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, you’d probably take care of it very well.
Shouldn’t you treat your body/voice the same way as well?
Here are some common symptoms and what may cause them. This...
One of the things that I often hear from students is: they find it difficult to fit singing practice into everyday life.
They would always have the best intentions to practice but for one reason or another, it doesn’t happen.
Usually, the reason is one or more of the following:
In my own singing practice sessions, I run into these issues from time to time. So, I’ve come up with a few solutions that you can try.
Let’s have a look at how to address...
You’re singing a song with notes that jump around from high to low. When you’re singing those notes, the tone of your voice changes dramatically. Your voice may also break or become airy/breathy when singing the high notes.
A very common concern of singers is blending the registers. When singing, we want to have a balanced/blended tone throughout our range. It probably doesn’t sound pleasant if your tone is too heavy for the low notes and too thin for...
Recently, I posted a 1-min video of me singing on Instagram.
I was pretty happy with my performance. I also got positive feedback from my followers.
So, I decided to take it one step further. I paid a channel to showcase my video.
I woke up the next day and checked my Instagram. Instead of raving reviews, I got some nasty comments.
Immediately, I felt my throat getting tight. Insecurities started to creep in.
Why were they saying those things?
I decided to...
Your song choice can make or break your performance/enjoyment of the song.
You need to choose the right song for your voice so that:
To choose the right song for your voice, first, you need to find out what voice type you are and what...
Almost everybody I’ve come across wants to sing higher, myself included.
Low voices want to sing higher. High voices want to sing even higher.
As if people need to be reminded of the benefits of singing higher! They may seem obvious but do you know exactly why it’s good to have a bigger vocal range?
Improving your high notes will make your low notes stronger
High notes need more finesse to sing. You need better breath management, stronger ligaments & muscles, better...