Have you ever worried that you’re “tone deaf” or can’t sing? Or do you have a friend or family member who just can’t seem to sing in tune or in key? In today’s podcast episode we’re joined by a true expert who’s had some phenomenal results helping those who “can’t sing” to start singing in tune.

George was someone we reached out to when doing research a few years back for our Tone Deaf Test and SingTrue projects at Musical U.

Throughout his teacher career, George repeatedly found himself faced with students who just couldn’t seem to hold a tune and were reluctant to get involved in choir. He started “experimenting” with how to help them, and now with his “Music at Monkton” blog he regularly shares insights, techniques and triumphs as he goes about his work teaching music and leading choirs at a secondary school in the United Kingdom.

In this episode George shares:

  • The most important lessons he learned from entering music contests as a child
  • What can sometimes be missing from choirs – and the power of putting it in place
  • How he helped just a couple – and then a whole horde – of shy teenagers to “calibrate” their voices and go from thinking they’re tone deaf to singing capably and confidently in front of people.
  • The specific three-part approach George uses to create this transformation.

If you’ve ever wondered if you’re tone deaf or thought you just “can’t sing” – or if you’re a teacher who has faced people who feel that way and wanted to help them – this episode is one not to be missed!

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If you've ever worried about being out of tune or off-key when you sing, don't miss this interview with a man who's found a solution.
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