have your songs on iTunes and some videos on YouTube, you are deeply mistaken. You need to do MUCH more. Getting “known” when there are millions of teachers striving for the same goal takes...

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Deaths of singers and musicians in September 2015.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Sadly we lost these talented people from the music world recently. Christopher Jackson, 67, Canadian musician, lung cancer. Jamie Prefontaine, 30, Canadian musician (Winnipeg’s Most). Ben Cauley, 67, American trumpet player and singer (The Bar-Kays). Franz Surges, 57, German composer and...

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