Published towards the end of last year were the five volumes of my Joining the Dots Singing (ABRSM) – subtitled ‘A Fresh Approach to Sight Singing’. The Joining the Dots series now contains books for piano, violin, and guitar, but when the opportunity to do a series of sight-singing books arose, you couldn’t hold me back (though it took a long time to get it right!).
What have I enjoyed?
Sight-singing is such a useful skill – for all musicians – and I’ve always wanted to do my bit to help people with it. In the process of writing these books, I’ve very much enjoyed the logic of working out the best approach to improving skill and confidence in singing at sight.
How does the Joining the Dots approach work for singers?
The traditional approach of many singers to music learning and performing is different from the traditional instrumental model…
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