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Choosing the perfect audition song

Choosing the perfect audition song Choosing your perfect audition song can be pretty overwhelming. Not only do you have one chance to prove your talent, but you probably have less than 5 minutes in which to perform it.   You need to choose a song which will showcase your vocals and make you stand out from the crowd.  Choose your song […]

Tone and Resonance

Tone and Resonance Singing is produced by the same anatomical structures.  Sound made by the vibration of the vocal cords as air from your lungs passes through The vocal cords/folds) are two bands of elastic muscle tissue. They are located side by side in the voice box (larynx) just above the windpipe (trachea).  These membranes […]
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Voice Registers

Voice Registers Voice register is a term used to describe the difference in tones produced by the human voice in varied ranges. People who sing may have noticed that they experience sensations in different parts of the body, depending on what range they sing in. This can be attributed to the presence of different vocal […]

Positive Effects Of Singing

Positive Effects Of Singing Whenever you sing, you’re not only just making a beautiful noise, you’re also improving your health and giving your body a total workout. The positive effects of singing, show it doesn’t matter what level you sing at, whether you sing in the car or a choir, science is proving that singing […]
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Scales and Vocal Exercises

Scales and vocal exercises Singing exercises will improve the strength, flexibility and stamina of your vocal cords.  We have included a few here that will help, but they don’t replace advice from your own vocal coach/singing teacher/choir leader. We use a combination of consonant and vowel sounds when using vocal exercises. The main vowels sounds […]

The Voice And Ageing

The Voice & Ageing By Sara Harris, Speech and Language Therapist specialised in Voice Disorders. How do we change with ageing? Ageing is natural and affects us all. People’s voices do change with age, but the age at which these changes become noticeable is very variable, and many people weather ageing extremely well. The older […]
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