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3 Reasons Why *Paying Attention* to Your Vocal Practice Matters

3 Reasons Why *Paying Attention* to Your Vocal Practice Matters

You may have read my article about the Fire Engine exercise, but did you know that I require my students to give me three observations about what happened when they did that exercise each an every time they do a repetition? Yes, it’s true. “Seriously? Isn’t that overkill?” you might wonder. It’s not overkill and,Read more about 3 Reasons Why *Paying Attention* to Your Vocal Practice Matters[…]

No Falsies Allowed! (Or, “What is Falsetto and How Do I Deal with It?”)

No Falsies Allowed! (Or, “What is Falsetto and How Do I Deal with It?”)

“Falsies? What???“ No, I’m not referring to eyelashes (or to any other body part…). I’m just humorously (trying, anyways) referring to that kind of singing in your head voice that sounds thin and, well,false. That’s how it got its name, “falsetto,” or “false voice.” What Is Falsetto? Let me give you an example. I wentRead more about No Falsies Allowed! (Or, “What is Falsetto and How Do I Deal with It?”)[…]

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