Singing Tips Category: Singing Technique

Sing with a Balanced Voice

Coordinated Singing Voice When most students step into my teaching studio, they bring with them what I would describe as a co-dependent vocal system. What is a co-dependent vocal system and how can we work towards the higher ideal of a fully coordinated singing voice? So, what is a co-dependent vocal system? Well, the answer…

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Prepare your WHOLE Instrument

Full Body Singing Warmups Full Body Singing Warmups help to prepare your whole instrument for singing. I’ve got several videos about vocal warm-ups that target the preparation of your singing apparatus: your larynx and its surrounding musculature. But what about the rest of you? As I’m fond of saying, “Your entire body is your voice!” So,…

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How to Sing with a Neutral Larynx

Neutral Larynx What is a neutral larynx? The position of the larynx when singing is hotly debated among singing teachers. The long-standing classical ideal instructs the singer to lower the larynx. The contemporary methodology of Speech Level Singing, otherwise known as SLS, encourages a laryngeal position that resembles speech patterns; that is a middle of…

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How to Find Your Voice

Find Your AUTHENTIC Singing Voice For some, finding their authentic singing voice is akin to searching for the Holy Grail. Most singers know intuitively that they have a unique sound, but many struggle to find it! Today Dr Dan is going to give you some practical exercises designed to reveal your one-of-a-kind voice. One of…

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Caring for the Voice after Vocal Fold Surgery

Vocal Fold Surgery Post-op Care Vocal Fold Surgery, at the best of times, can be a daunting experience. During the surgical procedure, we have virtually no control and we have to trust in the skills of the surgeon and theatre staff. But the moment we wake from general anaesthetic we become an active player in…

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How to sing with a MIXED Voice

Mixed Voice Mixed Voice! It’s kind of a strange terminology. Aren’t all vocal sounds a mix in one way or another? Today, in easy to understand language, Dr Dan unravels the mystery that is mixed voice and gives a couple of suggested songs that will help you to access and practice a mix sound. Mix,…

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Supercharge your Vocal Workout

Singing Practice Routine How do you develop a great singing practice routine? How much and how often is a question I get asked a lot, so let’s answer this query once and for all, and while we’re at it, we’ll also discuss exactly ‘what’ you should be practising to get the very best out of…

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Vocal Range and YOUR Singing Sweet Spot

What is Tessitura and how can it improve your singing? I think many singers find themselves confusing the concept of range with the higher ideal of Tessitura. When we talk about our vocal range we’re referring to the distance between our lowest singable note and our highest singable note. The human voice, on average is…

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How to Fix SHARP SINGING

Learn how to fix Sharp Singing. Sharp Singing. Incorrect notes can be really frustrating when you’re first starting to work on your singing. Today we’re going to look at those notes that overshoot the mark. Singing sharp can be fixed and in this video, we’re going to learn how. Regardless of where you are in…

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How to Fix FLAT SINGING

Learn how to fix Flat Singing. Flat Singing. No one chooses to sing notes that don’t quite hit the centre of the target. But alas, every voice does it. For many of you the idea of being heard to sing out of tune is akin to the embarrassment you might feel if you had to…

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