Category: Learning to Sing

How to Sing in Tune

By Chris Chew

If you have been watching singing reality shows such as The American Idol series, you would have heard the judges using words such as “pitchy” or “off key”. What exactly does pitchy means? It simply means that the singer went out of tune or could not sing well in a certain key or at times singing off key.

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Contrary to popular belief, it is not only people who are tone deaf who sings out of tune. Even professional singers do sing out of tune occasionally. By the way, most tone deaf people when trained rightly can sing in tune. But that is for another article.

There are many reasons why people sing off pitch, such as developing bad vocal techniques, breathing the wrong way, singing in keys that are above or lower their vocal range or just simply being inexperienced or are not trained to sing well.Continue reading How to Sing in Tune

How NOT to Become a Singer (And Work Harder at Doing It)

Author: Diana Yampolsky

Please note: The below article is meant to be a humorous essay on the all too frequent use of various incorrect vocal techniques. As the disclaimer often goes: Do not take it directly and do not try this at home!

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I thought that in this article I would vent a little of my frustration and have some fun while sharing some of the insights I’ve gained over the years regarding myths about learning to sing.Continue reading How NOT to Become a Singer (And Work Harder at Doing It)

How your Larynx Affects your Singing

by John Daniel Scott

The muscles controlling and surrounding the larynx represent one of the most important control system affecting the human voice. For most singers, learning to stabilize the larynx is essential for vocal health, the increase of range, and the proper blending of chest and head voice.

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In this article I will attempt to shed some light on larynx position and offer some exercises that can help you improve your voice by stabilizing your larynx. Keep in mind that full time voice students may spend years on this! But a little awareness goes a long way in saving your voice from the harm caused by singing on a high larynx.Continue reading How your Larynx Affects your Singing

Increase Your Vocal Range With These Four Secrets

By Jane D Thomson

Do you know what your favorite singing stars all have in common? Besides the fact that they’ve racked up millions of dollars doing exactly what they’ve always dreamed of…

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Besides the thrill of performing again and again in front of thousands of adoring fans…

Besides a rock solid career that has lasted many years?Continue reading Increase Your Vocal Range With These Four Secrets

Learn Proper Breathing Support For Singing

By Sarah Walther

In singing proper breathing support is very important, because it is one of the foundation. Proper support must be observed for you to have quality voice and it makes singing a joy. If you have proper support, in the eyes of the audience the production seems effortless and magical. In this article I’m going to share to you helpful tips and learn to sing with proper breathing support.

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Stand Tall

In singing perfect posture is very vital as well as good breath control. In doing this, you have to look at the mirror by standing sideways and observe your posture. You must see to it that your back is as straight as a board.Continue reading Learn Proper Breathing Support For Singing