A Simple White Girl’s Guide to Vocal Training Approaches – The Voice Club

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_video admin_label=”Video-teaching methods” src=”https://vimeo.com/119183480″ image_src=”//i.vimeocdn.com/video/568967402_960.jpg” play_icon_color=”#318bad”] [/et_pb_video][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] What’s the difference between vocal training methods and where did they all come from? Here’s an entertaining, fast-paced flyover of the Holy Grail of vocal instruction and the history of how different methods have tried to recover it. Plus […]

Are bad singers better worshippers? – The Voice Club

I’m going to share a secret with you: I’m uncomfortable singing in the church. Don’t get me wrong; I love singing in the church.  But between my inbred-midwestern-Nazarene-born fear of the fine line between ‘swaying for God’ and ‘ungodly swaying‘ and that time when my well meaning brand new husband told me I sing so […]

Signs of Trouble with Your Voice – The Voice Club

Is there something wrong with my voice? The Voice Club’s speech therapist Chelsea Roberts has a great list of symptoms that your voice could be in trouble. ____________________________________________________________________________ As a speech therapist, there are several things I listen for when evaluating a new patient. Most of the warning signs I listen for are also signs […]

How to Unlock Your Power

How can I get more power without running out of air or screaming

The 2 most common problems that happen when we try to sing with powerEvery singer wants more power.  (It’s #2 on most singers wish lists, right after ‘more range’)  They say some people are ‘born power singers’.  And if you don’t have a naturally ‘powerful’ voice, you’ll never be able to sing with power.But when […]

How to Harmonize FASTER

What is the best way to learn how to harmonize FAST? I’m gonna show you my method for teaching groups of non-harmonizers to do just that. So skip the theory and let’s get you some RESULTS!

Why Every Singer MUST See “Baby Driver”

I’ve never told singers there was a movie they had to see. Maybe that’s because no other movie has ever done what Baby Driver did.Baby…who-wha…?Baby Driver looks like the standard bank robber action flick. And if it were, I would’ve slept through it.  I have this weird medication-related thing where I literally fall asleep the […]

Top 10 Ways to Keep a Good Voice from Going Bad

Even a good singing voice can go bad. Here's how to avoid it.

When’s the last time you saw your favorite singers live?  If you’re like most of us, it’s been awhile.  Maybe that’s why what you’ll hear can shock you. You get tickets, jam into the venue and cheer as the drums start.   But then they sing.  And as they go along you start to realize  […]

WHY You Can’t Reach That Note

Why can't I reach that high or low note? Learn what's holding those notes back and keeping them weak

Because if nothing changes and we’re left not knowing what to do (outside of blaming our own lack of ability), it’s because of one of these:We weren’t honest about following what they gave us (we have to do our part)Our instructor didn’t know how to effectively communicate to us, orWhat they gave us as a […]

Remember that dream you ‘got too old’ for?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”P1″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] We’ll dang it if it ain’t a new year again.  That dreaded time when you tuck away the real dreams that once nagged at you and replace them with something much easier, like a new workout or another trendy diet. So im just gonna cut […]

More Vocal Damage for Meghan Traynor

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text1″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Have you heard? 22 yr. old Meghan Trainor (“All About That Bass”) has officially cancelled all remaining performances in 2016  to rest her voice?  And it’s not the first time. What Happened to Meghan Trainor’s Voice An Instagram post she sent seemed to blame bronchitis […]

Top 2 Gifts Every Singer Needs

Enough with the socks and gift cards! ​If you’ve got a singer or two high on your gift list, there are two things they will love. be totally surprised about and actually use all year.You don’t have to be a ‘serious singer’ to take great advantage of these top 2 gifts.  In fact, they’ll be really […]

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