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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Q&A: What Software Can I Use to Learn to Sing?

Question: “What Software Can I Use to Learn to Sing? Is there something I can measure my pitch against and improve my singing?” Answer: I like your question. Not sure this is what you want to hear. But since others may benefit from it, here’s my two cents: Yes, it’s important to have great pitch,…

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The Case for Opera

Think Opera is stodgy, old-fashioned and out of date? Think opera has had its time centuries ago, and is now reserved for a few older, albeit cultured people with lots of money? Think again. – There’s a quiet revolution happening in especially the smaller opera houses of the world stages: Younger people sing their hearts…

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The Sound in Your Name is Important!

Have you ever considered the sounds in your name? Do you like your name? Loathe it? Meeeh-it? The sounds of your name give cues to what vibrations you’re running! Once upon a time God made the earth and the whole universe. Everything that exists, exists in sound vibration as well as light. Our sounds, the…

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Sing Yourself Well T-Shirts Coming in October!

I can’t wait for these t-shirts to be available. Order yours early, in October, in time for Christmas. Make perfect gifts!

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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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