Vocal Damage Symptoms and Prevention

2021-06-15T06:35:55+01:00

We often talk about the importance of protecting your vocals when singing. Giving you the tools and techniques to sing safely is one of our top priorities here at London Singing Institute. Vocal damage can be experienced by even the most professional singers, however, so it’s important we learn to recognise it and know how to prevent it. Here are some vocal damage symptoms to watch out for, as well as lifestyle factors that will affect your vocal health. What Is Vocal Damage? We’ve all experienced a little damage to our vocal cords from time to time. Whether that’s after a [...]

Vocal Damage Symptoms and Prevention2021-06-15T06:35:55+01:00

Exercises to Improve Your Vocal Pitch

2021-06-07T07:34:42+01:00

Unless you want to join one of the ‘worst contestants’ compilations of popular singing competitions, training your vocal pitch is important! Unlike piano, guitar or any other instrument that may physically need tuning, you control your pitch through your body. Many students who embark on singing lessons for adults don’t necessarily have a bad pitch, but rather are not used to using the muscles and mechanisms they need to control it. So, let’s talk about this all-important aspect of music that is so crucial for a truly great performance. Keep on reading, as we also discuss useful exercises to improve your [...]

Exercises to Improve Your Vocal Pitch2021-06-07T07:34:42+01:00

The best singing exercises for the voice

2021-05-03T18:26:06+01:00

We all know that doing strenuous exercise without a proper stretch and a warm-up can result in injury. But what about your vocals? The soft tissue of your vocal cords and larynx is susceptible to damage and needs proper care. As vocalists, we do so by performing singing exercises and warm-ups to gently wake up our vocals and make them nice and supple for a stunning performance or practice session. If you have only just started your singing lessons for adults, some of these may seem funny or odd to you, but embrace the weirdness! Vocal warm-up exercises are really fun [...]

The best singing exercises for the voice2021-05-03T18:26:06+01:00

7 Ways to improve your voice

2021-03-10T13:47:55+00:00

Everyone from a budding vocalist to an advanced singer is constantly looking for ways to improve their voice. No matter how great you are as a singer, there will always be more to learn, which is the beauty of any creative endeavour. Singing is unique because your body is actually your instrument, so having that mind-body connection and learning to engage all elements that make up a powerful singing voice is crucial if you’re looking to improve. In this blog, we will unpack 7 ways to improve your voice. These are tips you can implement right away for quick results! 1. [...]

7 Ways to improve your voice2021-03-10T13:47:55+00:00

How to get started with singing

2021-03-10T13:48:27+00:00

Many people would love to learn how to sing, but sadly, a lot of us assume we can’t do it or that it’s a talent rather than a skill. Sure, some people are more musically talented than others, but the truth is everyone can learn to sing! So, if you’ve always wanted to tap into your beautiful singing voice (which all of us have) but you don’t know where to start, this article is for you. Here we will explain exactly how to get started with singing, both mentally and physically. How to Get Started with Singing: Your Mindset A good [...]

How to get started with singing2021-03-10T13:48:27+00:00

7 Vocal types and how to determine yours

2021-03-02T11:48:44+00:00

As you begin to develop your vocals, learning more about your range, vocal style and other unique characteristics will assist you on your journey to become a better vocalist. Getting to know your singing voice will help to find songs for your vocal range that highlight your best qualities, avoid straining and identify areas for improvement. You can also find your vocal range and famous singer match that may give you some ideas on how to use and train your own voice. Although you may have previously heard of the main voice ranges for males and females, there is so much [...]

7 Vocal types and how to determine yours2021-03-02T11:48:44+00:00

The Three R’s: Register, Resonance and Range

2020-05-14T10:31:51+01:00

In this post, I will be discussing vocal registers, resonance and range, and how you can use the different registers of your voice and resonating areas to sing with ease and create a spectrum of variating sounds. So, while you may do some training to work towards achieving one consistent voice, you can also explore techniques to bring out other desired tones and colours to offer a multitude of voices! Range If you have ever sung in a choir you have probably been organised into one of the voice types below. When learning to sing we fall into many [...]

The Three R’s: Register, Resonance and Range2020-05-14T10:31:51+01:00

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