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The Importance of a Vocal Coach & Training

In Ability, Best Practices, demo singing, expression, harmony/BGVs, Music, Music Business, People that Rock, Performance, Singing, Try this, You HAVE to on March 9, 2011 at 3:01 am

Guest Blog by Vocal Coach - Jessica L. Ford

Teachers can “hear” and “see” what a beginning vocalist cannot. All of my students say they benefit from my teaching, even during the first lesson, and develop a better understanding of their voice. So, how do you find a coach that is suited for your voice?

Do you find that your improvement has halted and/or you are experiencing vocal problems that you cannot correct? Read the rest of this entry »

The Importance of Vocal Health

In Ability, Best Practices, expression, Know This, Music, Music Business, Performance, Singing, You HAVE to on March 8, 2011 at 6:01 am

Guest Blog by Vocal Coach - Jessica L. Ford

Vocal health is important but have you ever wondered why? What does taking care of your voice really mean? It means always warming up before you sing. It means never straining. It means keeping yourself hydrated. It means not smoking and allowing for sufficient time to rest after a long day of singing. Do you wonder why these things are so important? Here are three good reasons why… Read the rest of this entry »

The Importance of Vocal Practice/Warm-up

In Ability, Best Practices, expression, harmony/BGVs, Know This, Music, Performance, Singing, You HAVE to on February 28, 2011 at 6:01 am

Guest Blog by Vocal Coach - Jessica L. Ford

A study by Elliott, Sundberg, & Gramming emphasized that changing pitch undoubtedly stretches the muscles, and any singer will tell you that vocal warm-ups make them feel more prepared. Physical whole-body warm-ups also help prepare a singer. Muscles all over the body are used when singing (the diaphragm being one of the most obvious). Stretches and relaxation of the abdomen, neck, and shoulders are important. Stress and tension can influences the sound of the voice. Read the rest of this entry »

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