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About Barbara Lewis

Barbara Lewis is a Montreal-based singer, speaker and inspirational vocal coach who offers concerts, talks, voice lessons (in a Montreal studio and online). Barbara believes that “Singing is a powerful doorway to our happier, more peaceful selves.” Her concerts and teaching are central to this understanding.
Latest Posts | By Barbara Lewis
Nervous about being a late bloomer? 7 ways to go for it
4 weeks ago

Nervous about being a late bloomer? 7 ways to go for it

When I was in my early 30s, I lived in a two-story house nestled in the forest high up in the Green mountains of Vermont. We were far from the madding crowd for months at a time. It was from that perspective on one cold, sunny morning that I was looking…
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If I Can’t Hear Very Well, Can I still Sing? 7 Ways to Tune Up Your Singing Voice!
2 months ago

If I Can’t Hear Very Well, Can I still Sing? 7 Ways to Tune Up Your Singing Voice!

To shed some light on this question, let me offer the story of my good friend, Claire Duchesneau, a hearing-impaired singer. When she was a young woman, Claire was able to hear normally. She played the guitar. She wrote and sang songs…
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The Power of Song: How Do Singers Make Us Cry?
3 months ago

The Power of Song: How Do Singers Make Us Cry?

n experienced singer walks onto the stage with the strong desire to elicit emotion from their audience. The best singers have an arsenal of techniques at their command. It is their job, in part, to make us feel something beyond our daily…
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8 Ways That Learning to Sing Can Light Up Your Life!
4 months ago

8 Ways That Learning to Sing Can Light Up Your Life!

Many, perhaps most of us, are moved to sing. I know this from my numerous years of giving concerts. Often, I hear from audience members that they had “always wanted to sing.” “I don’t have a good voice, but I really…
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