Cause of hoarseness in performance

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    Grandlakestream 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind response Camille. In an effort to avoid a repeat of this incident, what might I have been doing wrong to cause the hoarseness while performing? I simply said I must've overdone it, but what specifically might that be? Too much belting? Singing in keys above my normal range? Appreciate your input always, Randy

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    Camille van Niekerk 1 week ago

    Typically, overdoing it comes down to singing in a range that's taxing (usually high), at a volume that's taxing (could be quietly or loudly), for a long time. Another common issue is oversinging because you can't hear yourself well. A few things to try next time: work with the sound engineer so you can hear yourself well, take regular breaks, stay hydrated, trust your technique (to avoid oversinging or straining), and choose songs in a comfortable range. Break a leg! :)

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