Narrow Your Vowels

By |October 24th, 2014|

There are a handful of different things that help to contribute to balancing the voice, and one is narrowing the vowels. So why is narrowing your vowels important?

Well, narrowing the […]

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Discipline

By |October 18th, 2014|

Maintaining discipline isn’t always easy, but it is a vital part of becoming successful in anything you want to do (singing is no exception).

It’s the smallest changes in habits over […]

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Compression Helps Free the Voice?

By |October 14th, 2014|

When I first started looking into the idea of compression as a singer, I’ll be honest in saying that I didn’t like the sound of it. Anything that seems to […]

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The Show Must Go On

By |July 31st, 2014|

Greetings, my family of singers. Today’s article is more of a reflection than my typical singing tips, but something within me told me I should share it, so I hope […]

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Artistry: A Perfection-Free Zone

By |June 2nd, 2014|

I can’t think of something more toxic to an artist than trying to be perfect. Striving for perfection is like chasing a unicorn, only much less fun.

How often do you […]

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It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It

By |April 30th, 2014|

Maybe I should be ashamed of today’s example, but I just couldn’t resist sharing 🙂

The title of today’s lesson is something we’ve all heard from one parent or another – […]

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Why You Should Be Unrealistic…

By |April 7th, 2014|

 

Story time: A while back I was having a conversation with a friend of mine. It gradually turned into a heated debate where we were talking about our lives, and […]

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Style Lesson: Drawing Listeners in with the Lilt

By |March 19th, 2014|

Sometimes it’s hard to describe what makes a singer so effective at commanding the attention of their listener. A good singer can seduce with dynamics, use tone to add depth […]

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How to Sing Super Low

By |March 6th, 2013|

Hi, I am 19. I sing bass and baritone (Bluegrass gospel and southern gospel). I would love to increase the depth of my low end.  I can sing down to a […]

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Q&A: How Do I Get Rid of My Break?

By |February 27th, 2013|

When I sing you can distinctly tell when I transition from my chest to my head voice. It sounds like a breaking point. How do I get that smooth transaction? […]

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