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The Internet is an amazing resource

I know a lot of people use online instruction videos for basic techniques, so I picked out a couple to share with you. Here’s a good WikiHow article on singing: http://www.wikihow.com/Sing In the article, he stresses the importance of getting in front of a teacher.  While there are basics to singing, the way you use these techniques needs to beobserved and

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I’ll be singing the National Anthem this summer. So can you…

There’s a reputation out there that singing the National Anthem is an impossible task and only for the most brilliant and talented singers. I’m here to politely dispute that assumption! The Star Spangled Banner is a patriotic song with a melody borrowed from a popular British song written by John Stafford Smith in the 1760’s.  Being that

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Learn to memorize quickly

Sometimes opportunities come unexpectedly. Be prepared! These tips will help you memorize new lyrics or a monologue in short order!   )

Auditioning for a Singing Competition

Are you considering it? Auditioning for X-Factor? Maybe you are just inspired by the singing shows, and want to try out for a school talent show or do a community open mic.  Or you love Karaoke. All of these opportunities will be better if you prepare.  So here is the first of two videos I’ve

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Early Celebrity, is it worth it?

I remember when Charlotte Church was all the rage.  Her voice was so pure, and touched many people as a result.  Other young singers – usually little girls – have followed in her footsteps.  Jackie Evancho being the latest.  Here’s an article that discusses the disadvantages of pushing a talented youngster towards fame too early:

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Learn all the Secrets Professionals Use to Sing

People tell you that you sing well, but YOU know you could be better! You want better high notes, more breath control and a tone that will WoW an audience. (And sometimes you suffer from stage fright.) Students who’ve studied with me have gone on to win competitions, join bands and learn to sing like

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