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Online video lessons allow you to learn at your own pace, review previous lessons on demand, and access instruction on any topic, any time. But there’s one component that video lessons can’t easily account for: the ability to measure your pitch accuracy. Within a private, one-on-one lesson (either in person or online), a skilled teacher is the one providing feedback on your pitch accuracy. Chances are, you’ve chosen video lessons for both the convenience and the cost. So how can we get that feedback without a teacher?


Why do people talk about mixed voice as if it’s the holy grail? What is it in the first place? How can I tell if I’ve found my mix? All great questions - and believe me, I understand how confusing this topic can be. In this article, I’ll do my best to demystify the mixed voice for you and give you some practical tips to find and strengthen your mixed coordination. 


Head voice, falsetto, and whistle are the three highest-pitched registers of the voice. This article will help you understand what they are, the differences between them, and how to exercise your voice within your uppermost registers!


How to Sing - Chest Voice

Posted June 3, 2020

The term “chest voice” refers to the register in which most people speak and sing low to medium-high pitches. Chest voice is characteristically full and strong, with a naturally higher volume and warm, rich tone. 


Vocal Fry - What is it and Usage

Posted June 1, 2020

vocal fry

Have you heard of vocal fry? Even if you’re not familiar with that term, you’ve most certainly heard people speak and sing using vocal fry. So what is it, and when should you use it? Read on to find out!


Daily practice gets a little complicated when you live with roommates or family members. They might be understanding - but what if you’re in an apartment with neighbors on all sides? This article will give you some tips on how to practice quietly!


If you’re new to our site, welcome! We’re so glad you’re here and we’re excited for you to learn with us. 

Many new students ask: how many lessons am I supposed to complete per day? What if I want to watch more than one lesson? How much time should I spend practicing? What should my practice routine look like? 

We’ve got answers to all of those questions to set you up for success!


Vocal Nodules - Preventing Injuries

Posted April 28, 2020

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By Camille van Niekerk 

Because your voice is part of your body, it’s sensitive and susceptible to damage in ways that other instruments are not! And, unlike any other instrument, it’s irreplaceable.  

This article will provide valuable information on how to keep your voice healthy and prevent injury, including signs and symptoms to pay attention to.  


It depends on what you mean by “results”! There’s no magic vocal exercise or mental trick to “transform” your voice. All vocal “skills” are just coordinations between your brain and body, similar to any other physical skill.

Most people, when they ask that question, want to hear a dramatic difference in their tone, or a huge expansion in their range, or the ability to “belt” high notes with ease...


How to Sing with More Emotion

Posted March 11, 2020

It’s one thing to simply recite the words and notes on the page, it’s an entirely different thing to bring those sounds to life. It is vital to sing with emotion, otherwise a robot could do what you do! Here are some tips for how to tap into your emotions to be able to convey them through song.