Singing Tips Category: Performance

How to Sing Like Frank Sinatra – The King of Swing

Sing Like Frank Sinatra Sing Like Frank Sinatra, why Frank Sinatra? Well, Frank was an interesting singer and performer. By today’s standards, and what the general public has come to expect from a standout voice, Frank was fairly ordinary. He rarely sang outside of an octave range and he almost never displayed vocal acrobatics of…

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Become a FIVE STAR SINGER

Five Star Singer There are five areas that every singer needs to develop if they want to be a five star singer. I think when most of us start out on our learning to sing journey we believe that it’s all about singing in tune and remembering the lyrics. But after a little while, we start…

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Help! I’ve Got Laryngitis! | Can I Still Sing?

Help! I’ve Got Laryngitis! Can I Still Sing? Of all the days to get laryngitis! You’ve been preparing all week for this gig, but yesterday you felt a slight niggle in the throat, and despite your best attempts to ward it off by overdosing on vitamin C, you’ve woken with a sensation in your throat…

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Gigs for the Beginner Singer

Places to Perform as a Singer Not everyone who is learning to sing has a desire to perform. And that’s OK. Singing needn’t be about the product. It most certainly can be all about the process. This being said, many of you are refining your vocals because you’re on a journey towards performance. So if…

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Manage STAGE FRIGHT when Singing

How to manage STAGE FRIGHT when Singing You’ve been practising your technique. You’ve learnt your lyrics, and you’ve tamed most of the melody. Now it’s time to perform. Just one last hurdle to leap over: Stage Fright and Nerves. We all get them, but for some of us the butterflies in the stomach can feel…

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3 Vocal Fry Singing Exercises

Vocal Fry Singing Vocal fry singing is one of those sounds that singers can use to great effect. What is it, and how can you apply the contemporary effect of vocal fry to your singing? Stick around for the next few minutes and try these three fun and easy vocal fry singing exercises to find…

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Singing Techniques and Performance | The Right Order of Things

Singing Techniques and Performance Singing Techniques and Performance – get them in the right order! You could be forgiven for thinking that I believe singing is all about the technique. But let’s be clear, you can be the most technically proficient singer around, and still be a pretty hopeless singer. Today’s video is all about…

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Singing Warm ups | The HOW, WHY, and WHAT!

Singing Warm Up We all know we should do it, but less than 13% of us actually prepare our singing voice for use with a well-structured and intentional singing warm up. That means that the vast majority of singers are missing out on the short and long-term benefits that a vocal warm-up provides. In today’s…

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Learn to Sing with Backing Tracks

All of us have done it. We hit play on our favourite new song and we sing along with the artist, mimicking and emulating their every note. This can be a great way to familiarise yourself with a new tune, but if you always practice with the original artist’s voice in the track you could…

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Why do my Smartphone Voice Recordings SUCK?

Why do my Smartphone Voice Recordings SUCK? Most of us have done it right. Whether for vain or practical reasons, we’ve all recorded our singing using our smartphone. But smartphone voice recordings rarely sound decent. And when we hear our own voices played back, if it doesn’t live up to our personal expectations it can…

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