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Q&A: How Do I Improve My Vocal Range in Singing?

Good question, and something we can all learn to do, whether we’re “singers” or not! In daily life we use just about 20% of our breath and voice. It is very possible that many of the ailments today can be traced to that fact. After all, not using 80% of a faculty we’ve been given…

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Q&A: Do I Need to Warm Up My Voice?

I hear you. All right, so almost everyone I know HATES warm ups. They are boring, tedious, un-fun, and generally a total nuisance, and most of us wish they’d just go away FOREVER. That being said, imagine getting up in the morning, still in your pj’s, and you run out the door and keep going…

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HOW TO SING HIGH NOTES AND HOW NOT TO! VIDEO

Here’s a video I just created for those of you who are singers. Non-singers may also enjoy it, since it’s somewhat humorous. (It was hot, and I was in a rather GOOFY mood after my voice student had left.) — After all, we ALL can learn to use and enjoy our voice more, right?! Hope you enjoy it.…

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PODCAST: Ulrike Selleck Interview on THE SHIFT

Please enjoy my first ever podcast. “The Shift” founder Beca Lewis interviews me on why we all need to use our full voice, for our health and happiness. You’ll learn my story, why I’m so passionate about sharing what I learned, and how YOU can benefit today. Go Here to listen on THE SHIFT Go…

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Q&A: What to Do About Acid Reflux? It Interferes with My Singing.

Question: “What to Do About Acid Reflux? It Interferes with My Singing. I never hurt myself or end up losing my voice after intensive hours of singing, and according to my vocal teacher my technique is relatively healthy. However, it is hard to pull off extremely high notes when acid reflux strikes.” My answer: Let’s…

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Q&A: 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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Q&A: 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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Q&A: 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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Q&A: 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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