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Briana M.
Briana M.
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Brighton, CO
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Denver, CO
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  • Associates of Fine Arts from Casper College
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Laura C.
Laura C.
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Morrison, CO
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  • Master of Music Voice Pedagogy and Performance from Catholic University of America
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Amber J.
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Englewood, CO
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Rachel M.
Rachel M.
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Littleton, CO
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  • Music Scholarship from San Diego Christian College
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Andrea Z.
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Denver, CO
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  • Licenciada en Música, Composición from FBA UNLP (Facultad de Bellas Artes, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
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How to Deal With the 6 Most Embarrassing Singing Mistakes

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What Are Vocal Nodules & How to Avoid Them

What Are Vocal Nodules & How to Avoid Them

For the professional singer, an injury to the voice can be devastating. Resolving such injuries can require any number of measures, ranging from vocal rest and therapy to surgical intervention. There is a common misconception that vocal injuries, such as vocal nodules, are solely the result of poor vocal technique or vocal abuse. While this is not always the case, this misunderstanding has created a stigma against singers with vocal nodules, which can make dealing with such an injury even more d
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8 Showstopping Songs to Sing for a Talent Show

8 Showstopping Songs to Sing for a Talent Show

Looking for good songs to sing at a talent show? Talent shows are a great opportunity not just to show off your vocal abilities, but also to express yourself. Check out the list below for some of the best talent show songs that span across genres and skill levels! The Top 8 Talent Show Songs “Firework” – Katy Perry This song is great for showing off a strong middle range without going too low or high. It’s a popular enough hit that commercial karaoke tracks should be easy to find, a
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How to Get Started Singing Coloratura | Exercises & Examples

How to Get Started Singing Coloratura | Exercises & Examples

Interested in opera singing? You may run into the word "coloratura" in your studies. Here, vocal instructor Molly R. will give you the inside scoop on what the term means, and what you need to know to get started with the technique...   Coloratura! A fancy word for a very fancy vocal device. Coloratura is ornamentation done in classical singing: think trills, big leaps, and intricate melismas (also known as vocal runs). The most intricate coloratura singing involves cadenzas, whic
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What are the Best Songs to Sing for Boys? | The Changing Male Voice

What are the Best Songs to Sing for Boys? | The Changing Male Voice

What are the best songs for boys going through puberty, dealing with those inevitable voice breaks and cracks? Find out in this guest post by voice teacher Molly R...   The adolescent years are difficult no matter what. There is a lot of pressure to be accepted and seen as “cool” by your peers, and it seems as though these young people are always riding a roller coaster of emotions! As if it weren’t already hard enough to select vocal repertoire, boys around the ages of 12
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6 Tips for Singing and Playing the Piano at the Same Time

6 Tips for Singing and Playing the Piano at the Same Time

Artists like Billy Joel and Elton John may make it look effortless, but singing and playing the piano at the same time takes time and practice to truly master! Understandably, it’s difficult because you’re multitasking by "playing" two instruments simultaneously – your voice and the piano. It’s easy to lose concentration on one, while the other goes a little off; if you focus on your voice, you might mess up the timing with your fingers, and should you pay too much attention to the p
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How to Sing the National Anthem: 9 Videos You Can Learn From

How to Sing the National Anthem: 9 Videos You Can Learn From

The Star-Spangled Banner is one of the most recognizable songs out there -- no doubt you've heard it dozens of times! It's also a song that requires a lot of vocal finesse and skill. Here, St. Augustine, FL teacher Heather L. shares nine performance videos, what you can learn from them, and tips for singing the national anthem yourself...   The national anthem. It's big, it's beautiful, and it's bold. Inspired by seeing the American flag flying at "dawn's early light" after witness
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How to Practice Singing at Home: Setting Up Your Practice Space

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No matter how good of a singer you are, you can always get better with practice. But if you don't have a practice space, it can be hard to find the time or the place to do that. In this blog post, we'll show you how to set up your own practice space at home so you can improve your singing skills whenever you want.  Unlike most other musical instrument, your voice is something that you carry with you everywhere! This is perhaps why many beginners are less likely to consider how their practice
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20 Fun Songs to Sing at Your Next Karaoke Night (with Links!)

