Q&A: How can I get greater lung capacity?

Question: ” How can I increase my lung capacity, both for singing, and just in general? I feel I had greater lung capacity when I was younger. How can I get that back?” Answer: Really great question, thank you. To be a great singer—or to live a long, healthy life—you need great lung capacity, yes.…

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Q&A: Why Does My Voice Get Tired on High Notes?

Question: “Why does my voice always get so tired so fast whenever I sing high notes?” Answer: Our voice is more easily produced in the middle (speaking) range. In the upper range where we’re “wrestling with gravity”, there needs to be more stretch, and therefore, more power from below. Like building a tall building requires…

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Help ‘Sing Yourself Well’ Reach the World!

IMAGINE… A world where every child, woman, and man feels Free, Strong, Clear, Playful, and Full of Energy. And what if I told you, You could help create That World? Hi. I’m Ulrike Selleck, Healing Voice Expert, and author of Sing Yourself Well in 7 Seconds. There’s a missing puzzle piece to our health and…

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Q&A: In Classical Singing, does Singing into the ‘Mask’ really produce Better Sound?

Question: “I hear a lot about the need for ‘singing in the mask’. Is this as important in classical singing as it is in pop, country, or show tune singing?” Answer: Classical singing is produced effortlessly with your whole body—without the help of a mic. Therefore you need to use ALL the possible resonances available…

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Q&A How to Eliminate Vocal Fry at the Passagio

Question: “How can I eliminate vocal fry at my passagio?” Answer: This can happen when we get “lazy”. We sort of support, but not really. Not enough to make it through the “tough” spot of the passagio. Depending on your specific voice, your possible medical history, or even which of the two passagios are affected,…

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