In Episode 94, Sara talks about how to rid yourself of tension in the jaw that can be affecting your singing and your body.
In this episode Sara answers a user question about how to reduce noise when breathing.
A special episode made for my Youtube subscribers. For everyone to see, but lurkers had better come out, leave comments, ask questions, and help make many new SingingTV episodes in 2015!
I’ve had a lot of people ask me how to rest their voices. The vocal cords, like other muscles, may need rest due to simply being tired from lots of use or overuse. They may need rest due to a pathology, like vocal nodules, a hemorrhage, polyps, or other problems you hopefully don’t have.
The problem is, most people don’t know how to properly rest their voices. They’ll talk, whisper, or listen along to music, which can use both the cords themselves, along with the other laryngeal muscles.
Watch this video to learn how to rest your voice efficiently.
In Episode 89, Sara answers a user question having to do more with music notation. Question: “What’ the difference between the notes facing up and the notes facing down?”
Got an email from my friend and fellow educator Rosse from her students in Guatemala, so I’m answering them in this episode.
In this episode Sara takes information covered in previous episodes and shows you how to turns a well-practiced blues scale into different licks.
You maybe be familiar with recent articles listing the “Greatest Singers of All Time”. I have noticed several FB friends have posted one of the following two articles recently:
In Episode 86, Sara discusses the range of the human singing voice and the inherent problems with the claims being made in the articles referenced above.
This episode could alternatively be called, “Why Don’t I Have a 5 Octave Range”? In this episode, Sara explains that a normal voice range should extend about 2 1/2 octaves, and gives viewers generalized pitch parameters for bass, baritone, tenor, alto, mezzo soprano, and soprano singers.
I’ve heard a lot of confusion from SingingTV’s Youtube users regarding registers and what they mean. Episode 84 should clear up and confusion. Enjoy!