We are lucky to have on Vocalzone: legendary pastille makers over the past one hundred years.
Todays show is a wide and varied Q&A session! We help out with advice for Earl, who is, as he describes, 'not a singer really'. Also we talk about what happens to the singing voice as we age, and how to recover from, and offset, a tired voice from speaking all day.
Episode 13 - Singing Athletes With Line Hilton | The Demands On The Modern Singers Voice | Practice Strategies
Today we have the one and only Line Hilton on the show. Line is a very experienced vocal coach, a registered nurse, the chief editor of iSing magazine, a teacher trainer and the Education Director for the Vocology In Practice teacher network. Phew! That’s a heck of a list.
She talks a bunch of sense around looking after the voice holistically, the challenges on a voice day to day, and practice strategies. All things that keep a singer singing for their whole career!
Also, tune in for a special offer on the iSing magazine!
Episode 12 - Ben Maitland-Lewis Talks Success In Todays Music Industry | How To Present Yourself | Digital Business Cards
Todays episode has the pleasure of advice from the well informed Ben Maitland-Lewis. Ben is a graduate of Berkeley College of Music, a past director at SonyBMG Music Entertainment, an artist manager and the CEO of Presskit.to.
Todays episode is packed with advice and content that was picked up by us at the VocalizeU Winter Retreat in February 2014.
Episode 10 - Interview With Katie Holmes | Touring With Jessie J | Technique | Getting Into The Session Industry
We are very lucky to have the beautiful and talented Katie Holmes chatting to us about her wonderful career. Katie has featured on Craig Davids’ 3rd album, toured with Cee-Lo Green, Leona Lewis, Professor Green, Adele and Jessie J. She has also had some great success with her vocal group, Band Of Voices, after they made it through to the semi-finals of Britains Got Talent 2013.
Still an in-demand backing vocalist and vocal coach, Katie gives her take on the backing vocal world and how to break into it, technique, and how to get your name out there.
In todays episode we explore breathing exercises, including how to take the correct breath and making last. We also delve into the issue of breath management, which is how the vocal cords resist the air and allow it through. This approach is often the most common resolution for breathing problems so stick around and listen to the brilliantly useful tips for this common singing ailment.
Todays episode is all about improving the tough notes in popular songs with practical advice on vowel adjustment.
Today we discuss techniques for building strength into head voice and the upper range to help you try and develop that intense sound needed for many contemporary genres.
In Episode 6 we look at just a few of the reasons why people experience inconsistency in their singing from one day to the next... it's such a massive subject it could fill it's own podcast!
This episode is a must for anyone into Musical Theatre, as amazing coach Rachel gives us the hints and tips to succeed in the industry. Rachel has worked on Glee, Greys Anatomy and countless Broadway shows so she is more than qualified to help.
In this episode we talk about the different registers of the voice, how they work resonantly and muscularly, and how that can relate to voice training.
In Episode 3 of The Naked Vocalist we are super lucky to have an amazing guests with us - Dave Stroud. Dave is a vocal coach in LA who works with some of the music industry's top artists as well as being a busy entrepreneur. Dave speaks to us about his life, succeeding as an artist today, the importance of technique and how he helps his clients with their crazy schedules. A must listen for any artist and business minded singer or coach.
Welcome back! In this episode we look firstly at the use of key changing lines UP to experience lifting away from tension. Sounds mad but it's an often used tool in the vocal studio.
In todays episode of The Naked Vocalist we introduce ourselves to you for the first time and give you a little insight into what will be coming up in future episodes, and a little about our history as singing teachers.