The True Purpose of Singing Lessons and Voice Coaching

What are singing lessons and voice coaching really all about? There’s a common misconception that singing lessons or voice training are only for people who want to be singers, or who intend to use their voice in a professional capacity, such as speakers, teachers, performers, storytellers, voice talents… In my …

MaryAnn Sings: “Everybody’s Changing” by Keane

This year has been one of uncertainty and change on a global scale, and thus affects each of us personally. Working from home, social distancing, wearing a mask everywhere we go, and having our freedom of worldwide suddenly reduced and restricted… all of these have had different implications for everyone, …

Three Misconceptions about the Singing Journey

We’re two months away to the end of 2020, how has your journey been this year? What has your progress been like in terms of your new year’s resolutions, the goals you had set out to achieve, and the dreams you intend to fulfil? One of my goals this year …

Discover a New YOU Through Singing!

In my early 20’s when I explored a career in acting for 1.5 years, one of my significant stage performances was part of the ensemble for a musical with the Singapore Repertory Theatre. As an ensemble cast, you play many different roles within the two-hour show, at times having only …

How Vocal Coaching Helped Me Become the Leader I Never Thought I Could Be

Ever since I was a child, I’ve always been very shy and fearful about speaking up in front of others. So it was a huge act of courage when in Primary 2, I raised my hand in class and nominated myself to be the class monitor.  When the time came …

A Song For All You Dreamers and Seekers

I’ve always been a dreamer, even as a child. I dreamt of adventures in faraway places, of journeys that never end, and of someday changing the world. One of my dreams is to be a traveling artist, to explore and experience as much of the world as I can, and …

How I Lost My Love For Singing and Found It Again

I fell in love with singing when I was 13, ever since my first secondary school music class. Previously in my primary school there had been one good music teacher, who always led the school in the National Anthem during assembly and other songs during school celebrations, but she was …