Singing Tips Category: Singing Technique

How to Sing RIFFS and RUNS

How to Sing RIFFS and RUNS What do Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Jessie J and Tori Kelly have in common? They all use vocal riffs as a part of their artistic signature. Actually, there are countless artists currently using riffs and runs to enhance their vocal performance. How can you take full advantage of this stylistic…

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How to SMOOTH VOCAL BREAKS in Singing

How to SMOOTH VOCAL BREAKS in Singing We’ve all had it happen. You’re singing through a song and you get to that point in the piece where your voice breaks, flips, clunks, or simply disappears altogether. How do you smooth vocal breaks in the singing voice? You know you have notes above that point, but…

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Learn to sing with less JAW TENSION

When people think of the classic singer, I think they picture the larger than life soprano with a mouth opening that could catch an albatross. That big wide open mouth may look impressive, but is that the best position for efficient singing? — TOOLS for SINGERS — * More Vocal Exercises * FREE articles about…

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How to STOP sounding NASAL when SINGING

How to STOP sounding NASAL when SINGING There seems to be one type of vocal sound that most people are keen to avoid: Nasality! Most singers what to stop sounding nasal. What is nasality, why does it get such bad press and how do you remove it from your sound. These three questions will be…

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How to fix ‘Tongue Root Tension’ Issues

How to Relax The Tongue for Singing “You can’t sing with it, and you can’t sing without it!” Your tongue plays a crucial role in your singing, but equally, it can get in the way and ruin your performance. So I guess we better learn a little bit more about how to manage that unruly…

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How to Sing ROCK!

Learn to SING ROCK Music Do you want to sing rock music with authenticity and sustainability? This video will help you to sing rock music without killing your voice in the process. Rock vocals are predominantly a TA dominant mechanism. Some people refer to TA dominant mechanism as a chest voice sound. This TA dominance…

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Muscle Tension Dysphonia | Severe Vocal Fold Constriction

Muscle Tension Dysphonia and Vocal Fold Constriction Many of us take singing for granted. We open our mouths and, for the most part, enjoy the physical sensations we receive from our singing. Sadly, though, this is not always the case. For some singers the process of singing has become a nightmare of tension and vocal…

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How to SING with less STRAIN

How to Sing with Less Strain! How can we sing with less strain? Singing is and should be a wonderful physical experience. Why then do so many singers look like they’re in pain every time they open their mouth? It all looks so effortful, but does singing need to be such hard work? Energy looks…

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Is breathing IMPORTANT when learning to SING?

How IMPORTANT is BREATHING for Singing? Did you know that there are some singing teachers who believe that breath control is an unnecessary area of practice for the developing singer? These voice instructors think that your breath will take care of itself if you sing with good physical balance. Is this true? How IMPORTANT is…

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Singing with Forward Placement

Forward Placement Singing “Sing into the mask!” “Feel the voice behind your eyes,” “Sing on the lips!” You’ve probably had a singing teacher or heard someone here on YouTube giving similar instructions to these. So what’s actually being asked of a singer when these directions are being given; and can the imagery of forward placement…

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