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!
The VIDLA Executive Team is delighted to announce that, as at January 2010, we will be joined by West End veteran, arranger, musical director and vocal coach Alex Weatherhill. Alex has appeared in, or acted as MD / arranger for a string of successful productions, including a 14-month run in a principal role in Chicago … Continue reading New Executive Appointment at VIDLA
We are delighted to have received our accreditation certificate from the IADL, showing that VIDLA is a Fully Accredited Member of the International Association for Distance Learning. Our membership number is 91021. Please click the link below to see the certificate. IADL Membership Certificate.pdf
Worcester is the home of the VIDLA Principal and so the Academy has a lot of links to the city's music and education scene. This weekend sees the return of the annual Worcester Music Festival, and Ria spent yesterday leading a vocal workshop in the morning, and then leading the Voices Unlimited Contemporary Choir at … Continue reading VIDLA students at Worcester Music Festival
Our Principal, Ria Keen, just got off a skype call with Robert Lunte of The Vocalist Studio and Georgina Hill-Brown of VocalTutor, where they were talking about this November's upcoming workshop tour: Training Vocal Athletes It's going to be an exciting time, with Ria, Robert and Georgina bringing together their considerable expertise to deliver a … Continue reading Training Vocal Athletes Workshop
W We are always interested in vocal health, and anything that can make the singer's or singing teacher's life easier. That's why we're really happy to know the people at Vocal+Care.com, who are the foremost UK suppliers of great natural health options for singers! We personally use a lot of their products here in the … Continue reading Vocal Health Products