Getting Started with 30 Day Singer

Here are some quick tips to help you start your journey to better singing.

Frequently Asked Questions
and Beginner Guide

Can you sing in tune?
Find out with this quick video.

By Camille van Niekerk

Singing in tune is good place to start! But how do you sing in tune and how do you know you are singing in tune? Watch this video for tips and tricks for singing in tune with a song, with yourself or with other singers!

If you’re struggling, we've got you covered.

By Camille van Niekerk

In this tutorial you will learn the basics on how to discriminate between pitches and how to match pitch. You’ll also get the best advice for choosing and learning easy songs.

By Camille van Niekerk

This tutorial will expand on the vocal exercises and techniques covered in Part 1. This next step involves walking you through how to sing warmups with stepwise patterns, how to sing arpeggios, and a closer look at a variety of warmup patterns while changing keys.

Not sure what your vocal range is?
Find out in 4 minutes.

By Camille van Niekerk

In this video, we’ll go over how to determine your vocal range quickly and efficiently. Learn where your voice sits in your vocal range in under 5 minutes!

This article will help you identify which vocal range you are closest to.

By Camille van Niekerk

When we’re talking about a singer’s vocal range, we mean the range of musically useful pitches a singer can consistently access. You might be able to make a noise on some very low or very high pitches. Read more to find out what vocal range you are .

Handy Practice Routine for Beginners

By Camille van Niekerk

In order to improve as a singer, you need a great daily practice routine. Here are some ways to develop a great daily routine to fit your specific goals!

Where to Start

Tips for Practicing and
Getting Better

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions.

The short answer is: yes, you can improve! But let’s talk about why we feel that’s not true and what we can practically do to see improvement. Read more here.

Many new students ask: how many lessons am I supposed to complete per day? What if I want to watch more than one lesson? How much time should I spend practicing? What should my practice routine look like? We’ve got answers to those questions to set you up for success! Learn about that here.

It depends on what you mean by “results”! There’s no magic vocal exercise or mental trick to “transform” your voice. All vocal “skills” are just coordination between your brain and body, like any other physical skill. I’ll share some guidelines for realistic expectations. Learn more here.

It can be overwhelming when your goal for a performance is perfection on every level. Instead, establish one goal to focus on. Maybe it’s engaging your body or relaxing your jaw. Whatever it is, that can really help ground you and give you a sense of accomplishment. More advice here.

Common Areas of Focus

By Camille van Niekerk

The majority of male singers are not comfortable in head voice - but we’re going to change that! Navigate head voice coordination and transitioning in and out of your head voice in this tutorial.

By Camille van Niekerk

Mixed voice, also called mixed registration or “your mix” is the holy grail for most singers. It’s also a topic fraught with confusion, and people have different definitions for mix. Let’s clear that confusion in this tutorial.

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