Vocal Tips

The Anatomy of a Singer’s Mouth

2023-01-30T05:21:16+00:00

Have you ever thought about the positioning of your tongue? For most people, when singing, there is little need to think about what the tongue is doing. Your mouth naturally falls into place as you enunciate each note. So, it might surprise you to know that you can improve your technique greatly by considering things like tongue placement, jaw positioning, and the shape of your mouth. Let’s look a little closer at how the anatomy of your mouth can affect your voice. The Tongue You have probably already noticed how your tongue moves to help you say certain letters. But this [...]

The Anatomy of a Singer’s Mouth2023-01-30T05:21:16+00:00

How Does Your Voice Deteriorate with Age (And How Can You Protect It?)

2023-01-03T21:27:51+00:00

Like the rest of our bodies, our voice gets weaker with age. You might find that singing all day makes you feel croaky and hoarse. And your range might decrease, so you can no longer hit those higher or lower notes. If singing is your passion, this might not be music to your ears. But the good news is that there are things you can do to protect your voice for longer. What Happens to Your Vocal Cords as You Age? Two small muscles support your vocal cords. These muscles push the vocal cords together when you speak or sing to [...]

How Does Your Voice Deteriorate with Age (And How Can You Protect It?)2023-01-03T21:27:51+00:00

Got an Attack of the Earworms? Here’s Why!

2022-11-28T12:20:11+00:00

Why Do Certain Songs Get Stuck in Your Head? We’ve all been there – politely minding our own business before getting an attack of the earworm! Whether it is a song you love, one you hate, or one that you just happened to hear on the radio, an earworm can be a seriously annoying ailment, as it tends to be made up of just one or two lines of a song on a loop. And no matter what you do, that mind melody just won’t go away! So why do we get these songs stuck in our heads? What Is Involuntary [...]

Got an Attack of the Earworms? Here’s Why!2022-11-28T12:20:11+00:00

6 Features of an Amazing Singer

2022-11-25T09:45:02+00:00

Anyone can hold a note if they want to (yes, it’s true!), but there are certain features that separate good singers from amazing ones. Read on to find out what features the best vocalists have in common. They Look After Their Voice Ask any professional singer and they will tell you the importance of caring for your voice. This is about more than simply warming up your vocal folds before a performance. It is about keeping your whole body in tip-top shape, but especially your chest, throat, and mouth. This means making sure you are eating the right foods and drinks. [...]

6 Features of an Amazing Singer2022-11-25T09:45:02+00:00

7 Ways Singing Helps Reduce Stress

2022-11-21T20:17:59+00:00

Feeling stressed? Studies have shown that a singsong could be the answer to all that tension in your body. So, turn up the volume and belt out your favourite tunes at the top of your voice! Not convinced that singing is the answer to all your stress? It is important to remember that stress is a symptom, not the actual problem. So, while the cause of your mental anguish will still be at large after your warbling, your reaction to it will be calmer and you will be better able to cope with the problem. Here are seven ways singing helps [...]

7 Ways Singing Helps Reduce Stress2022-11-21T20:17:59+00:00

NFT Music Market: Is It a Viable Income Stream for Musicians?

2022-09-01T20:45:53+01:00

In today’s music industry, musicians have to constantly navigate the ever-changing online environment. Disappearance of opportunities and emergence of new ones happen within the space of a few months, and we must stay adaptable, in the know on the latest trends. Most importantly, however, we need to carefully discern which trends and opportunities will suit us as individuals. There are endless ways to make money as a musician, so knowing what works for you and your audience is the only thing that matters. Some musicians make their money from streaming, others through live shows and concert sales, or even through brand [...]

NFT Music Market: Is It a Viable Income Stream for Musicians?2022-09-01T20:45:53+01:00

This is the Journey from Beginner Singer to Pro

2022-08-17T07:14:03+01:00

Have you ever wondered how beginner singers turn into professionals? Most musicians start off somewhere and world-class singers undergo lots of training, trial, and error to get to where they are. So, if you’ve always dreamt of being in the limelight or if your goal has always been to support yourself through singing, here’s what you can expect when you embark on adult singing lessons. Stage 1: Beginner Singer Stage This is where everything is new to you. You are just finding your voice and getting to know it. You may have been inspired by a particular vocalist and want to [...]

This is the Journey from Beginner Singer to Pro2022-08-17T07:14:03+01:00

Why Adult Singing Lessons are the Best Way to Learn Music

2022-08-17T07:13:19+01:00

Music has an incredible effect on our mental and physical health. Adult singing lessons can improve your wellbeing, reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, while helping you find your community of other musicians. There is no shortage of physical benefits too – improved oxygen supply thanks to the deep breathing techniques, improved stamina and more. For many, singing is the most accessible way to learn music. Here’s why… You Are The Instrument There’s no need to buy expensive equipment or make space for it in your home. You already have everything you need to start making music – your voice! Want [...]

Why Adult Singing Lessons are the Best Way to Learn Music2022-08-17T07:13:19+01:00

6 Singing Styles You Should Try!

2022-07-05T10:09:50+01:00

Have you always dreamt about singing? Maybe there’s a vocalist that you have been particularly inspired by? As you start your musical journey through adult singing lessons, there are many singing styles available for you to explore. If you’re not sure which one is right for you, let’s look at the most popular singing styles we teach at London Singing Institute and find out more about them. Classical Have you been inspired by famous opera singers and want to try classical singing? It’s regarded as one of the most complicated genres to sing and, classical music in general, is often seen [...]

6 Singing Styles You Should Try!2022-07-05T10:09:50+01:00

5 Excuses That Stop You from Taking Adult Singing Lessons

2022-07-05T10:06:05+01:00

Have you ever had that feeling that you want to pursue something but you’re holding yourself back? Maybe you’re afraid of failure, maybe you don’t think you have enough time – whatever the reason, the concept of learning something new can be intimidating. It’s the fear of the unknown or feeling like we’re not ready to make space for a new activity in our lives that can hold us back from an incredible experience. If you’ve always wanted to take adult singing lessons, let us clear those doubts for you! Here are 5 excuses that stop you from taking adult singing [...]

5 Excuses That Stop You from Taking Adult Singing Lessons2022-07-05T10:06:05+01:00

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