Singing Tips Category: Singing Technique

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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How to SING with VIBRATO

SINGING with VIBRATO After ‘singing in tune’ the next ultimate aim for many singers is developing vibrato. But is it really that important? Maybe, maybe not…in this video, Dr Dan discusses ‘vibrato’ and provides a practical exercise designed to help you experience it in your own sound. Vibrato is formed into the sound when the…

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The ‘Lady Gaga’ Singing Exercise

Lady Gaga Singing Exercise Looking for a fun exercise to improve your articulation and overall diction? Look no further. Introducing the Lady Gaga singing exercise. We cannot confirm that Lady Gaga uses this exercise herself…but she should! This exercise is particularly helpful for singers who are looking to relieve some of their tongue-root tension; that…

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