Singing Tips Category: Vocal Pedagogy

The Difference between a Tenor and a Baritone

The Difference between the Tenor and Baritone voice. Tenor and Baritone. The aim of today’s video is to celebrate the biological differences between the tenor and baritone voice type. Of course, the same applies when comparing any two voice types. In fact, we’d even hear variances when comparing two voices of the same voice classification….

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When SINGING is more than just SINGING

As many of you know, I sign off each and every video by saying, “I’m Dr Dan, sing well!” Well, recently someone left this rhetorical statement on one of my videos, “Why don’t YOU sing well??? Sing something, for goodness’ sake!!!” Hmmm, I think this accusation deserves a video response. PLAYLIST 1: Watch Dr Dan…

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Can YouTube teach me HOW TO SING?

Can YouTube teach me HOW TO SING? We all do it! We all use YouTube as our go to platform when we want to learn how to do something. YouTube has taught me how to fix my dishwasher. It showed me how to replace a broken light in the tail gate of my car. And…

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My voice hurts when I sing! Should I have it checked by an ENT?

My voice hurts when I sing! Should I have it checked by an ENT? We spend a lot of time here at Djarts talking about the importance of vocal health and the need for every singer to monitor the condition of their voice. But as the old song goes, it’s a fine line between pleasure and…

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Learn to SING from the DIAPHRAGM | Singing MYTH EXPOSED!

Learn to SING from the DIAPHRAGM | Singing MYTH EXPOSED! I don’t think there’s a singer alive who hasn’t been told to sing from the diaphragm! But what does that mean, and more importantly, is it an instruction you should even take any notice of? Have you ever been told to ‘sing from the diaphragm?’…

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Improve Your Vocal Stamina

How to IMPROVE Vocal Stamina Singing a three-minute song is one thing. But what about singing for a full hour set? Come to think of it, what about singing multiple sets over multiple nights? Maybe you need to improve vocal stamina! Today we are looking at Vocal Stamina. It sounds rather fancy, but it isn’t….

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What is Speech Level Singing?

Speech Level Singing – The SLS Method Explained If you’ve spent any amount of time on YouTube searching for tips about singing, then you’ve most likely heard the term ‘SLS’ or Speech Level Singing used to describe a certain singing methodology…Today I want to give you a bit of background on SLS and take the…

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Know Thy Voice

The Swollen Vocal Cord Test Learn how to repair your voice with the swollen vocal cord test. Many singers that step into my studio for the first time don’t know their voice very well at all. When they sing, they simply open their mouths and hope for the best. But here at Voice Essentials we…

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World Voice Day 2016

April 16 is World Voice Day. An internationally recognised day when we acknowledge the gift of voice and all that it brings to the human race. How will you treat your voice this World Voice Day? Watch the video for a few tips on how to celebrate World Voice Day 2016. — TOOLS for SINGERS…

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Find QUALITY information about SINGING online

There is so much information available online today. The biggest challenge: how do you sort out the good from the bad? And when it comes to singing, how do you know whether the instruction your receiving online is of a high quality or not. Well today, I’m going to direct you to some excellent sites…

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