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Performing Artist

Sooner or later the moment will arrive when you sing in front of an audience. Don’t wait too long, because it is fun to do, it gives you valuable experience and maybe even feedback. It is okay to be a…

How to Overcome Stage Fright

Stage fright is a common phenomenon, that many singers encounter as soon as they do something in front of other people. To be honest I don’t like the term stage fright because it suggests something qu…

How posture affects your singing

„From our pain levels to our self-confidence, our posture impacts more than we think“ – Daniel Bubis Postural System The postural system supports everything we do – standing, sitting…

Vocal health

It’s a singer’s worst nightmare: losing the use of his or her voice. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent vocal damage actively. When you sing a lot and want to keep it up, you should definitely lea…

How to Find Your Own Authentic Voice

Today I want to give you a couple of tips that you can apply to find your natural voice. This is quite a big topic that is totally underestimated. A habit many singers have is that they want to sound …

Resonance in singing

“Resonance is where the magic happens, it is what gives your voice intensity, personality, emotion, and what helps you make a mark as a singer. Resonance is all about better tone quality” Victoria Rap…

Why do you sing out of pitch?

Everyone sings out of tune sometimes. It happens to the best of us! The major question here: ARE YOU AWARE OF IT?, and HOW CAN YOU IMPROVE IT? Where does pitch come from?  All singing comes from …

Articulation

Articulation means the good and clear pronunciation of words. But there is more to it! Next to improving the singer’s understandability it also affects the resonance and interpretation. So artic…

Singing with Vibrato

What is Vibrato? When we hear someone singing with vibrato, we hear a tone with regular fluctuation: it’s not `straight´ but slightly changes in pitch and volume. It can give the voice a warmer and mo…

Vocal distortion

What is vocal distortion?  Distortion is a ‘noise’, an effect that can contain a range of emotions from aggression to devotion. The more a sound is distorted, the more ‘noise’ and the less tone there …

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Contemporary vocal techniques: Heavy modal, Twang, Belting

Contemporary vocal sounds heavy modal, twang, and belting are the main sounds of today’s pop, rock, and soul music. The contemporary singing styles often have a powerful midrange.

Singing with intuition, skills, emotion, and thinking

📚TERM. Intuition Intuition is the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning. 📚TERM. Rational Something based on clear thought and reason. Singing is somet…

Classical vs. Pop/Jazz singing technique

What are the significant trademarks and differences between Pop/Jazz and Classical singing and how did teaching methods develop the styles?

How to avoid constriction while singing

Constriction is a thing almost every singer needs to deal with! It arises through the lack of breath support, and happens around the passagio/voice break.

How to learn a song effectively

When you want to learn a song effectively I recommend using the three phases: L-E-I of practicing. The phases consist of 1. Learning 2. Exploring 3. Interpretation of the song.

Why open mouth and throat while singing

The Vocal Tract is magical. Gaining control and coordination of shaping it, gives you many sound options when you speak or sing!

Breath support

Breath support is the foundation of our singing. I chose to write about it because it connects the topics of the two latest articles breathing and voice registers and will make your singing easier.

What are voice registers?

Talking about voice registers one can go crazy! The terminology often leads to confusion and misunderstanding, because different words describe the same things… With this article, I want to make…

Breathing for singing

How to get aware of your breathing and eventually manipulate it in your interest! The rhythm of our breathing is the fundament of our lives. It is a reflex action and it occurs approximately 24,400 ti…

What´s a voice type? Why do I need to classify mine?

After this article you´ll have a better understanding of voice types, you will know why you need them and how you can find yours.

How to analyze your voice

“If you want to change or improve something about your voice, you need to listen to it first”. Let´s analyze what you got and find out what you need, to own the sound of your voice.

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Top 10 songs of 2020 on Singing Carrots

2020 with all its challenges is finally over. It’s time to look back and see how it went. Let’s explore which songs people were singing throughout the year! We looked at our website stats and compiled…

What is vocal range? This is why you should know yours.

This post covers: What is vocal range; Why is it useful to know your vocal range; How to find your vocal range; What voice types are and which of them your voice belongs to