Singer, Songwriter, Vocal Coach, Singing Help

Welcome to my site. It's filled with information about singing, harmonizing, performing, and singing lessons. There's also a lot of information about my artist CDs, songs and performances. As you wander through the site you'll find free singing tips and the occasional free download track from some of my instructional and artist CDs.
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  Here's my newest method for singers:
The Vocal Recovery Warmup
         
A gentle and easy vocal warmup and strengthening method for singers with tired, sick, dry, older, or weak voices.
 
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I'm probably trying to remember the lyrics right now. photography: Chuck Thompson

 

I had a great time singing backup for Brad Cole at the Bluebird Cafe 9/23/13      photography: Chuck Thompson

 

 

News

Need Christmas Caroling Help? 

We just added seven more songs to the song store on the Sing Hamonies App, including three more Christmas carols: "Deck the Halls", "O Holy Night", and "What Child is This? (Greensleeves)".  Plus, we've added 4-part versions of The Beach Boys' "I Get Around", The Beatles' "If I Fell", Bob Marley's "One Love", and the Erato version of "Call Your Girlfriend". More song info is here.

Sing Harmonies 2.0 is here! 

A way improved version of my Sing Harmonies app is now at the App Store: it has a better look, improved functionality, and we've added twelve new songs, available via in-app purchase. So far the most popular songs have been Amazing Grace, Rolling in the Deep, and Hallelujah. The least popular? Baby: sorry, Justin Bieber. The Sing Harmonies website has song arrangement info, keys, and more.

The Skype’s the Limit 

This last week I’ve Skyped singing lessons with singers in Knoxville, New York City, Buenos Aires, and on the other side of Nashville. Skype does have it’s limits. but I’ve worked out some very tricky technical problems and some pretty subtle delivery issues with singers who are far away. Plus, my dogs love it because they can be in my teaching room while I’m Skypeing. More info here

Chase Bryant Signs with Red Bow Records 

My very talented student Chase Bryant has signed a record deal with Red Bow Records. Chase has been working his tail off since he moved to Nashville a few years ago, and now the world will get to hear his awesome voice, guitar playing, and songs. Congrats, Chase, you earned it!

John Stoecker 

Rest in peace my beloved student and friend John Stoecker, who stayed full of enthusiasm for singing, songwriting and music as he fought a long hard battle with cancer. I will miss you so much, John. Let's all go sing a song in his honor-- he would love that.

My Students are Rocking! 

Some very talented singers are doing great things: Phoebe Elliot heads into the studio later this summer with the legendary producer Paul Worley. Hallie Long has the lead in the Nashville Children's Theater production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. Brad Cole's CD "Down the Line", co-produced with my husband Tom Manche, is in the top 20 on the Americana charts.
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