What Should You Prioritize When Selecting a Singing Instructor?

So you want to sing better. Maybe you want a wider range so you can hit low or high notes you never hit before? Or maybe you want to improve your tone or clarity? Whatever it is, there are some things you should consider when looking for a singing instructor. Style of Music First, look… Read more »

Reasons to Take Guitar Lessons

If you’ve been thinking about taking lessons to play a musical instrument, you might want to go with the guitar and here’s why: it’s so portable. It’s the one instrument that can end up nearly anywhere, easily, from bars to beaches, bonfires to malls, and everywhere in between. If you take piano, you’ve got to… Read more »

Why Singers Live Great Lives

If you think of some famous singers you’re familiar with, you probably associate them with wealth, status, travel, and, of course, their fans. If ever there was a profession that could “feed the ego,” it’s singing. If and when you ever get the chance to have 20,000 people chanting/screaming your name while you’re on stage,… Read more »

How Long Will Your Singing Voice Last?

In 1992, when “I Will Always Love You” was the biggest song of the early 1990s, Whitney Houston was at her best as a singer. “Flawless,” “astounding,” and “remarkable” were words typically used to describe her voice at that time. In 1994, however, Houston developed nodules which led to permanent damage and a noticeable change–… Read more »

Do You Think You Can’t Sing?

By now you’ve probably either: a) heard someone singing off-key at a karaoke bar b) saw a viral video online highlighting the worst singer ever or c) consider yourself “not a singer.” This begs the question: “Can anyone learn how to sing?” Well, consider genetics. Some people seem like they’re “born to sing,” while others… Read more »

The Benefits of Singing in a Group

Singing in public? It can be intimidating. Many, many people have suffered from “stage fright,” but it does help to sing in a group, because then not all the attention is solely on you! What are some of the benefits of singing in a group? First, there’s the whole team thing– a “we’re in this… Read more »

Tips for Becoming a Successful Pageant Contestant

One of the things pageant contestants often do is sing. What are some tips for being a successful pageant contestant, especially if singing is your talent? Confidence For starters, confidence goes a long way in helping a contestant impress the judges. The more you know who you are and what you want to communicate, the… Read more »

Common Issues Musical Talents Face

What are some common issues musical talents face? Negative Comments For starters, a singer or band member wants to be loved, but not everybody will love them. Indeed, many people share their music online, at gigs, etc., only to find out some people are saying negative things about them. This happens all the time. If… Read more »

Life Lessons Learned Through Music

Did you ever notice how musicians get to say they “play?” While others “work,” musicians get to “play.” Isn’t that cool? When adults were kids, chances are they spent much of their days playing around the house, with various toys like dolls and diecast cars. Then, as they got older, for some odd reason, work… Read more »

What to Expect From Singing Lessons

In life, it’s always good to have goals. Perhaps you’ve heard of this: G.O.A.L.S = Getting Over Anything Limiting Success. With singing, many people have a goal, whether it’s spoken or unspoken. Usually, it’s something like, “I want to be able to sing my favorite song in public in a way where people applaud and… Read more »