"Take a deep breath" is an often misused vocal direction to imply that in order to sing for a longer phrase you just need to have more air in the lungs.
Singers are tricky to buy for. You no longer need CD's, concerts are out, when will they get to perform live again? Who knows. Here are my Top Christmas Gift Ideas for the singers close to you.
Singing is quite like sport in a lot of respects. We use our muscles for complex movements, we push ourselves to our limits, we train, make quick decisions & require stamina & fitness to perform. Just like with sport we also need to warm-up our voices. Here are some reasons why, & how you can maximise your warm-up.
We have kind of been thrown into this whole online thing haven't we. We haven't been allowed to sing properly in public for months, & we still can't sing without standing behind a plexi-glass wall. We have been more or less forced to start singing online. But it has been a real eye opener for a lot of people. I am personally a huge advocate for the benefits online singing lessons, having started learning with Dave Stroud back in 2010!!! (yes that was when NZ Still didn't have unlimited internet capacity) Here are a couple of reasons why I am still advocating for online learning, because it just works.