“Ordinary Woman” -Nelly White Band

In a week that saw the 100th anniversary of 'ordinary' women (or at least, some of them!) winning the right to vote in the UK, we've been playing a particular album all week in the office, going by the title of  Ordinary Woman. Ordinary Woman is the latest offering from the Nelly White Band and is … Continue reading “Ordinary Woman” -Nelly White Band

In the spotlight: Merseyside-based VIDLA graduate Paul Loxton

We're always proud of our hard-working graduates and we're delighted to spotlight Paul Loxton, who recently completed his VIDLA qualification and has now launched his own private teaching practice on Merseyside, so all of you folks in the North West who might be looking for a singing teacher are in luck! Paul is a hugely … Continue reading In the spotlight: Merseyside-based VIDLA graduate Paul Loxton

VIDLA Student of the Year 2013 Ida Bois

The Student of the Year this year is the amazing, talented and rather disturbingly beautiful Ida Bois, who not only came to us with a name that none of us could pronounce (at first) but then proceeded to complete her Professional Diploma in Contemporary Vocal Teaching to a really high standard - in her second … Continue reading VIDLA Student of the Year 2013 Ida Bois

Introducing Ida Bois – VIDLA Student of the Year 2013!

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the VIDLA Student of the Year trophy for 2013 is Ida Bois, who runs a teaching studio in Falun, Sweden. This outstanding singer and teacher completed the Professional Diploma in Contemporary Vocal Teaching in July of this year. So what made us choose Ida over the … Continue reading Introducing Ida Bois – VIDLA Student of the Year 2013!

VIDLA Online Campus moves back to its old home

Hi all! Well, we tried a new approach with the VIDLA Online Campus but after a few months of living with it, it seems that the old way was better! We haven't deleted your old profiles so existing members can log in where we used to be: http://www.vidla-network.com/ We have now disabled the recent community … Continue reading VIDLA Online Campus moves back to its old home

Danusia Samal – a new student who understands the power of social media!

We have a new student starting with us next week. That in itself is not unusual, we have new students starting all the time. What's unusual is meeting someone who not only has the talent, the looks, and the educational background (trained at The Brit School then Central School of Speech & Drama, no less) … Continue reading Danusia Samal – a new student who understands the power of social media!

VIDLA student of the year

The 2012 Student of the Year award went to Sarah Ditchburn, (Prof. Dip) who runs her teaching studio in Wolverhampton. She proudly posted a pic of her award yesterday and we couldn't resist sharing it with you! Could this be you next year? We offer a wide range of distance-learning courses for singing teachers, all … Continue reading VIDLA student of the year

VIDLA Student of the Year 2012

We are delighted to announce the results of the Student of the Year award, which goes to Sarah Ditchburn of Wolverhampton, UK. Sarah completed her Professional Diploma in Contemporary Vocal Teaching earlier this year, and is currently working on opening her own teaching studio, pending the imminent birth of her first baby! Sarah has been … Continue reading VIDLA Student of the Year 2012

VIDLA graduate finds new levels of confidence…

Raymond Williams recently completed his VIDLA qualification with flying colours, having faced all kinds of problems along the way but never allowing anything to deter him from his goal. He sent this report to us today, telling us all about a venture he'd undertaken shortly after qualifying. We love hearing our students' success stories, whichever branch … Continue reading VIDLA graduate finds new levels of confidence…

Looking after your voice

All of our students work extremely hard, not just to pass their courses, but also to produce resources for their own students. Samantha Laurilla, the 2012 recipient of The John Owen Jones Award, has recently produced a great guide to looking after your voice on a day-to-day basis. It's packed with easy-to-follow, common sense advice, … Continue reading Looking after your voice