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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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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