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
The Truth About Having a Bad Singing Voice
Do you love to sing but are afraid you have a terrible voice? This is the most common fear and complaint that our vocal teachers hear. Some people believe they can never become singers because they hate the sound of their voice, and they discourage themselves from giving singing their best shot.
Even if you have a "bad" singing voice in the beginning, the truth is that once you understand the basics and establish good practice routines, you'll become a much better singer. You'll also come
How to Select the Best Songs to Sing at Open Mic
What are the best songs to sing at an open mic? Here, online teacher Liz T. shares her best tips for selecting a song and impressing the crowd...
If youre a singer looking to get more experience performing your songs in front of a live audience, attending a live open mic is a great way to start! Open mics are becoming very popular these days, and you dont have to live in a major city to sing at one. Many local restaurants, coffee shops, and colleges host open mic nights to build a
How to Select the Best Song for a Musical Theater Audition
Preparing for an audition? Learn how to select your repertoire with these helpful tips from San Jose teacher Alison C.:
Picking out the best song for a musical theater audition is one of the most crucial decisions youll make. Your selection must demonstrate not just what a great singer you are, but also your ability and appropriateness for the role you want, your professionalism, and your ability to follow direction. Of course, once you have your song, you will need to rehearse and coach it t
3 Tools Every Successful Songwriter Needs
Do you want to write songs, but aren't sure where to start? After you've asked yourself these two questions, it's time to gather your materials and get to work. Read on for advice from Austin, TX teacher Gfire M...
Having started writing songs at age 11, then having studied with well-known songwriting teachers from Boston, LA, and Nashville, I have learned to keep three essential tools on my desk whenever I am developing a lyric. If you do the same, you will be able to add depth