Tag: Vocal Chords

Vocal Performance Preparation

Whether you’re going to be singing in a live performance or a recording situation, proper vocal preparation is essential.  Warm up exercises not only improve the quality of your singing, they also help protect your vocal instrument from damage.

But it’s not just the singing that can cause damage. Screaming, too much talking, or talking in noisy surroundings can also stress your vocal chords.

The lead singer in a band I was in had to stop singing for three months due to damage to her vocal chords.  We were playing every weekend in a local bar, and, in between songs, people would come up and talk or request songs.

The damage was caused not by her singing (her singing technique was excellent), but by having to lean over her keyboard and talk over the crowd noise.Read more: Vocal Performance Preparation

The Best Vocal Breathing Exercises

By Laura Terry

As singing tutors demand you to focus on singing by using your diaphragm, you may curiosity however it’s enduring to better your singing. Coaching teachers advise you to rehearse vocal breathing exercises.

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Using your diaphragm for breathing itself is not easy and using it for singing is still more difficult. The fact is that diaphragmatic breathing and diaphragmatic singing have nothing to do with good singing, leave alone improving the quality of singing.

I don’t think that practicing of your singing skill have nothing to do with your singing quality. After all, our purpose of practice singing exercise is solely to improve our singing skill and quality. In fact, it’s related to the speech level singing where it is the best combination of breathing, speech and singing.Read more: The Best Vocal Breathing Exercises

How to Get Better at Singing

By Ty Samuelson

Lots of musicians, whether they are in a rock band or interested in opera are interested in how to get better at singing. It takes three things: practice, dedication, and a good training program, whether it is a teacher or something else.

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Of course, there are a few steps along the way. Ears, voice, and body must work together to make a sound, and just as with any other instrument, any slight changes to the shape or condition of the body can have drastic effects on the end result.

First thing you’ll want to do is train your ears. Your ears help you determine if your vocal chords are singing the right pitches. Ear training is one of the essential courses of study at any university level music program, and transcends all instruments.Read more: How to Get Better at Singing