How Do You Sing with Vibrato? Tips for Beginners
How do you sing with vibrato? Find out how to develop your technique in this guest post by Hayward, CA teacher Molly R...
One of the main things beginning singers tend to worry about is lack of vibrato. How do I make it happen? they ask... sometimes at the first lesson.
I usually make it very clear right away that you cannot force vibrato! If you do, you can easily damage your voice or create a very ugly wobble." Vibrato is something you have to LET happen. Here are some t
How to Start Singing Professionally: 3 Tips for Networking
When youre an aspiring singer, sometimes it feels like getting your foot in the door is an impossible task. Understanding how to start singing professionally can take some time to figure out. But in reality, if you have the skills, information, and knowledge, you can make your way into the music industry more easily than you think! You might not start at the top, but like any profession, you can work your way up.
One of the key elements to landing any job is networking. Youll often hear thing
How Tension Affects Your Voice (And What to Do About It!)
As a beginner singer, it's important to understand how unnecessary tension affects your tone and your breath support. Here, NY teacher Nadia B. shares what to keep in mind and how to combat that tension...
Singing is, in many ways, a very natural activity. We all have a voice, and it is meant to be used to communicate in speech and in music. However, when one delves more into the art of singing through voice lessons, practice, and performance, tension sometimes creeps in. It can see
How Much Do You Know About How Your Voice Works?
Here on the TakeLessons Blog, we talk a lot about singing tips and tricks for making your voice shine. And as you're learning how to sing -- especially if you're working with a voice teacher -- you've probably already learned how things like posture and breathing can affect your voice.
But how much do you actually know about how your instrument works? Understanding how your voice works is a big key to singing well, yet many vocalists never take the time to study it.
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Learning How to Sing: How Often Should I Take Lessons?
Before you begin learning how to sing, you'll need to find a teacher and schedule your voice lessons! But how often should you really be meeting with your instructor? Find out how to determine your needs & create your perfect schedule, with these recommendations from Forest Hills, NY and online teacher Claire W.:
Working your way toward learning how to sing means gaining control of your voice and refining your ability to express yourself with song. It can be a challenging task, but as