First of all, you should only play another instrument while singing if you can play that instrument or sing reasonably well.
That means you should be able to sing pretty well OR play guitar/piano pretty well (without having to think too much about your technique).
If not, I would not...
Voice cracking is one of the most embarrassing that can happen to you as a singer.
Your voice may crack for different reasons.
If you are going through puberty, around 11-16 for girls and around 10-17 for boys, a cracking voice is a part of everyday life.
"Onset" means the beginning of something.
"Onset" in singing means how you begin singing a note.
It has to do with how much breath you are using to sing and how well you close your vocal folds.
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If you want to gain singing confidence, whether it’s singing better for yourself or singing in front of people - you need to set goals.
At the start of the year, I started to set goals for all of my private students.
Whether they were 6 or 63... I helped them set yearly goals and...
Should you record yourself singing?
Many people shudder at the thought of that.
Myself included - for a very long time.
The answer depends on what level your singing ability is at.
If you’re a total beginner and you’ve never recorded yourself singing before, I wouldn’t...
Assuming you’re singing in English, your accent may be making it hard for you to sing with confidence.
This happens even if you’re a native English speaker.
I’ve worked with students from different parts of America, England, Australia, Asian and European countries.
How long does it take for someone to be a good singer?
First of all, we need to define what “good” is.
I guess it’s better to rephrase it to "becoming the best singer you can be”.
It will depend on your previous experience, training and physical features (related to the...
Get to know the story of the song
What is it about? What is the character going through?
Every well written lyric is like a monologue (one person talking) or mini movie script.
Monologues are what actors perform at auditions. They would talk to themselves or an imaginary person in...
Do you believe in overnight success?
The overnight success that you see are people who slugged it out day in, day out, making small progress that eventually became one big success.
You don’t see the hard work behind the scenes.
The same goes for singing.
Yes, there are naturally...
The voice is unlike any other instrument. It is a part of your body. When your body is unwell, your instrument becomes unwell too.
As a singer, you’re a vocal athlete.
The capacity of the voice to express a wide range of tone color and emotions is huge.
If you have a $10,000 guitar,...