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How do singers protect their voices?

How do singers protect their voices?

Singers need to protect their voices, so they are very aware of the first signs that something might be amiss. Hoarse or raspy sounds, sore throats and not being able to hit their top notes can all indicate that they need to pay more attention to their voice. Misusing...

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Why should more men join a choir?

Why should more men join a choir?

When men are looking for a hobby or a lifestyle change, singing in a choir isn’t always the first thought that springs to mind, but it should be! There are so many great benefits for men when they get together with a group of like minded people to sing in a choir....

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Singing in a choir synchronises our heartbeats

Singing in a choir synchronises our heartbeats

Everyone who sings in a choir knows that singing together makes us feel better, but did you know that it actually synchronises our heartbeats? That’s an absolutely amazing piece of information! An article published in ‘Frontiers of Psychology’ found that since singing...

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Singing makes you happy!

Singing makes you happy!

Over the years, I have often heard people in our choir say that they're really tired and didn't want to come to choir practice and needed to talk themselves into coming. At the end of rehearsals however, they felt as if they were walking on air! How does singing make...

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Singing in a choir builds teamwork

Singing in a choir builds teamwork

Lots of people talk about teamwork and how we need to promote working together as a team in our jobs, particularly when working on projects. Some employers really push this concept and others not so much. But working together to achieve a single goal is something that...

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Does singing in a choir make you happy?

Does singing in a choir make you happy?

Whilst studies have already shown that singing in small groups makes you happy. No-one had really looked at the effects in large choirs. Well, a study in 2015 did just that and found that whilst singing in small groups might make you happy. Singing in large choirs...

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The Camelot Lounge – Marrickville 

The Camelot Lounge – Marrickville 

As a boutique music venue, the Camelot Lounge is right at the top of the list for most music aficionados. And since it’s just 15 minutes south-east of Sydney’s CBD, draws in everyone from near and far! What does the Camelot Lounge offer? The Camelot Lounge has been...

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What is singing therapy?

What is singing therapy?

Most of us love singing, even if we can’t hold a tune and only do it in the shower! Singing brings communities together and it can be something as simple as one person starting to sing at a BBQ – then everyone joins in. So you might be wondering if there is such a...

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Getting on top of stage fright

Getting on top of stage fright

Most people suffer from stage fright to some degree. Even if it means that they break out in a sweat when they need to stand up in front of people and give a speech. This might happen at work if you need to present a report to your team. Or if you are expected to give...

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Learning how to sing

Learning how to sing

Learning how to sing isn’t that difficult. Some people simply can’t sing, but for most of us, it just takes a little bit of work and a desire to express ourselves in song. If you are afraid to try or even too embarrassed to sing, here are a few tips that should set...

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