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,...
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:
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 ...
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...