How to Belt

by Mark Mekailian

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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.


Instructor: Mark Mekailian

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.