“I would like to give my son two singing lessons for his birthday.” This was the conversation I had a few days ago with a very nice woman. Unfortunately, I had to let her know that that was just not who we are. I had another parent recently ask me if we could correct the
Miriam Iams is a new violin and voice teacher here in the Denver metro area. We are so excited to have her on staff, and teaching lessons in Thornton, Denver, and Fort Collins!
When we are taught the proper way to sing, it is proven to prolong the life of your vocal chords. One of the reasons I believe this is so important for an alto is simply because of the natural low register of their voice.
This entry is to singers taking who are having trouble singing vowels. There are some steps you can take that will help produce a better vowel sound. We all know that singing is singing on vowels. Go ahead, try to sing a “D”, “T”, or “B”. You can’t do it. The sound you’re actually singing
I believe the importance of alto singers in a group cannot be overstated. They make the sound of a choir full, contribute to the melody, and have the best ears when it comes to female voices.
This Article will examine the roll of a soprano in a choral group, or even how a soprano affects a small group or duo. Sopranos Carry the Melody Probably the most important job of the soprano section in a choral group is to carry the melody. When a person is listening to a song, the
These three exercises should be done in order, every day so that you can become familiar with yourself, how and when you produce tension in your singing, so that you can learn how to reduce it little by little.
With your hand on your diaphragm, repeatedly take in a short breath and exhale it quickly with the mouth closed, making a “hm” sound. This will ensure that you’re engaging the muscle and get you used to feeling what it’s like to use your diaphragm.
This is the 3rd and final post in a short group that grew from getting a terrific video of a 6-year-old voice student. The 1st blog entitled You’re How Old Taking Voice Lessons was a celebration in teaching younger voices. The Second blog called 7 Unhealthy Habits, was a list of caution. I now present
Be Careful, poor and unhealthy vocal habits are everywhere. Use this list of 7 to identify ones that might be happening in your vocal studio. Voice Teachers unite! A short wile ago I wrote a blog entitled 6 and Taking Voice Lessons. I’d like to follow up by sharing the some great warning signs that