Style and Performance

Welcome to the Style and Performance section of 30 Day Singer. As you grow comfortable with basic vocal techniques, these lessons provide a deeper focus around vocal stylization along with tips on how to perform like a pro! There are many styles of singing to explore and master, from pop, R&B, rock, classical, and country. Let us teach you how to sing in these styles with more ease for your next performance. After a few lessons you will find yourself singing with more confidence, poise, and with a signature style all your own.


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Jazz Singing New Years Classics Made Easy

By Camille van Niekerk

Jazz singing with New Year's classics Elements of jazz style: - Limited vibrato - Back phrasing - Embellishments (bends, trills, slides, etc) - Chromaticism -Songs: Fly Me To The Moon, Hallelujah I Love Him So, and Summertime

Mariah Carey Christmas RIFFS & RUNS

By Camille van Niekerk

-Break down riffs and runs from Mariah’s “Merry Christmas” album. Learn the pitches, practice each riff in sections and gradually increase speed. Plus, helpful tips to keep practicing on your own.

Christmas Caroling Made Easy For Beginners

By Camille van Niekerk

Learn the melody of Christmas classics! Helpful tips on phrasing and vowel modification for beginning singers. Key suggestions for each voice type (and starting pitches within those keys).

Improvising Your Own Riffs for Beginner & Intermediate Singers

By Camille van Niekerk

In this live lesson, Camille will be going over riffing from one pitch to the next (within the melody), embellishing a pitch (and landing back on that same pitch), riffing at the ends of phrases, stepwise riffs and riffs with leaps.

Song Work

By Camille van Niekerk

In this video, instructor Camille van Niekerk walks you through how to apply warmups to song work, and how to choose a good key for your range.

Pop Stylization

By Camille van Niekerk

Get your questions answered by instructor Camille van Niekerk on pop stylization and more!

The Queens & Kings of Vocal Jazz

By Camille van Niekerk

In this Live Lesson we will discuss the queens & kings of vocal jazz! We'll analyze the style of legendary jazz vocalists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and others!

Style Breakdown: R&B Artists

By Camille van Niekerk

In this lesson we will break down the vocal style of R&B singers. We will be covering signature R&B characteristics of the vocal stylings such as a smooth, rich tone, riffs & runs, improvisation and embellishment. We will be using examples from popular R&B artists like Khalid, Summer Walker, Chris Brown, H.E.R. and Doja Cat.

Style Breakdown: Country Singers

By Camille van Niekerk

In this Live Lesson we will cover the country vocal style! Topics we will cover include: - The country accent - "Twang" - Intentional scoops -Much more! We will be using examples from popular country artists like Luke Combs, Taylor Swift, Kane Brown, Miranda Lambert and Morgan Wallen.

Style Breakdown: Drake

By Camille van Niekerk

In this lesson we will break down the vocal style of superstar Drake. The topics we will cover include inflection & timing influenced by rap, relaxed enunciation, conversational tone and so much more!

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