How can I sing high notes smoothly with my head voice? Video

Question: “How can I sing high notes smoothly with my head voice? I can sing a very powerful E6 with vibrato and all, and my high mix is also very good but when sustaining higher tones say at C6 and above, I struggle to sustain vibrato and keep it sounding strong and not weak. Are there…

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Is someone who is 5’3″ 110 pounds likely to have a high pitched voice?

Question: “I’m currently learning how to sing opera and I’m told I have a high-pitched voice. Is that related to height? And are most people my size/height likely to have high pitch? Or is it just happenstance?” Answer: Good for you. And yes, that’s a good question. To be clear upfront: I have not done…

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How do I Know If I’m a Soprano, Mezzo, or Alto?

Question: “How do I know if I’m a Soprano, Mezzo, or Alto? I feel like my throat is going to explode if I try high notes, because it hurts. That’s why lower notes are easy for me.” Answer: This is a tricky one. I’ll give you a few pointers, but without actually hearing you—as in a…

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Is There a Good Reason Opera Singers Sing the Way They Do?

Question: “Is There a Good Reason Opera Singers Sing the Way They Do? Opera singing seems rather contrived. I find the tone and excessive vibrato exceptionally grating. What is the reason for these strangely forced vocal techniques if they don’t actually make a voice sound better?” Answer: Haha, GREAT question. I felt exactly that way. I…

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How to Use the Power of Your Voice – Video

This is a short excerpt from my concert 7 Arias for 7 Chakras and The 7 Seconds to Now System. In it I share a few snippets of how your voice can help you snap out of a funk and get you present and happy. Like it? Please give it a thumbs UP, Share and…

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Q&A: Why does low pitch singing make my throat hurt?

Question: “Why does low pitch singing make my throat hurt?” Answer: Ha. This happens even to me at some point, if I have back to back male students, and demonstrate a lot. Much easier on me and my cords to have soprano after soprano. But now to you: There are several reasons your voice may…

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MATTINATA – VIDEO

I just found this little song from my Aria Amore concert 2 years ago. 🙂 MATTINATA by Leoncavallo: If you like this video, please click through to YouTube, and subscribe to my channel. Thank you! <3  

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Q&A: What Do You Sound Like When Singing?

Someone asked this question: “What Do You Sound Like When Singing?” Answer: I sound like an opera singer. Or a cute, tiny bird. Or a full of himself gorilla. Or a crooner, jazz singer or rapper… It all depends on how I feel and what I want to do with my voice. How I want…

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Q&A: Can You Tell a Lot About a Person from Her/His Voice?

Question: “Can You Tell a Lot About a Person from Her/His Voice?” Answer: You know what I’m going to say. Yes, of course: You can tell a lot from a person’s voice. Now, this may not be common knowledge yet, but your voice tells a lot about who you are, how you’re feeling —about yourself…

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Q&A: What’s the Best Way to Warm Up Your Voice? VIDEO

Question: “Why do you advocate warming up your voice high to low? Instead of the traditional low to high?” Answer: Very good question. Here’s the thing. When you wake up in the morning, what is easier? Climbing a mountain, or sliding down a hill, either with a water slide or a sled in winter? Yes!…

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