What do voice students do? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T11:51:04-07:00
- Learn everything they can about their voice
- Remember that learning vocal technique is a process
- Listen to other speakers and singers for examples and non-examples of technique and expression
- Practice vocal development and skills at regular intervals each week
- Focus their awareness on the sights, sounds, and feelings of vocal technique
- Focus their awareness on the words and sentiments of a song or monologue and explore personal performance choices
- Practice patience so they enjoy the journey of changing their technique and expression
- Experiment with new ways of doing many things
- Try out new sounds in a supportive environment
- Experience, laugh, cringe, question, and often smile with joy, satisfaction, and wonder
- Sing and speak… just for the joy of singing and speaking
What do voice teachers do? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T11:53:42-07:00
- Give feedback as expert listeners and observers
- Deliver practical instruction for experiencing and habituating your best vocal tones and technique
- Train you to hear pitch issues and correct them so that you sing in tune
- Give scientifically-based knowledge about the voice, its health, and the many and varied ways to use it
- Exercise expert analysis of vocal problems and/or technical errors and teach techniques to solve them
- Offer suggestions of repertoire from your chosen style based on your own voice
- Prescribe exercises to target vocal issues or a particular aspect of singing/speaking technique
- Explain the process to become more expressive and communicative as a performer
- Teach a relaxed awareness while singing / speaking to make vocal and expressive choices
- Empower you to effectively use many vocal techniques
- Explain how to learn and practice songs and text
- Teach you how to warm-up and rehearse your own voice
- Teach you how to achieve a healthy, consistent, and vibrant vocal sound with an expanded range, natural vibrato, and expressive and interesting tonal colors
- Teach stage presence and song interpretation
- Explain diction and phrasing solutions
- Make learning and lesson time enjoyable for you
What do voice lessons offer me? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T11:54:42-07:00
- Knowledge and technique to keep your voice strong and healthy and vibrant
- Ways to avoid hoarseness and laryngitis
- Consistent feedback and practice to learn to sing well / speak well
- A feeling of relaxed comfort when performing
- Vocal control and polished performances
- Knowledge and understanding to self-monitor your singing / speaking
- Vocal technique and ear-training to sing on-pitch
- Knowledge and and framework for music sight-reading
- Ability to perform your chosen vocal style well
- Solutions for your vocal issues – I collaborate with your ENT and/or SLP.
- More confidence in your abilities when singing / speaking in public
- More expressive and communicative performances for audiences
- Preparation for auditions, performances, events, and work
- Enjoyment and satisfaction when singing / speaking
- Increased vocal range for singing and speaking
- Development of a natural vibrato plus vowels that work with your anatomy
- Understanding of what you hear other singers / speakers doing
- Fun while singing familiar and new music
- Fun incorporating your voice with expressive spoken text
- Improvement of your style and technique
- Easier, more efficient breath management
- Knowledge of your voice and what it can do and cannot do
- Understanding of how to choose your own music
- The ability to sing and like you always wanted
Why take voice lessons? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T11:56:57-07:00
- I love to sing; I want to learn more!
- I struggle to get the sound I want while singing my music.
- I struggle with my voice on stage or at work.
- I get hoarse a lot.
- I get laryngitis a lot.
- I run out of breath a lot.
- I feel uncomfortable singing certain parts of songs.
- I feel discomfort with certain parts of my script or speech.
- I want to sing on pitch.
- I already sing well; I want to sing even better!
- I want to end my vocal fatigue or my voice struggle.
- I want more skill and consistency in my singing / speaking.
- I want more confidence when I perform.
- I want to be more expressive as a performer.
- I want to prepare for new singing and speaking opportunities.
- I want to learn to sing well.
- I want to enjoy singing.
- I want to enjoy acting without vocal issues.
- I want to give the director what he/she wants.
- I want to blend in with other singers and actors.
- I want to increase my vocal range for speech or song.
- I want more vocal sound choices.
- I want to have a natural vibrato.
- I want to choose good songs for my voice.
- I want to manage my breath better.
- I want to learn how to audition.
- I want to experience vocal ease.
Web links I trust:
How can I become artistic in what I do? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T12:13:48-07:00
What is Belting? Can I do that? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T12:11:49-07:00
What is a tessitura? How does that affect me? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T12:11:01-07:00
What is CCM singing? How do I do that? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T12:04:52-07:00
What is Bel canto singing? How do I do that? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T12:03:38-07:00
Am I experiencing issues with diction? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T12:02:26-07:00
How do I achieve “resonance? What does that mean? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T11:59:26-07:00
What’s the issue with posture? ROsborneAdmin 2017-08-04T11:59:02-07:00