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6 Incredible Belting Songs to Show Your Voice Off

6 Incredible Belting Songs to Show Your Voice Off

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How to Promote Your Music Video: Tips for Singers

How to Promote Your Music Video: Tips for Singers

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Checklist for Singers: How to Prepare for an Upcoming Gig

Checklist for Singers: How to Prepare for an Upcoming Gig

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5 Important Tips for Soprano Singers to Keep in Mind

5 Important Tips for Soprano Singers to Keep in Mind

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So You Want a Singing Career? 3 Tips for Dealing With Rejection

So You Want a Singing Career? 3 Tips for Dealing With Rejection

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How to Practice Singing: Practical Tips for Memorizing Lyrics

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10 Funny Songs for You to Sing With Your Kids

10 Funny Songs for You to Sing With Your Kids

Looking for funny songs to sing with kids? There’s a whole slew of fun music for kids that can be sung in the classroom or at home. These songs can teach new concepts, or just be sung for the sake of silliness. Whether they’re instructional or not, it will be hard to get these silly kid songs out of your head once you and your kids start singing along! Singing along with your kids offers an array of benefits, including stronger friendships, increased confidence, and potentially even bette
By Suzy S.
Singing Lessons: Before and After [Best Transformation Videos]

Singing Lessons: Before and After [Best Transformation Videos]

The transformation in vocal students before and after singing lessons is truly inspiring. As a singing teacher, it really is amazing to watch students learn to do everything from match pitches to mix belt like a Broadway star. Have you ever wondered what you would sound like if you took voice lessons? Although every singer’s results will be different, YouTube has a variety of before and after singing lessons videos, so you can hear the typical results of vocal study. These three tr
By Jessica Dais
Easy Tricks To Keep Your Voice in Tip-Top Shape

Easy Tricks To Keep Your Voice in Tip-Top Shape

Singers, do you know how to care for your voice? Ignoring your overall health may lead to vocal cord problems and more. Here, Hayward, CA teacher Molly R. offers her easy tips to start practicing today...   We singers have it easy in some ways. For one, we don’t have to go out and buy a pricey instrument! However, since we ARE our instrument, we have to take extra precautions every day to make sure things work! Here are some easy tricks to help keep that marvelous voice of yours in gr
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6 Perfect Graduation Songs to Sing Along With

6 Perfect Graduation Songs to Sing Along With

Gearing up for graduation? Congratulations! Whether you're putting on a performance or simply need to load up your party playlist, here are some of the top graduation songs, rounded up by Hayward, CA voice teacher Molly R... Editor's Note: Updated post for 2016 - even MORE recommendations for graduation songs to sing! It’s May, and before you know it we’re getting into another very busy time of year! One of the things we have to look forward to is graduations galore (how did it get to be
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Can I Sing? Test Yourself With These Simple Questions

Can I Sing? Test Yourself With These Simple Questions

Before you read any further, there’s one important thing you should know – anyone can sing!  While some people may have more natural musical ability than others, and an even smaller subset of those people have a voice that’s worth training for potential professional use, there isn’t a single person out there who can’t learn how to sing, especially with a good private teacher and a lot of hard work and enthusiasm! Quick Steps - A Basic "Can I Sing?" Test So how can you find out whe
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Too Much Vibrato? Not Enough? How to Control Your Voice

Too Much Vibrato? Not Enough? How to Control Your Voice

Is there such a thing as too much vibrato? Find out about the technique in this guest post by Brooklyn, NY singing teacher Liz T...   Have you ever listened to a professional opera or Broadway singer and noticed how strong their vibrato was? Or noticed how a lot of contemporary pop singers on the radio today do not use a lot of vibrato? In this article, I will explain how to find and control your vibrato to use appropriately when performing. What is Vibrato? To begin with, a simple def
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How to Become a Singer: 5 Qualities You Need to Succeed

