Songwriting-the Key to Your Musical Future

In today’s music industry, songwriting is definitely the key to your musical future.  I tell my students that the three things you need most are:  a great voice, a great look, and songwriting ability, in order to break into the business. Many people have the idea that if they write some words to a “beat”… Read more »

Best Vocal Training Tips from Sing Like a Star

This is a compilation of the best blogs of 2011.  Hopefully this will help anyone interested in learning about the techniques and vocal training tips covered in  singing lessons at Sing Like a Star studios in greater Atlanta.  Enjoy! Vocal Training Tips Blog #1:  HOW TO KEEP YOUR VOICE HEALTHY DURING COLD AND FLU SEASON!… Read more »

Learn to Sing-Vocal Technique at Sing Like a Star

 This blog discusses how you will learn to sing by learning vocal technique and training at Sing Like a Star vocal studios. Sing Like A Star vocal training is unlike any vocal training in existence today. This world- renowned singing technique creates a strong voice with great high notes and no breaks or strain. Students… Read more »

Vocal Training Tips- the All or Nothing Syndrome

In this blog, a part of the vocal training tips series, I will discuss the all or nothing syndrome, and why that can be so detrimental to vocal development.  I can’t count the number of times I have gotten a phone call, a week or a month before the local auditions for American Idol, The… Read more »

VOCAL TRAINING TIPS- YOUR VOCAL HEALTH

  In this vocal tips and training blog, I will be giving you some advice for how to protect your voice and keep it healthy.  Vocal health is an important topic, and all singers will benefit from an understanding of how to protect your voice. I am often asked by my students “How can I… Read more »

LEARN HOW TO SING BETTER- BRIDGES

In learning how to sing better, the concept of bridging is one of the most important vocal technique elements we learn Throughout the program you will hear terms like bridges, registration, head voice, middle voice, chest voice, mix, breaks, and so forth.  All of these terms refer to the coordinating of the voice as a… Read more »

LEARN HOW TO SING BETTER- SINGING IN TUNE

Learning to sing better includes singing consistently in tune.  This blog will discuss why singers sometimes fail to sing in tune, and remedies for this issue. Why do singers  sometimes sing out of tune? Singing out of tune means that you are not singing the pitch accurately- you are either “flat” (too low) or “sharp”… Read more »

LEARN HOW TO SING BETTER- BELTING

Singers who want to learn to sing better often wonder about belting in commercial music or musical theater, and often ask me”What exactly is belting?  Do I need to be able to belt to be successful in commercial music or theater?” Poorly trained singers often “yell”, particularly on the higher notes of a song, or… Read more »

LEARN HOW TO SING BETTER- ELIMINATING VOICE BREAKS

Eliminating voice breaks is a basic component of singing technique.  To learn to sing better, we need to learn to connect the lower register to the upper register of the voice, and to eliminate all voice breaks. Almost every untrained singer experiences voice breaks. Some singers deal with the break by forcing the chest voice… Read more »