Every singer wants to hit better high notes – right? There’s a lot of wisdom in vocal technique to help you do this and today’s article reveals a few of the most helpful ones that have turned around singers voices the fastest.
Expand Your Vocal Range with These 10 Simple Tips Whether you’re a beginning vocalist or an experienced performer, you can always work on improving your vocal range. Hitting those higher notes can make or break a performance, but the most important thing is not to injure yourself in the process.
Polluted Vowels I have noticed that my choirs often sing less-than-pure vowels when the end of the syllable/word contains a singable consonant. R’s, L’s, and N’s are especially troublesome. I call these polluted vowels. Vowels can also be polluted when anticipating the second half of a diphthong. Imagine you have a bottle of drinking water.
Better Vowels In An Instant Vowels, vowels, vowels. Choir directors are all about vowels. Vowels are all about shape. The biggest problem I encounter with vowels is that they lack height. Another problem is that they lack structure. Here are some tips to help both problems. AW-ROO – your new best friend.
Singing Well With Others By Jaime Babbitt F or choristers, blending with their sections (and the entire choir) is as important as a sense of balance is to a downhill skier. It brings to mind the phrase, “You have one job!”
Fire Hose or Garden Hose? FIRE HOSE OR GARDEN HOSE One thing singers often fail to do is to set their mechanism fully before singing (remember: breathe through the vowel you are about to sing). Then they tend to anticipate the ends of phrases by relaxing before the cutoff.
Phrase Like Smarties PHRASE LIKE SMARTIES A lot of singers sing note-to-note, giving each note a beginning / middle / end. That is to say, each word or even syllable is delivered as its own separate entity. This causes a choppy sound, undermines syllable stress, and robs the phrase of a connected line.
Top 5 Tools and Rules Of Great Vocals – Cari Cole Voice & Music Co. By Cari Cole The great thing about voices is opinions are highly subjective. People’s opinion of what makes a voice great varies. Like 50 flavors of ice cream, the many genres of music give the music lover choices.