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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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Think Opera is stodgy, old-fashioned and out of date?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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