Voice and Public Speaking
What I Do
Public Speaking Coach
I have completed ‘Principals of Teaching Communication Skills’ from Trinity College, London and I am busy completing the Licentiate in the same subject.
I studied ND Drama at University of Tshwane
I have a Teaching Diploma in Voice, Scottish Traditional music from London College of Music.
I am the voice coach for the music dept at AFDA, Cape Town.
I am the author of ‘Shut your Trap and Sing!’ see link below.
My performing career has had many highlights, including being a founder member of ‘Not the Midnight Mass’, being the lead singer in the Sun City Extravaganza ‘Odyssey’ and producing my own music/theatre show, ‘Christine and the Kilts’.
Please go to the ‘My Music’ link above to hear my songs.
I host a weekly Celtic music podast on Fine Music Radio, called “Under the Kilt” http://www.fmr.co.za/podcasts/
“The Human Voice is the most perfect instrument of all” Arvo Pärt
In 2017 I self published my book called ‘Shut your Trap and Sing!’
In it I discuss traditional singing techniques as well as a technique called ‘Cuperto’ in which a small mouth space or ‘Semi Occluded Vocal Tract’ is used to great vocal effect.
“The tongue can paint what the eyes can’t see “