Twenty years ago, I wrote a song parody about vocal technique, using the tune of a well-known song from a musical we all know. In 2017, I wrote a blogpost about it, which you can find here. When I decided to put together Back to … Whatever, I thought that the first thing we neededContinue reading “B2W: My Favorite “Sings” Vocal Technique Bootcamp”
(Yes, I forgot to write yesterday so this is a day late) Do you anticipate returning to auditions/rehearsals for: School? Choir? Community (or professional) theater? College? And you really haven’t done all that much over the past year of pandemic? Or even if you have, you feel like there’s more you can do? Do you needContinue reading “Tune Up and Tune In”
This afternoon, I gave my first Vocal Boot Camp (online). 9 people attended (I had room for 10), and we spent the first hour and a half going through the elements of vocal technique (BRAAP™), along with some handy dandy slides I made on Canva – here’s one: We did some vocal exercises during theContinue reading “Vocal Boot Camp”
Last year at this time, I felt very positive about the year going forward. I had gone through a year-by-year decade review and felt very proud of the changes I’d made and things I’d achieved. I expected even more good things to happen in 2021. Some of the things that I was expecting to doContinue reading “What Worked in 2020”
How do you deal with performance anxiety? Is it something that you have dealt with? Once? More than once? Every time you get up in front of anyone? Do you wonder why on earth you do it but yet you keep doing it?
Last week, I addressed my five points of vocal technique that I use for starting out beginners in my studio, which is reduced to the handy-dandy acronym, BRAAP™. Students who work with me receive vocalise sheets that they can draw from to set up their practice time. This is just to get them started, becauseContinue reading “Structuring Your Practice Time”