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Interview with Roger Burnley

For more than 30 years, Roger has devoted his life to personal development. He has accomplished this through experiences and those of others he has coached.  Every morning, Roger's higher aspect, "Wilhelm" channels messages through him during his automatic writing...

Interview with Tara Novak and Ciarán Nagle

Ciaran Nagle is the founding member of the internationally recognized Three Irish Tenors, with whom he toured for nearly 2 decades. Ciaran focuses most of his time now on solo work or performing in a trio with his wife, violinist/vocalist Tara Novak,...

Interview with Mattia Maurée

Mattia Maurée is a life coach and interdisciplinary composer. They're particularly passionate about disability justice, trans rights, and trauma recovery through the arts and embodiment. Connect with Mattia: WEBSITE:  www.mattiamauree.com INSTAGRAM & TICTOC: @pufflingmoo LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattiamauree/ 0:31 Welcome to the Confidence...

Interview with Ron Long

Ron Long is an Edmonton, Canada based voice teacher and performer.  He is the first and only Estill Master Trainer in Alberta, Canada.  He regularly teaches Belting and pop Workshops and provides introductory courses for Estill Voice Work. He is...

Interview with Calodagh McCumiskey

Calodagh McCumiskey is an accredited thought leader in wellbeing, a life coach and meditation teacher. She's the founder and director of Spiritual Earth, and their well being programs help people to find balance, peace, happiness and success Calodagh's work is...

Interview with Brigitte Beraha

In this episode I'm welcoming Brigitte Beraha, improvising vocalist and composer. She is one of the leading talents on the UK jazz scene and has recorded a number of critically acclaimed albums both as leader and as part of collaborative...

Interview with Julianna Jay

In this episode I'm welcoming Julianna Jay, who is a heart and soul guide, spiritual educator. As a soul guide, author, a spiritual growth educator and master akashic records reader, Juliana lives life to the fullest and shares wisdom gleaned...

Interview with Imelda Kehoe

Imelda Kehoe is an Irish Contemporary Folk Singer Songwriter. She has created her own style, which is influenced by Folk, Blues and with elements of Soul. Her songs are Melody rich, full of stories, life experiences written with the listener at heart and...

Interview with Pierce Turner

I was so honoured to interview Pierce Turner for the Confidence in Singing Podcast - we chatted about his "calling" to be a musician and how he worked hard to get his lucky breaks as an artist.  Have a listen...

Interview with Christine Deady

Christine Deady is a  singer songwriter and proud and lucky mother of two wonderful children from West Cork. Christine has been invited to tour with the legendary Paul Brady, played support for Cathy Davey, Mick Flannery, The Frames and Marketta...

Interview with Dan Comerford

Dan Comerford is a Vocalist, Guitarist, Sound Engineer, Instrument Maker. In this episode we chatted about his childhood passion for music and the challenges of creating a career in the music industry. Dan is guitarist and vocalist with dream pop...

Interview with Denise Hagan

Denise is a Sacred Singer and Inspirational Bard from Armagh, lovingly dedicated to opening the Heart of Humanity through her Song and Story.  With her angelic vocals and gentle humour, Denise presents her work through story and song in the...

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Interview with Cianan Curran

This interview with Cianan Curran is about his passion for singing and how his connection to the ancestors inspired him to use a song to support fundraising for the Hopi Native American Tribe. Cianan isn't just a singer and an...

Interview with Edel Meade

Interview with Edel Meade - vocalist, songwriter & educator  in field of jazz, folk and contemporary music, from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, currently artist-in-residence at John’s Square, Limerick Edel and I know each other since 2005 when we started studying Jazz...

Interview with Rachel Grace

Yippee! The Confidence In Singing Podcast is launching this week!!! I'm so excited to be sharing this conversation with Rachel Grace who is a up and coming, young singer songwriter from Wexford. Enjoy! Connect with Rachel: www.facebook.com/rachelgracemusicwx www.youtube.com/rachelgracemusicwx www.instagram/rachelgracemusicwx SPOTIFY...

A Strange Place to Sing

In August 1996 I interviewed for a job as cabin crew for Japan Airlines, London Base and got in! While I studied “in cabin” Japanese in London, I spent 6 weeks living on the floor in a nurses dorm of…

Aideen’s Journey With Singing

Aideen began her own journey in singing and performance as a young child singing along to theme songs and jingles on the TV. This early exposure to music and the joy she got from singing as a child was a…

A New Perspective on Singing

A big reason that I started teaching singing and set up Confidence in Singing is due to the confidence I’ve gained by taking a spiritual journey of my own over the last 6 years. In 2014, I started meditating regularly….

