Practicing when away from online portal/piano

Posted in Category Singing Basics
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    Jared 4 months ago

    Hello again! :)

    Any suggestions about practicing away from a track, such as when doing miscallaneous tasks and I think to myself, "I could be using these 2 minutes to practice?" I know we practice mums, guhs, trills, etc to the chromatic scale. Is it still advisable to practice even when I can't pitch match to these scales and go in 1-3-5 or 1-5-4-3-2-1 patterns? Any other suggestions for practicing away from our resources?

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    Camille van Niekerk 4 months ago

    Hi, Jared! You can vocalize on any pattern, gradually moving up and down throughout your range. That's the tricky thing for beginners, though: moving up or down in half-steps without a pitch reference. Typically when I'm away from the piano or laptop, I'll do slides (1-5-1 or 1-8-1) on a lip trill, or I'll work on a song. But if it's song work, I recommend at least getting your starting pitch (from a piano app or tuning app on your phone). 

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