I was going to write a paragraph about breathing for singers, but I found this wonderful link courtesy of Thefullvoice.com, and it did the work for me! Take a quick read and watch the linked video - enjoy!
Scales: Everyone's best friend and worst enemy (frenemy?). I don't know a single person who loves playing scales, but they are SO essential for developing finger strength and dexterity, evenness of touch and tone quality. Here are a few tips to make practice a little less painful/more varied! First of all, try playing scales with… Continue reading Scale Practice Tips
There are so many fun apps that help students learn while gaming - a great way to practice without it feeling like practicing. Here are a couple you can try at home! Staff Wars: This game has the feel of a space based arcade game, where students shoot the correct note from their fighter jet… Continue reading iPad Apps to make piano fun
Vocal onset! One of the most important parts of vocal technique, vocal onset is the way a singer begins the sound. There are three types of onset, but only one of them is the best way - not just for beautiful tone and production, but also for the health of your vocal chords. Type 1:… Continue reading Todays Tidbit: Onset!
I've finally gotten around to a project i've wanted to start for a while - mini video tutorials on youtube! Hopefully these will help students as they practice through the week, and need a refresher on their pieces. Here's a link to the first video! Click me!