Mark Mekailian is an LA-based vocalist, songwriter, artist (as Mark Pico) and multi-instrumentalist/producer hailing from the renowned USC Popular Music program. He's studied under Grammy-winning artists Patrice Rushen and Michael Boddicker, as well as acclaimed vocal coach Jeffrey Allen. Along with garnering multiple national honors and awards, he's performed with celebrities like Josh Groban, Juanes, and Raul Pacheco. Mark is often found performing in the greater Los Angeles area, leading worship at churches, and making music and friends wherever he goes.
Welcome to Daily Practice Routine for Beginners! Like any skill, we grow the most when we make our goals our habits. Regular practice makes perfect. There are no prerequisites for this course, so we're starting with the basics. We'll be taking an in-depth look at sustainable, controlled singing, how to control habits and how to make an efficient practice routine. We'll cover the body as an instrument, breathing, and warming up. Let's get started!
If you ever wanted to learn how to belt, big, powerful notes, like your favorite rock, gospel, blues or musical theater singers, then start with this lesson. You'll learn how to control your breath, compress the voice and use the extended pathway for a more beautifully resonant tone.