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Hi there.

I'm Denise, a directional coach, vocal coach, piano teacher and blogger. I live in Aberdeenshire in the North East of Scotland with Mr. Cupcakes and Cadenzas. We share our house with our two German Shepherd dogs, a cockatiel and my beautiful black and white cob - who doesn't actually live in the house just in case you're wondering.

When I'm not coaching, teaching and blogging, walking the dogs, exercising my horse, shopping and doing housework, you'll usually find me hanging out on one of the Social Media sites. I love Social Media! If you want to join me on any of the sites, please do so because I also love connecting with new people!

You are likely to find posts about anything and everything on this blog; from cupcakes to cadenzas and everything in between.

"But why Cupcakes and Cadenzas?" I hear you ask.

Well...cupcakes are my motivation. If I need to do something that I don't particularly want to do I reward myself, usually with a cupcake and it works every time. (Chocolate has been known to work on occasion too). Pathetic, I know. 

Cadenzas are my inspiration. A cadenza (for those who don't know) is a flourish at the end of a section of music for a solo singer or instrumentalist. It's basically a small show-offy section where we can show versatility, quality and skill in our mastery of the voice or instrument. Sounds amazing when it's well executed.

So there you have it Cupcakes (motivation) and Cadenzas (inspiration)

I hope you enjoy reading my blog and I'd love it if you could drop in from time to time to find out what's going on. Better still, make sure you don't miss a thing by signing up to the RSS feeds, following through Google Friend Connect or by having an email sent directly to your inbox every time there is a new post.

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