Singing Tips

Finding Your Voice

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action.” ” Martha Graham When I opened my mouth to sing, my voice caught in my throat. The phlegm and irritation of a passing bronchial infection was still there. My voice was gravelly and strained from several days […]

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How To Get Noticed As A Singer

Some singers catapulted to stardom rather quickly, some sparkled, flickered a little and then faded into obscurity while most singers stayed the same for years if not forever at mediocrity level? Why is it that most singers never make it big in their singing career, not to say becoming superstars? Well, for starters, most singers […]

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Why Singers Must Conduct Band Sound Check

When your band and you as the lead singer use electronic musical instruments such as the electric guitar, electric bass or the microphone etc, conducting a sound check is necessary to balance the sound of the instruments and your voice. Your band members will sound check their own instruments and their systems such as the […]

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First Steps In Training Your Voice

The first step in voice training is awareness. I have heard some colleagues say that unless one has a specific speech problem, voice training is something solely for singers and perhaps actors. In summary, voice training is, most importantly, getting the performer to think outside the box. I learned how important breath control acquired through […]

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How To Be A Good Singer

There many things you can do to be a good singer and one of the most important thing to do is to engage a good singing teacher. However, finding a good singing teacher can be a confusing affair. Most singing teachers actually invent their own singing system and methodology to teach their students. Each method […]

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How To Warm Up And Cool Down When Singing

Warming up and cooling down before and after singing is crucial in preserving a healthy singing voice. If you don’t warm up and cool down your voice, you risk damaging your vocal cords and sometimes permanently so. All athletes know that an effective warm up is essential for optimal athletic performance. But you say, singers […]