There’s no shortage of opinions and myths when it comes to singing, partly due to the fact that we all have different bodies, meaning we all have different instruments, and a singer’s experience is so subjective.
Another factor is: singing has been around forever, but vocology (the study of the voice) is relatively new, as is the ability to visualize the vocal folds in action!
Our Vocal Cords normally open as we breathe in air and remain open while we exhale. It’s also normal when we speak, sing, swallow, cough, or lift heavy things, that our vocal folds come together at different degrees of force. So what is Vocal Cord Dysfunction?
The first way to determine if you are a Contralto is to see if you can sing comfortably in the middle of this range from F3 to C5.This is often referred to as your tessitura. Your voice should have the best and most natural sound quality here and so tessitura is a word that specifically excludes the very extreme edge of your range on either side!
I'm Abram and today I'm going to talk about what I do in a beginner's very first vocal lesson. A lot of new students don't know what to expect when starting singing lessons. In this video I'm going to describe a general model to get somebody initiated into the practice of singing.
Riffs and runs are so fun, but they can be intimidating. That’s why we’re starting out easy, with a simple 3-note run. We’ll add on one pitch at a time, ending with a 5-note run pattern you might recognize. I’m Camille van Niekerk, here today with 30 Day Singer, and I invite you to follow along!
Most people don’t intend to sing for huge audiences - they just want to be comfortable singing in front of family and friends. But even that can feel intimidating! I’m Camille van Niekerk, singer and voice teacher with 30 Day Singer, and today I have 4 tips to help you sing in front of friends.
A Bass has the lowest-pitched singing voice of all the categories. The word comes from the late Latin word Bassus, meaning thick or low. We will show you all about the bass vocal range.
A Tenor has a high-pitched voice that falls between the Baritone and Alto voice types. The word comes from the old French medieval Latin word tenere, which means to hold. This is because the Tenor, being above the other male-associated voicetypes, often held the melody.
This week, 30 Day Singer instructor Abram Poliakoff will show you how to build singing confidence.
Singing in front of other people can be a nerve-racking experience. However, there are plenty of ways to prepare yourself to sing with confidence.
In today’s piece we dive into such an important topic that bridges between both voice acting and singing. In this article we will answer the common question many talent ask their coaches: What is a ‘Performer Mindset’ and how do I train to enter into that space?