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Video: What's it Like to Take an Online Singing Class?

Video: What's it Like to Take an Online Singing Class?

Is it possible to learn to sing online? With TakeLessons Live, you can attend online group classes to improve your skills, improve your confidence, and get a taste of working with a private voice teacher! But we get it: the idea can be pretty daunting if you're a total beginner. What's it like to take an online singing class, anyway? How should you prepare? We know you might have questions, so we asked singing teacher Reina M. to address some of the most common questions and concerns. Watch t … Read More

Video: What's it Like to Take an Online Singing Class?
Is it possible to learn to sing online? With TakeLessons Live, you can attend online group classes to improve your skills, improve your confidence, and get a taste of working with a private voice teacher! But we get it: the idea can be pretty daunting if you're a total beginner. What's it like to take an online singing class, anyway? How should you prepare? We know you might have questions, so we asked singing teacher Reina M. to address some of the most common questions and concerns. Watch t
5 Famous Singers Who Failed Big Before They Made It
Dreaming about making it big as a singer? Developing a thick skin and learning how to persevere is key -- the road ahead isn't always easy! Even the most successful singers today had to start somewhere. In this guest post by Corona, CA teacher Milton J., learn how to become a famous singer by drawing inspiration from these success stories...   As a budding musician and singer myself, you and I have something in common – we both love to share our vocal gifts with those willing to liste
The 2 Most Important Things Singers Always Forget to Do
Maintaining your vocal health is incredibly important if you want to go far with your singing! It's easy to forget the basics -- so check yourself with these two tips from Glendale, CA teacher Ben M...   As singers, we're very sensitive about the way our voices feel. Even the slightest change in the strength, tone, or comfort of the voice is detected by a singer and can lead to an array of concerns about vocal health. But so often when students report problems with their voice, such a
Singing Too Much? Pro Tips To Stay Vocally Healthy
Is there such a thing as singing too much? If you're working on a rigorous singing schedule, check out these tips to stay vocally healthy from voice teacher Elaina R... Anyone who’s ever eaten too much at Thanksgiving dinner knows that there is definitely too much of a good thing. This applies to singing as well! Singing, in my opinion, is one of the most enjoyable activities in the world. But just like eating too much makes you feel sick, singing too much has very real physical reperc
50 Best Age-Appropriate Theater Audition Songs for Teens
As a teen, it's important to choose an audition song that not only shows off your voice, but is also age-appropriate. Here, voice teacher Molly R. shares a few tips for selecting your song, plus 50 top picks for musical theater audition songs for teen girls and boys. It’s wonderful to be a teen musical theater performer! There are so many great opportunities at this age - high school productions, community theater, and even professional theater for a lucky few. But it's not always easy

Singing in Bakersfield

Singing can be a lot of fun, and unlike playing a musical instrument, you can do it nearly anytime, anywhere. Listening to the radio and singing in the shower can help to keep you in practice, but if you’re taking singing lessons in Bakersfield, you have many options for finding inspiration, as well. Whether you are the kind of person who likes to hear new music or you want to show off what you’ve learned, you will find plenty of inspiration around town.

Dinner and a Song One of the best ways to work musical inspiration into your schedule is to get out and listen to music while you eat. It gives you time to really pay attention to the music as you enjoy a delicious meal. It is best to switch it up and check out different types of music genres to see which ones make you want to sing.

  1. Sandrini’s has delicious, real Italian cuisine. Every Friday and Saturday is live-music night, and you are sure to find a range of inspiration. From classic hip hop to alternative rock, they keep the atmosphere lively. (http://www.sandrinis.com/)

  2. Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace is more reminiscent of the days when live music was part of the American meal. From pizza and burgers to filet mignon, you can get a memorable meal as you enjoy live music Tuesday through Saturday every week. (http://www.buckowens.com/)

  3. The Mark is fine dining when you want a real night out on the town. With great chefs in the kitchen and smooth jazz playing on the weekend, you will find this to be a very relaxing and inspirational experience. (http://www.atthemark.com/)

Live Music Venues If you want to find inspiration without being stuck in a chair, there are plenty of options for taking in live entertainment in one of Bakersfield’s many venues.

  1. Trout’s & the Blackboard Stages has the best honky-tonk in town. They also have karaoke if you are feeling brave.

  2. Bright House Amphitheatre gives you more of a traditional rock concert feel.

  3. La Movida Nightclub has a cover price, but you will have access to live Latino music and dancing until the wee hours of the morning.

Practical Application There is no denying that getting out and listening to different singers can be inspirational, but if you really want to see how your singing lessons in Bakersfield are paying off, you have to get out there and sing. With more than 60 karaoke locations listed, Bakersfield Karaoke can help you find an environment and location where you feel comfortable getting up and trying out what you have learned in your lessons. If you've talked with singers from some of the restaurants and venues listed above, you can try out some of the tips and tricks they gave you, too! Check out Bakersfield Karaoke's website below: (http://www.bakersfieldkaraoke.com/)

Learning to do anything requires dedication, practice, and inspiration. When you start taking singing lessons in Bakersfield, you are on the right track. You’ll be able to see improvement over time. However, it is listening to other singers and finding the courage to sing in front of others that will really push you to the next level.

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