I was delighted at being asked to sing, but shocked that it was to be a capella. You see, I’m used to singing in choirs, as backing vocalist, and the rare solo but with instrumental accompaniment, but on this day, Friday 17th August, 2018, my vocals were to be totally exposed, aaaargh!!! No music, at … Continue reading ‘How To Make Friends With Your Nerves’ – Marcia’s Story
So, my singing history charts over many years singing in groups and choirs, as a backing vocalist and soloist working with artists and musicians from far and wide. I love to sing, but felt in the last two years in particular, that my confidence was being greatly eroded after working with a few people who … Continue reading I’m loving how Cafemnee’s helped me – Jacqueline’s Story
Here's the highlights from a wonderful session we had recently at 'Your Mind Is Your Music'. Enjoy. https://youtu.be/QWz-i6tu0PU
How was 'Your Mind Is Your Music?', fantastic! We had a brilliant day with 23 women turning up ready to challenge themselves to do their music better, bigger, different. Some of the women said: 'The day offered sheer beauty, encouragement, skill building, togetherness as women' 'A timely reminder of our inner resources and know-how' 'The … Continue reading How Was ‘Your Mind Is Your Music’?
How do you deal with your performance nerves? Do you fall apart before, during or after? What do you do to cope? This is the topic of tomorrow’s Facebook live with Novelette Aldred (Psychotherapist and Hospital Chaplin) who will be joining Millicent on Millicent's Facebook page. If you are are not on Facebook , you … Continue reading How Do You Deal With Your Nerves?
Unfortunately the recent snow storm has affected travel around the Country impeding some of the trainers and delegates travel routes to Cafemnee 'Your Mind Is Your Music'. So tomorrow's session is postponed due to the weather. The new date is April 7th. On the upside women, it gives you a chance to book and join … Continue reading ‘Your Mind Is Your Music’ – Postponed due to weather. New date April 7th
Why do mistakes stick? 'Have you ever wondered why it is sometimes easier to remember the negative comments more than the positive one?' This question was posed by Novelette Aldred - Psychotherapist and Hospital Chaplin for our Facebook live session. For me it's very true, mistakes stick in our mind more than our wins and … Continue reading Facebook live replay video: Why do mistakes stick?
Sarah Westwood, Djembi workshop facilitator. This Saturday. #cafemnee http://www.drumvoice.co.uk/ #YourMindIsYourMusic
Louise Dengate will be the vocal workshop tutor in the afternoon of 3rd March, 'Your Mind Is Your Music' (Cafemnee - my women in music project) Louise is a musician and singer from Stratford upon Avon who is involved in the music business in various ways. Louise is the lead singer with Impromptu Jazz Band and … Continue reading Estill Vocal Training 3rd March
As promised here is the earlier Facebook live stream video about the day I changed my mind and dealt with a thought that was tripping me up in my playing. I would love to hear your stories too. By the way, I kick off with 'My Love' and finish with 'Thinking Out Loud'. Enjoy! 🙂 … Continue reading The Day I Changed My Mind