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It’s Time to Scat

Can you free your mind to sing notes that are not Beyoncé’s and still stay within the harmonic structure of her song? –asks Donna McElroy

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Do You Get Enough Vocal Rest?

Whether or not you are a singer or a cab driver, it’s time to take care of those little membranes – says Donna McElroy

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What’s Your Vocal “Thing”?

It’s time to carve your niche in the singing world – says Donna McElroy

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Vocal Coach in Residence: Donna McElroy

This month’s coach has opened for Ray Charles, sung backing vocals for Amy Grant and appeared on the Tonight Show.

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The 2 Most Common Criticisms of Singers

Vocal competition judges repeat similar messages that singers can learn from – says Jeannie Deva

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7 Mic Tips & Tricks to Improve Vocals

See your microphone as a part of your vocal personality – says Jeannie Deva

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11 Elements of Success

Luck is great when it comes – in the meantime, invest in these actions – says Jeannie Deva.

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7 Vocal Exhaustion Remedies

Ever find your voice has run its course before you’ve finished the gig? Jeannie Deva provides solutions.

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NEW Vocal Coach in Residence for June

Jeannie Deva gives her best advice on gear, venues and singing with power. Here it is.

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Is a Singing Teacher a Counselor?

Strong emotions can emerge in voice lessons. Deal with them so you can move ahead with your life…and your singing –says Hannah Northedge.

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The Mixing Board in 30 Seconds

Ever felt bewildered by all of those buttons and knobs? Recording-Mix-Mastering & FOH Engineer Wes Maebe charts a way through the confusion.

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Own the Stage with Each Song

Developing a simple checklist can transform the performance of each of your songs – says Peter Bach of Basix.

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Top Solutions for Stage Fright

Here is your “emergency kit” to tackle performance anxiety – the very best wisdom from top performance coaches.

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Between Song Chatter – Top Tips

Make your performance move from good to excellent with some purpose and planning to your “between-song” communication and –says Toke Wulf of Basix

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Judith Owen on Singing

What does it take to sing, sing again – and never stop singing? Judith Owen reveals her singing DNA.

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I Want My Raspy Morning Voice to Stay!

What is happening in the morning with my cool, raspy sound , and is there a way to sustain this voice for performances?

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How To Fill the Vocalist Shoes

Singers need to remember 3 things when joining an existing band –says Morten Sønderby

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Rock Like: Axl Rose, Brian Johnson and James Hetfield

There are healthy ways to add grit to your voice, without relying on smoking, drinking or nodes! –says Jaime Vendera

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How to Get that Song out of Your Soul

Get around your “quality filters” and bring your original song into the world -says Anders Ørsager of Basix.

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NEW Vocal Coach in Residence: Basix

This month we have 6 Coaches in Residence! Come and meet the team…

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Breaking Down the Riffs

Hundreds of thousands of singers are learning to riff with Natalie Weiss’s YouTube series, Breaking Down the Riffs (BDTR).

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Mic Stand Nightmares

An amazing performance can be sabotaged by one element I NEVER would have suspected -says Jeannie Deva

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Cure Performance Anxiety with Tapping

A powerful technique can work in as little as 30 seconds to normalize your heart rate and your confidence level –says Lisa Popeil

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Create a Killer Promo Team

Take your music to the next level with professional (or home-grown) team members –says Lisa Popeil

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Plugging in Your Mic: Dos & Dont’s

Thought plugging in your mic was simple? It kinda is. But Wes Maebe reminds us of perils we must avoid.

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9 Ways to Save Your Voice

“There are only two things worthy of your paranoia and that’s your left and right vocal folds. Here are some strategies to keep them happy.” –says Lisa Popeil

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Master The Art of Resonance

You can be in control of your vocal ring, brightness and nasality – says Lisa Popeil

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NEW Vocal Coach in Residence – Lisa Popeil

She’s performed live with Frank Zappa and done backing vocals with ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic…

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The Secrets to Singing Longevity

89-year-old performing singer Frank Holder shares the insights behind is vocal power.

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Develop Active Posture

‘Amp up’ your voice to its full potential by using the rest of your body – says Dane Chalfin

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