Closed vowels can be very tricky, but they also can be beautiful and resonant. It's all about the correct placement and the principle of perfect balance.
While there are no quick fixes or shortcuts, there are some hacks that will help you access muscles that are difficult to feel and isolate. Here are my top 5 hacks to access more singing power.
1. The Siren
3. The belt
4. The push
5. The straw
Are you tired, unmotivated, or overwhelmed? Do you want to practice but just can't seem to find the time or inspiration? Here are some tips to get s*** done.
I recently got a comment below one of my videos about vibrato that stated the following: "Vibrato is the inability to stick to the pitch. Why would anybody intentionally try to oscillate around the right note?"
In this video, I'll show you some examples of songs sung with and without vibrato. You...
What's the secret to sounding more polished? Cleaning up your onset. When it comes to high chest voice, you have to focus more on your support, airflow, and preparation. Here are some tips for a more accurate onset.
Tonor condenser studio microphone: https://amzn.to/3nm8wcS
Get the instrumental track: https://www.instrumentalplayback.de/produkt/over-the-rainbow-g-dur/
(my friend Volker Wachendorfer can provide the right key for you upon request)
This is one of my fondest memories. When I sang in this production of Rigoletto as Gilda, I was the only non-Italian in the cast. Everything was in Italian and they didn't slow things down for me when it came to staging and musical coaching. That gave me a crash course, although I had studied...
It's hard to be criticized, especially when it's about something very personal, such as your body or your voice. In this video, I share what I've learned over the years about getting and staying in a positive mindset, even when some people don't like what you do.