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The 5 Things You Simply Must Do Before You Sing

Before You Sing Before you sing it pays to prepare as much as possible. There are so many aspects of performing that we just can’t control. However, for those things that we can control, why not do everything in our …

How to Breathe for Powerful Singing

Breathing. It’s pretty important – you need it to stay alive. In singing, it’s just as important. Well, it’s not a life and death matter, but a solid breathing technique is the foundation of healthy and strong vocalization. A Quick …

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Why You Need Falsetto In Your Vocal Arsenal

What is Falsetto? Falsetto is a type of singing technique which is generally used above the range of the normal voice. Without getting too technical, it involves only the edges of the vocal chords vibrating, whereas in ‘normal’ singing, the whole vocal chord …

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How Food Will Make You Sing Better

You want to learn how to sing better right? Well, nutrition is one of the most underrated factors in a successful vocal performance. Use it to your advantage. Eating is a very personal thing. We all have different tastes and enjoy …

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How to sing Very High Notes

We’ve spoken about How to sing High Notes. Now on to the next level. What about those notes right above what is considered high? Really going right up into the stratosphere! Why would you need to sing really high notes?! …

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A Vocal Hack to Sing Vowels – the ‘ee’ Vowel

Learning how to sing vowels well in all musical genres is essential. Vowels are the foundation of good singing as most of the time you are singing vowels! Vowels are the parts of a piece when air  is actually leaving your lungs. …

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How to sing high notes

High Notes. They separate the men from the boys, or the women from the girls, or..whatever, you get the point. Why high notes matter Why do high notes often mark out someone as a pro singer?  What about all the …

Can you practice singing too much

Can you practice singing too much?

There’s a common belief that the harder you work at something the better you become at it. Therefore, the more time I invest, the better I become. Where this rule breaks down is in the area of physical exercise. If …

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Why I started a Blog about Singing

Why singing? I’m a passionate person. I love music. I love singing. Naturally, I want to talk about what I’m into. (I also love talking, but that’s another matter :)) So, I’ve got the selfish motivation out of the way… But I …

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Finding a practice area for singing

Why you need it As a vocalist, you need to find a practice ‘haven’ where you can practice singing. It’s critical to your development. We discussed that real improvement to your singing abilities takes place in your home, away from your …

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What to look for in a voice teacher

Before we even talk about your Voice Teacher, let me shock you. If you want to learn voice, your improvement won’t happen during the lessons. What?!!   “I’m paying $80/100/150/200/250 per hour and you are telling me the lessons won’t …