You might find that you sound much the same that you did before you signed up for singing classes. The reason is simple. Just because you have received instruction does not guarantee improvement – regular practice does. To make the most of your teacher’s instructions, you need to try them out and practice. Once you learn excellent vocal habits you can take into adulthood for healthy, easy and beautiful voice production. Singing releases inner tension making these lessons fun, playful, interactive and creative. When you are relaxed, the quality of your singing and your voice automatically improves.
Musical ear is necessary for learning to sing since it helps you to find and sing the right sounds. There is need to be able to pick up sounds like notes and rhythm correctly to sing well and learn songs. If you have a little knowledge about singing, you will know that each song requires a particular voice. You want to be able to sing your favorite songs with correct modulation. If you want to be an all-round singer, you should have good voice control. Proper breathing control is needed to overcome the problem of missing notes and syllables due to a lack of oxygen. Breathing exercises can help you to get good control over your lungs and develop the ability to hold your breath for quite a while.
When you sign up for voice training, you need to be certain of your goals. Are you learning to sing because you want to make a profession of singing? Or are you looking to improve your voice quality to impress the love of your life? Make sure that your trainer is aware of your goals. You don’t want to acquire the nitty-gritty of studio recording when all you want is to be able to sing well at the office party. Competition is fierce and there is always somebody waiting to take your place. If you have a vocal technique that is working for you, filter the teacher’s new ideas through your good sense and take away only that which adds to what you are already doing.
Helene Goldnadel is a life coach and a singing teacher who has empowered many lives
Helene Goldnadel has been working with children in voice placement, voice projection and has kept countless young performers from the painful damage which vocalist experience when they do not sing from the diaphragm.