We are chuffed to rock n roll bits that legendary vocalist P. J. Proby has become Patron of the college today! He joins West End / Broadway royalty John Owen-Jones and singer-songwriter (and erstwhile Jesus impersonator) Steve Balsamo, along with esteemed author and vocal coach Dena Murray, who are also Patrons. On joining The Voice … Continue reading Legendary Singer P. J. Proby is new TVC Patron
You may have noticed over the last week that our website and social media accounts have undergone a bit of a transformation. We've not been taken over by alien invaders, we've just made the decision to re-brand the college because thanks to you we've grown so much over the last few years! VIDLA stood for Vocalist … Continue reading VIDLA is now The Voice College!
We've been busy for weeks now setting up three new international offices, each of which is being led by an amazing woman! The first of these offices opens today in Dubai and we thought we'd introduce you to the fab lady who is our representative there. She's Celeste Khanna and she has a fantastic track record, … Continue reading Who is this stunning creature? Celeste Khanna – VIDLA Emirates rep!
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…
I'm delighted to report that our new initiative, VIDLA Publishing, will be launching this Summer, and that our very first publication will be a collaborative book featuring contributions from some amazing vocal coaches, professional performers and industry experts, including Robert Lunte, Dena Murray, Judy Rodman, Alex Weatherhill, Givvi Flynn, Ash Rutter and Hilary Canto, among … Continue reading VIDLA Publishing – Launching Summer 2012!
We are delighted to announce that John Owen Jones has joined VIDLA as our second UK Patron. He joins Steve Balsamo (UK) and Dena Murray (USA) in the role. John says: "It is a great pleasure to be involved with a programme committed to helping people be the best that they can be. That's a … Continue reading John Owen Jones joins VIDLA as UK Patron
We have just heard that Dena, who is our Patron and leader of one of our Skype courses (Finding Your Real Voice with Dena Murray), is in hospital after sustaining quite serious injuries in a fall. We hear that she is to be in hospital until May 18th. Dena - the thoughts and best wishes … Continue reading Wishing VIDLA Patron Dena Murray a Speedy Recovery
Dena Murray - Master Vocal Coach and good friend to our very own Principal Ria Keen, has joined with us to bring you a brand new 8-week course - exclusive to VIDLA - in which you will be able to train directly with her via skype, and attain an accredited VIDLA qualification at the same … Continue reading New course with Dena Murray launches Oct 2010!
VIDLA's Patron, author and vocal coach Dena Murray, has been kind enough to write an exclusive article for VIDLA this week. The article is called 'Dispelling the Myth - Proper Engagement of the Diaphragm', and is a tantalising glimpse into the focus of her latest book, which is available to order via Amazon, or via … Continue reading New Article by Dena Murray!
Master Vocal Coach and celebrated author Dena Murray is the VIDLA Patron. This week, we were lucky enough to receive these kind words from her: I learned about VIDLA from the website The Modern Vocalist. Dr. Keen and I are Subject Matter Experts for that site. We began correspondence and to my surprise and delight, … Continue reading Dena Murray Talks VIDLA