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Hi, " found some pointers on singing. Hope these can help, along with the tips from our friends here. (. Find a vocal coach. "ncorrectly performed techni!ues can ruin your singing voice. "nvesting in an experienced vocal coach is well worth the money. "f your voice is wea&, &now that this is usually caused by under'developed muscles or improper use of the resonators 0the pharynx, the hard palate, and the nasal cavity1. 2uscles can be strengthened and with training you can learn how to use your resonators to project a powerful voice. "f you cannot afford or do not want the dedication that comes with hiring a professional voice coach, consider joining a local choir. ). Learn your vocal range. This is essential, as singing pieces written for the wrong range may strain your voice. The tone of your voice is much more important than range. 3eople will love or hate your voice based on its sound character, not how many notes you can hit. 4ever sacrifice tone for range 0stay inside your range1. 5our range can change over time and with maturity and training but vocal chords can not learn to physically change. 6. Correct your posture. 7tand tall with one foot slightly in front of the other one, feet shoulder width apart. This allows you to breathe easily and to allow maximum lung capacity to allow better notes and phrases. 7tand up straight, shoulders bac& and down, floating over your torso. 2a&e sure that your chest is high to give room for your lungs to expand and contract. #elax your jaw, relax your face. +. Breathe properly. The voice is best described as a wind instrument, because breathing is 8*9 of singing and proper singing begins and ends with proper breathing. :. Get to know your singing tools so that you are more familiar with how everything is supposed to move and feel.

f 0forte. <bout a half of an inch below your finger is the top of your lungs. as in ?food?. ronounce your vowels correctly. very loud1. mp 0me--o piano. This is the bottom of your lungs and the housing of your diaphragm. >o this with many different vowels and pitches. "n classical singing. 5ou should always warm your voice up in this pattern$ middle range. they move downward and your chest decreases. "f you can. from !uietest to loudest. ' Find your nipple line. low range. Always warm up before you begin singing or doing practice exercises.#emember the .. we will encounter diphthongs which are two or more vowel sounds elided together. very !uiet1. 5our ribs move li&e buc&et handles attached to your spine and your sternum. then bac& to middle. medium !uiet1. H as in ?home?. This is the place where your lungs expand the largest. Where as$ a classical signer would sing ?<m@aaaaaaaiA-ing Br@aaaaaaiAce? and a country singer would sing ?<m@aiiiiiiiA-ing Br@aiiiiiiAce?. . Here are some pure vowels to practice with$ <H as in ?father?. but don't thin& about it that way1. then high range. When you breath in. medium loud1. 4ormally. ' Find the place right below your sternum where your rib cages meet. crescendo to loud then decrescendo bac& to soft. ther things to practice$ Dynamics ' 7ing a comfortable pitch and start very softly. ff 0fortissimo. "n /nglish there are very few pure vowels. // as in ?eat?. When you start out you will probably only be able to sing from mp to mf. /C as in ?could?. /H as in ?pet?. ' Touch the top of your collar bone. Agility ' Try singing from do to sol to do really fast bac& and forth. >ynamics are variations the intensity of your resonance 0volume. singers li&e to slide through the first vowel and elongate the second vowel on the sustained note. they move upward and ma&e your chest expand. 7o practice all your vowels at every pitch 0high. CH as in ?under?. not because your lungs are in your stomach. low and in between1. /ven the simplest use of dynamics will ma&e your songs come alive. This will help your voice become more flexible. When reading music. loud1. the singer will sustain the note on the first vowel and then say the second on the way to the final consonant. but your range will increase with practice. and the more you practice. dynamics mar&s are as follows$ pp 0pianissimo. p 0piano. The reason your stomach may pooch out when you breath deeply is because your diaphragm is pushing down on everything below your rib cage. carefully. ' Find your ribs. Try singing all of . "H as in ?pin?. always sing the first vowel for as long as you can before letting the second vowel in. 5ou should spend at least (* minutes on each range and do not stress your voice if you're frustrated and cannot hit a note. Words are truly nothing but a constant succession of vowels with consonants dropped in occasionally to create meaning. the louder and softer you'll be able to sing healthily. trying to hit all of the notes. Warm bac& down or up to your comfortable range and then try again. >o this in increments of half steps on different syllables. =.rittany <ltman number one rule is to believe in yourself. when you breath out. mf 0me--o forte. !uiet1. "n country.

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