Should You Sing With a Cold? (+5 Tips to Get Healthy)
Winter is still in full force -- and that means cold season is still a threat. As a singer, what should you do if you find yourself under the weather? How bad is singing with a cold? Check out these tips from voice teacher Katie B...
It's no fun being sick. It can affect your singing, which can be stressful if you have rehearsals or performances coming up -- and all that stress won't help you feel any better.
But the reality is that we all get sick now and then. We arent mac
Think You Have a Bad Singing Voice? Here's the Truth
Are you worried that you're bad at singing? If you truly love to sing, you may be worrying for the wrong reason. Find out why in this guest post by Ann Arbor, MI voice teacher Elaina R...
This article was inspired by the many voice students who insult their own voices. Comments like, I want to learn how to sing, but I have a terrible voice, or Im bad at singing and I hate my voice exasperate me. You might think you have a bad voice, but your voice is probably perfectly fine
5 Contemporary Songs for the Piano, Guitar, and Voice
Practicing any song on the piano can be fun at first, but after a while playing the same songs by yourself can be a bit boring. Why not find some songs for the piano, guitar, and voice? You can perform for others in a talent show or an open mic night, or just for yourselves and have a good jam session!
With any of the songs for the piano, guitar, and voice, your music teacher can help you with some pointers, and might even be able to teach you the chords by listening to the song. Be sure to ask
How to Belt Without Straining Your Voice
Curious about how to belt safely? Read on for tips from Ann Arbor, MI voice teacher Elaina R...
If you flip on Top-40 radio these days, you hear a lot of belting. But just because Ariana Grande and Bruno Mars sound great belting their lungs out doesnt mean you know how to belt without straining your voice. In fact, if youve ever been to a karaoke bar, or seen a pop star live, youve probably heard how strained and painful belting can sound.
So, what is belting anyway? And i
6 Beautiful Songs for Piano and Voice
Sometimes, it's good to take your singing practice back to the basics, and just sing with a small ensemble. Most satisfying of all is working only with a good pianist - the level of detail just you and one other musician can achieve when working on material for piano and voice is very valuable to your development as a singer, no matter what stage you're at.
If you're stuck for ideas of what to work on, the following six songs - one religious, two modern pop classics, one German-language lied, o