How to Become a Singer: 5 Qualities You Need to Succeed

Wondering how to become a singer? Take a look at the five essential qualities you'll need in this guest post by Ann Arbor, MI singing teacher Elaina R...   Plenty of people want to be singers. At the same time, though, most people have no idea how to become a singer and really improve. Why? Singing is complicated! Singing is a performing art. A good singer is both a good musician (sounds good and sings the right notes) and a good performer (is engaging and interesting to watch). T
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3 Exercises to Free Your Singing Voice | Learn to Sing Better

3 Exercises to Free Your Singing Voice | Learn to Sing Better

Want to learn how to sing better? You may have heard that controlling your breathing and your body can make a big difference. Here, NY teacher Nadia B. shares three exercises to try...   While you probably already have a familiar and effective warm-up for singing, the following exercises are helpful to expand your warm-up to continue throughout practice. Some of them can be incorporated into your singing practice time to make it more effective, and others can be a good way to focus on b
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5 Hard Songs to Sing - and the Exercises to Master Them

5 Hard Songs to Sing - and the Exercises to Master Them

Ask any experienced vocalist for a list of what they consider to be hard songs to sing, and they can probably provide you with five or six examples without much thought.  However, there are as many examples as there are different voices, and every individual singer will have individual vocal hurdles to overcome with their repertoire. On the other hand, it is possible to identify a few examples across a few genres where a majority will agree that, yes, those are hard songs to sing. No matter
By Megan L.
5 Stereotypes Lead Singers Face (& How to Overcome Them)

5 Stereotypes Lead Singers Face (& How to Overcome Them)

Do you sing with a band? If so, you may have been wrongfully accused of one of the many stereotypes lead singers face -- even if you're always on your best behavior! Here, St. Augustine, FL voice teacher Heather L. shares her tips for proving them wrong...   I'm the lead singer -- uh, make that the only singer -- of two bands, an acoustic duo and a guitar/drum/piano/mandolin group. And as much fun as I have in each rehearsal, and as well as I get along with my bandmates, being a lead si
By Suzy S.
5 Brilliant A Cappella Covers to Brighten Your Day

5 Brilliant A Cappella Covers to Brighten Your Day

In the past decade, with the popularity of shows like "The Sing-Off" and hit movies like "Pitch Perfect", a cappella groups have found their heyday.  Once relegated to college campuses, many a cappella groups have also gained momentum with the help of the YouTube era. Musicians are going viral for creative covers, and fans are devouring these videos! If a cappella interests you -- or if you simply want to check out some creative tunes -- here are five covers to brighten your day (and maybe insp
By Suzy S.
4 Must-Read Choir Audition Tips: Choir Auditions Songs & More

4 Must-Read Choir Audition Tips: Choir Auditions Songs & More

Thinking about joining a choir in your community? There may be an audition process to go through first. Here, Hayward, CA voice teacher Molly R. shares her tips for success and choir audition songs suggestions... How Do I Prepare for a Choir Audition? Sometimes choir auditions can seem daunting with all of their requirements: sight-reading, tonal memory, range assessments. And oh yeah, you have to choose the perfect choir audition songs as well! But fear not, as there are ways to get you confi
By Suzy S.
How to Get Your Voice Back - Voice Loss Remedies [Expert Tips]

How to Get Your Voice Back - Voice Loss Remedies [Expert Tips]

Want to know how to get your voice back? Losing your voice before an important audition or performance can be a nightmare. In this article, we'll share some of the most effective voice loss remedies from the pros. If you feel a sore throat coming on, take action now! But if it's too late and you've already lost your voice, keep reading and you'll get it back in no time. How to Get Your Voice Back, and Fast! The Singer's Cure Before you panic, know that there are some very simple tricks
By Suzy S.
Best Mic Placement for Vocals: What You Need to Know for Live Performance

Best Mic Placement for Vocals: What You Need to Know for Live Performance

Sing it with me! A kiss on the hand may be, quite continental, but MICROPHONES ARE A SINGER’S BEST FRIEND!  That’s how that goes, right? I’m only halfway kidding. The wonderful thing about microphones is that they can make you sound phenomenal. Misuse them though, and you could have a bit of a mess on your hands, metaphorically speaking.  So, what is the best way to use a microphone and how can you make it make you sound even better? Let’s start with the basics. As a singer, it’s
By Erin Phillips

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