Singing Lessons For Beginners

Start your journey in a fun, safe, non-judgmental musical environment. Receive the full support, teaching, coaching and encouragement that you need to find, grow, and free your voice.

Sessions are tailored specifically to you and your needs- going at your own pace, as you’re gently guided towards your goals. There will be a good balance of technique and musical work- exploring and singing the songs you love from Day One.

Ian is a friendly & empathetic coach- a musician and singing teacher who has worked with countless beginners to help them find their sound, and grow confidence in their voices.

beginner singer-songwriter practising with microphone in the studio

“I approach everything as though it’s the first time—with a beginner’s mind and an amateur’s love” William Dafoe

Singing Guitarist Recording in Home Studio

“You don’t have to be good to start… but you have to start to be good!” Joe Sabah


  • Learn basic vocal technique, breathing, support, range etc, with fun musical exercises to get you vocalising & opening your voice.
  • Sing with backing tracks or make live music with Ian accompanying you on guitar or keyboards/ piano.
  • Build repertoire with a song folder.
  • Overcome doubts & limiting beliefs. Grow confidence in your voice, and in yourself.
  • Receive a customised vocal exercise plan for practice at home.
  • Record demo’s in the studio- listen back & find new ways to improve your sound.

Your first vocal lesson

Firstly you’ll be made to very welcome in the studio: a cup of tea, a quick chat, and you’ll soon be getting straight into it. Moving at your own pace- some gentle exercises to loosen you up and get you vocalising. The lessons are tailored to you and your needs as well as your learning style, in your first session, Ian will be learning as much from you, as you from him!   

The studio is the perfect practice environment- a place for exploring, making mistakes and perfecting things as you go along. By the end of the first session, you’ll have had a good assessment of your voice, learnt some new techniques, made some music,, and will have some things to take away and practice. There will also be a plan formulated for moving forwards. Hopefully you will have found it a lot of fun!

Singing into Microphone

Be a perpetual beginner. Always be inspired. It is that attitude of inspiration and belief that creates energy.Frederick Lenz

Producer and musician in home studio

“The mind of the beginner is empty, free of the habits of the experts, ready to accept, to doubt, and open to all possibilities” Shunryu Suzuki

How to book

You can either book online via the booking calendar, or if you’d like to make an enquiry first simply get in touch via the contact form on this website. Include in your message a little about what you’ll be looking to achieve in the sessions, as well as your general availability, and Ian will get back to you personally to answer any questions you may have.

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What to bring to your first lesson

  • Notebook & Pen
  • Folder for Song Lyrics
  • A song or two on a memory stick (or email over beforehand) is a good source for backing tracks.
  • Bottle Of Water- to keep you hydrated and your vocal cords healthy!

View the booking options and online booking calendar.

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East London Studio Address:

Noatune Studios,
Netil House,
1 Westgate Street,
E8 3RL

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