Like most of us, I take time off at Christmas to be with family and friends. I believe that it is important to take time to reflect and having done so, I realise that this year, 2019, has been one of the most successful of my life. January The year started quietly for […]
Laura Spencer BA (Hons), LLCM, LTCL Having trained professionally at the London College of Music and Trinity College London, Laura has taught singing for over a decade. In addition to her teaching commitments her involvements have included numerous recording sessions in the UK and Los Angeles and she has performed at prestigious venues all over
I took this feature photo of this couple on a working lunch during a recent business trip to France. It inspired me and it forced me to ask myself this question – where are you working today? Working for myself comes with risks. So why not enjoy the journey? I’ve never been one to work
Frustration noun 1. the feeling of being upset or annoyed as a result of being unable to change or achieve something. 2. the prevention of the progress, success, or fulfilment of something. If either of both of these definitions are pertinent to you, try embracing your frustration rather than allowing yourself to be overcome by
The eternal question for anyone in the arts: How do I know that I’ve made it? Creative people are truly a special group. They balance their creative mind “rushes” with the need to make a living and in many cases, creative people suffer from crippling self doubt and can often lose valuable time trying to
Let’s catch up at Musik Messe 2015! Each year the world’s music manufacturing industry descends on Frankfurt, Germany for one of it’s annual trade shows, the Musik Messe. This is the 12 successive year that I have attended. The event is full of memories and dreams and this year sets to be better than ever!
A new way to learn music on the iPad and iPhone Learning music is about more than just listening. Today’s musicians need to read, feel and understand the music they are producing. In 2013, Paul Hose and business partner, Austin Rathe set about launching their own interactive application platform. Based around our revolutionary “Touch the
MLC-Academy Marseille – our very own French Connection The brainchild of Paul Hose and Rob Hirons, MLC-Academy Marseille offers both courses and diplomas in Music and in English Language. Since it’s launch in 2012, MLC-Academy Marseille has gone from strength-to-strength as students study bass, drums, guitar, keys and vocals – all geared up for their