If your child is learning French, you might be wondering how best to help them succeed. French tutor Carol Beth L. shares her best tips for parents entering into the world of French for kids… Supporting your child in learning a foreign language can be difficult, especially if you don’t speak the language yourself. Nonetheless, there are [...]
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Are you a soprano? Keep your voice in great shape with these tips from Saint Augustine, FL voice teacher Heather L… Being born a soprano comes with both its perks and its challenges. On the one hand, we sopranos have a lot of the solos in choruses and choirs, and most of the highly [...]
Listening to Spanish music is a fantastic way to improve your language skills! Here, Jamaica Plain, MA tutor Christopher S. shares 5 suggestions for famous new Spanish musicians to check out… There is a world of great Spanish music out there, and so much of it is by artist or bands we, Americans, have never [...]
Interested in learning Spanish? As you’re deciding between in-person and online Spanish lessons, consider these points by Fairfax, CA tutor Jason N… Spanish continues to gain traction as the undisputed second language of California, and the United States for that matter. In the next decades, Spanish could even become the most commonly spoken language in [...]
No matter what your vocal range is, singing high notes comes with challenges. Read on as New York, NY music teacher Nadia B. shares her tips to keep in mind from a physical approach… Approaching a high note or passage while singing can be a stressful experience: you know it’s coming, you may have struggled [...]
There are so many tips for singers out there — but did you know some of them may not be actually true? Here, Ann Arbor, MI voice teacher Elaina R. dispels some of the common myths about singing… “It’s bad luck to say ‘Good Luck’ before a performance.” “Don’t eat chocolate! It clogs your vocal cords.” [...]
Piano dynamics indicate more than just playing softly or loudly — there’s actual technique involved that you’ll need to learn! Here, New York, NY piano teacher Nadia B. shares her tips to keep in mind… You’re approaching a passage with the word ‘fortissimo’ written on the music, and you’re building up to a musical climax. As [...]
Is recording a song one of your goals as a singer? It’s an amazing feeling to pour your heart out and have a finished product to be proud of! Here, Brooklyn, NY teacher Liz T. shares some important tips to remember before you head into the studio… Before going into a studio to record vocals for [...]
If you’re shy about speaking Spanish, you’re not alone. Even if you feel comfortable reading and writing it, speaking it can be nerve-wracking! Check out these tips from tutor Emmanuel N. to learn how to pronounce Spanish words quickly and efficiently… As you’re learning Spanish, you may notice that reading it and writing it is [...]
Wondering how singers like Mariah Carey and Ariana Grande hit all those high notes? Learn more about the whistle register in this guest post by online voice teacher Emmanuel N… We all know (or at least should know) who Mariah Carey is and that her prominent feature is her extensive vocal range – especially her [...]