New Courses, Lower Fees, 2013 Scholarships… and we’re going global!

We've just finished our annual review. We do this because we're always keen to make sure that we're delivering the best possible courses for the best possible prices. VIDLA's continued growth and success over the last twelve months means that in the coming year, we're going to be able to pass on some of the … Continue reading New Courses, Lower Fees, 2013 Scholarships… and we’re going global!

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

New VIDLA URLs

For those who haven't caught the posts on Facebook or Twitter: there have been a couple of recent changes for two of our sites - The VIDLA Network is now at: http://www.vidla-network.com And the blog, which you are currently reading (!) has moved to http://www.vidla.info I guess while we're here we may as well complete … Continue reading New VIDLA URLs

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…

VIDLA Scholarships 2012 – Selection Begins

The deadline for applications for The John Owen Jones Award and The Steve Balsamo Scholarship came and went this weekend, so now we have the giant task of selecting the lucky recipients! The standard of applicants was really high and we know it's going to be a tough job to whittle them down. I'm thinking … Continue reading VIDLA Scholarships 2012 – Selection Begins

Please vote for lovely Celeste Khanna!

Gorgeous VIDLA graduate Celeste Khanna needs your vote! Here's the direct link: http://www.askexplorer.com/uaeforfree/profile/celeste-khanna/1She's in the semi-final (last 12) of UAE Ultimate Explorer and would love to be chosen as one of the final five! Please take ten seconds (enter an email address, click on link to confirm) to vote for her. Celeste is an extraordinary woman and a great … Continue reading Please vote for lovely Celeste Khanna!

VIDLA Scholarships: The Steve Balsamo Scholarship & The John Owen Jones Award

2012 sees us launch our first annual scholarships, The Steve Balsamo Scholarship and The John Owen Jones Award The scholarships, which are available for any of our accredited distance-learning courses for vocalists and vocal coaches, will be awarded to deserving applicants who would not otherwise be able to afford to study with us, and who … Continue reading VIDLA Scholarships: The Steve Balsamo Scholarship & The John Owen Jones Award

John Owen Jones joins VIDLA as UK Patron

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

New Year, New Team, New Courses!

We're looking forward to getting back to business on Monday 9th, and the first thing we'll do is welcome two vital new team members! We'll let you know more over the next week or so, but first let's introduce our new Registrar, Cordelia Lewis. We like our people to have industry experience, and Cordelia (also … Continue reading New Year, New Team, New Courses!

VIDLA Student of the Year Award 2010-2011, James Gregory

We announced last month that ace vocal coach and researcher James Gregory had won the VIDLA Student of the Year 2010-2011 Award. We've just had this picture in, of James actually with his award, so we thought we'd share! James came to VIDLA already hugely qualified and experienced in his field, with a list of … Continue reading VIDLA Student of the Year Award 2010-2011, James Gregory