Singing Tips Category: Performance

Do this EVERY TIME before you sing!

Vocal Warmup Routine A vocal warmup routine doesn’t need to employ fancy singing exercises to be super effective. Today I’m going to walk you through a straightforward collection of activities perfect for the beginner singer, specially designed and organised to prepare your voice for excellent singing. In many respects, a vocal warmup routine is an…

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How to get your Music Videos noticed on YouTube

YouTube Singing Videos Today I want to help you get more positive views and reviews on your YouTube singing videos, as well as offer some helpful tips designed to build resilience around your brand. YouTube is awash with millions of artists vying for a minute of the viewing public’s time and interest. So how does…

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Want to become a Professional Singer? WATCH THIS!

Professional Singer I know when I first started to sing professionally, I had no idea how to get my first paid gig, let alone what I should charge. So today we’re going to take a look at the two main routes to being a professional singer as well as some ideas that I know will…

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Antidepressant Medications and the Singer’s Voice

Antidepressant Medications There are countless reasons why a singer might be prescribed mood stabilising drugs or antidepressant medications. From stress and general anxiety through to major depressive episodes, the reasons for pharmaceutical intervention are unique for every individual and require a tailored approach. We now understand that psychological conditions affecting our mood and our general…

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The Impact of Alcohol on the Singing Voice

Alcohol One of the reasons why alcohol has become an issue for some singers is because of the Rock n Roll culture that tends to follow the pubs and clubs scene. It’s not unusual, for example, for a band in residency at the local club to be offered an open bar tab during their set….

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What should singers eat and drink?

Singers Diet Have you taken a moment to consider your singers diet? How does your daily diet affect your voice and your singing? As vocal athletes, we need to consider every aspect of our existence and how our everyday habits might be impacting the condition of our voice. Garbage in, garbage out right! And the…

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How to AVOID the DANGERS of TV TALENT SHOW AUDITIONS

TV Talent Show Auditions TV Talent show auditions have become so pervasive in our modern society that some people now incorrectly believe that they are the only way into a music performance career. So, let’s talk about the top ten reasons why you should reconsider your audition for the next TV Talent show. Now, a…

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Singers, Are You Looking after your Ears?

Hearing Loss Hearing loss. I wonder whether you’ve stopped to consider just how important your hearing is. As one of our five primary senses, hearing is used for many things including balance and alerting us to hazards. I think most of us understand that our ears play a pretty important role when it comes to…

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How to Learn NEW Songs: and never forget the Lyrics

New Songs The very first thing you need to do when learning new songs is identify your own learning style. At a basic level, there are three learning styles: auditory, tactile and visual. Understood simply, auditory learners acquire knowledge by hearing and listening. Tactile learners engage their learning by touching and doing, while visual learners…

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Copycat Singing can WRECK your voice!

Copycat Singing We love to listen to other singers because we love the sound of their voice. But did you know that copycat singing could wreck your own voice? There is no other voice on the planet like yours. Never has been and never will be. Even if we found your vocal doppelganger, we’d still…

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