Singers, Let’s Talk Resonance…In The Shower!

Ever notice how your skills as a singer skyrocket whilst singing in the shower? There’s a good reason for that. In a word: science! “Shower You” could totally end up on Team Blake because of amplification, resonance and reverberation. Hard-surfaces in your bathroom...

How to Be Heard Clearly Through a Mask

One of the most unexpected developments of 2020 is the new “popularity” of masks — aka face coverings. Whether you’re giving a presentation, catching up with a friend or ordering an orange mocha frappuccino, you’ve most likely experienced some challenges communicating...

Vibrato … How it Works, and How to Improve Yours

Ahh, vibrato. The pleasing-to-the-ear vocal effect that enhances any voice with an undeniable polish, warmth, vitality and style. So what exactly is it and how does it work? The word vibrato comes from the Italian “vibrare”, meaning “to vibrate”. Which makes sense...

What is Overtone Singing?

And now for something a little outside the (voice) box! Let’s have ourselves a listen to some overtone singing. What is overtone singing you ask? It’s a vocal technique that involves a singer keeping one note steady (the fundamental note) while manipulating the shape...

Voice Straws

I get asked about voice straws often, and I definitely think they’re a valuable resource. Using pressure and resistance in the throat, voice straws function as a training and rehabilitation tool for the vocal folds. Working with a straw can alleviate vocal fatigue,...

How To: Sing the Riff from Tory Kelly’s PYT

Want to improve your riffing? Then of course you’re watching Natalie Weiss and her spectacular Breaking Down the Riffs series! As Natalie explains, “The key to riffing in my opinion is pitch; once you have pitch, you can riff!…It’s all about just remembering the...

The Perfect Vocal Warm Up?

So you’re gearing up to sing some tunes, to belt some hits, to bust out some serious vocal stylings? More power (ballad) to you! But what is the perfect vocal warm-up? Is there such a thing? The truth is, the answer will be different for each singer. Like stretching...

Vocal Technique Articles

How to Be Heard Clearly Through a Mask

How to Be Heard Clearly Through a Mask

One of the most unexpected developments of 2020 is the new “popularity” of masks — aka face coverings. Whether you’re giving a presentation, catching up with a friend or ordering an orange mocha frappuccino, you’ve most likely experienced some challenges communicating...

Voice Straws

Voice Straws

I get asked about voice straws often, and I definitely think they’re a valuable resource. Using pressure and resistance in the throat, voice straws function as a training and rehabilitation tool for the vocal folds. Working with a straw can alleviate vocal fatigue,...

How To: Sing the Riff from Tory Kelly’s PYT

How To: Sing the Riff from Tory Kelly’s PYT

Want to improve your riffing? Then of course you’re watching Natalie Weiss and her spectacular Breaking Down the Riffs series! As Natalie explains, “The key to riffing in my opinion is pitch; once you have pitch, you can riff!…It’s all about just remembering the...

The Perfect Vocal Warm Up?

The Perfect Vocal Warm Up?

So you’re gearing up to sing some tunes, to belt some hits, to bust out some serious vocal stylings? More power (ballad) to you! But what is the perfect vocal warm-up? Is there such a thing? The truth is, the answer will be different for each singer. Like stretching...

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