vocal exercises

  • Breathing techniques for singing

    Singing is all about having a good technique. Like any other sport you can train yourself to become better at it. How do you do this? Simple, you need to use various breathing techniques related to singing which help you exercise and train your lungs, vocal chords,...

  • Vocal Warm ups – why bother with them?

    Ask yourself a question. If a friend asked you to join them in a 10 mile run starting immediately, would you say yes straight away on your way to the start line or would you say ‘Let me warm up first and I will join you when I am ready’? People seem to think...

  • How to do vocal warm up exercises

    Just like athletes, anyone who sings should warm up correctly before any practice session and main performance.  You should go through a variety of warm up vocal exercises to loosen your voice and limber up your muscles to be able to be in the best condition for...

  • Perfect vocal warm up exercises

    If your ambition is to be a good singer then it is essential you do some vocal warm up exercises. You might be thinking ‘I have managed just fine without them so why bother now?’ The reason is simple, doing some simple vocal exercises will put you on the first...

  • Breathing and vocal exercises for singers

    One of the foundations of learning to sing correctly is knowing how to breathe correctly as well as learning how to correctly control the way you breathe so that when you are singing your breathing is being used to optimum effect. As soon as we are born our breathing...

  • Breath Control for Singers featured on The One Show 18th April 2012

    The One Show recently included a feature on breath control for singers. Presented by Carrie Grant, British vocal coach and session singer, the feature began – and ended - with two extraordinary facts: the longest note in UK chart history is held by Morten Harket...

  • Breathing techniques and exercises that won't ruin your voice

    Not everyone knows this, but if you don't know the correct breathing techniques when singing you can seriously damage your voice and your health. Knowing how to breathe properly and knowing the right vocal exercises can improve your singing. Anyone who likes to...

  • Vocal exercises for the perfect singing voice

    There are people who are born with the talent to sing, there are those who struggle to sing but still, vocal exercises are needed in order to be a good singer. These exercises are needed to develop the singing voice and in order to carry a good tune. But what are...

  • Breathing techniques for singers

    One of the biggest challenges any singer faces is learning how to breathe correctly. As if that is not hard enough they also need to know how to control their breathing so it is used to optimum effect when singing. From birth our breathing is naturally correct....

  • The Music Tutors: POWERbreathe Week 5 - Exciting

    Just took another set of readings and am quite excited! It's 9 days since the last post and there have been more definite improvements for me.  Laura is very much looking to catching up where she left off when I meet up with her again.  I haven't managed to do...