When the song goes wrong…

Sadly, my Grandmother passed about a month ago. She was my mother’s mother and she lived in Monroe, Michigan which is almost 5 hours drive from where Mike and I live now. I am so grateful that I managed to…

A Year Of Gratitude

It’s been a year and a half since Mike and I got married and I finally ordered our wedding photo album!  It was a lovely process to go through all the photos and choose which ones we wanted to include….

Why Put Yourself Through It?

By Wendy Connolly As the final days into Ireland’s Culture Night wind down, and final rehearsals are complete, this question, put to me by a student, came back to me. It’s a question we ask ourselves as the jitters sink in,…

How to Choose the Best Song to Sing

Hello everyone, it’s Aideen here! Some of you might never have met me so I am the singer and singing teacher involved in Confidence In Singing. I’m very happy to have you here. Today is about how to choose the…

The Books That Changed My Life

Since childhood I have been an avid reader but my tastes and the time I spend reading has changed dramatically over the years. As a kid I loved detective stories like The Hardy Boys & Nancy Drew and Harriet the...

Some LOVELY news

  I have a some lovely news for you all. Just 6 weeks ago I got MARRIED to gorgeous Mike from LA, who I actually met 10 years ago in Dublin at the Metro Cafe. We were together for a while then but...

My journey from fear to confidence

Just like many of my students, I had my own disappointments around feeling heard as a child and young adult. I remember admiring my young cousin who used to sing “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” so beautifully and I remember the...

The Psychology of Singing

Singing is like juggling. There are many elements that come into play and it takes time to build each of them. Many children are lucky enough to have lots of interaction with music and starting to sing when you are...

Nationwide Features Confidence In Singing

What a whirlwind it has been since filming for Nationwide and having it aired at the end of October last year! I couldn’t believe that within just over a year of teaching, I have been featured on the TV. It...

Improving Your Health Through Singing

In Ireland we have a lost tradition of singing for each other in our homes with family and friends. The decline began during the 1930’s, when radios became more popular, closely followed by Television in the 1950’s and 60’s.  Nowadays,...

Can Anyone Learn to Sing?

When we hear an amazing singer we often decide they are just lucky to have a voice. We might believe that they were just born like that. Now, I’m not disputing that some people are naturally gifted however it isn’t...

Secret Singers Concert Success

We finally managed to put on our Secret Singer’s concert in the Wexford Arts Centre after rescheduling​ due to the snow a few weeks ago. To be honest, I was wondering would amid-week​k concert be as good as our previous...

The Healing of the Song – Ireland’s Own

What a lovely surprise to be mentioned in Ireland’s Own last week. I had no idea I had anyone from the magazine attending my last Secret Singers Concert! Ireland’s Own has been published in Ireland for over a hundred years!!...

4 Steps to Finding Your Own X Factor

A lot of singing on TV is linked to competitions. Now, this may be a good way for some unknown singers to get to a bigger audience but the down side is that it feels like those who do well...

Secret Singer’s Concert June 2017

It was a whirlwind of activity with singing classes, promotion and event organising but it all came together in the end with a fabulous concert at Wexford Arts Centre!  Here are some of the photos of the event… Enjoy! And...

Aideen Interviewed on Beat 102-103

About Aideen Aideen Ní Riada is a holistic singing coach helping people learn to sing for fun, to connect with their authentic message and come out of hiding and into the spotlight. Aideen is the founder of Confidence in Singing...

Aideen Interviewed on Simply Divine, South East Radio

Can you develop self-confidence? Are some people just born with it? Can everyone sing? In this interview, with Maria Colfer from Christian Media Trust, I speak about my journey and my approach to building confidence in singing. About Aideen Aideen...

Singing To Build Confidence

As you know, taking on any new challenge and completing it is hugely beneficial for self-confidence and self-belief. Even a little self-belief can help you take on even bigger challenges and make changes that you always wanted to make in...

Surprise Your Friends Like Aine

When I posted this testimonial saying Aine was a star pupil, I never realised how much of a star she was. Within a few days the video had reached almost ten thousand people on Facebook and was watched by over...

From Shower to Stage in 6 Weeks

Nine people from Co Wexford have proven that, with the right support, anyone can learn to sing and overcome stage fright. The nine undertook a 6-week singing course recently that culminated in a performance at the Sky and the Ground,...

Aideen Interviewed by Victoria Mary Clarke

If you would like an insight into my approach to teaching and some of the techniques I use then you might like to watch my interview with Victoria Mary Clarke for her Art of Living Radio programme.  We had a...

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