Entries by singinglessonsinvancouver

Vocal Health Webinar

Thank you to all who attended our Vocal Health for Professional Voice Users webinar. I was happy to host this as Sherri Zelazny presented on a topic I am so passionate about. Here is the replay in case you missed it!  Lots of great information on vocal anatomy, understanding your instrument and how it works, […]

Advancing Your Vocal Health – Free Webinar

Please join us for a free and informative webinar on vocal health. Learn the latest and greatest info on voice therapy, and innovative vocal health strategies from Sherri Zelazny. If you are a voice user or voice professional don’t miss this free opportunity to learn more about your instrument. Bring questions if you have them! […]

5 Ways to Maintain Vocal Hygiene

I recently had a discussion with a speech therapist who suggested that a lot of singers don’t actually know what their voices look like.  Sometimes, it’s only when they are at a visit with the ENT or SLP that they finally get to see the vocal folds on a screen upon examination.  She also made […]

6 Steps to Learning Riffs

Are you a singer who really wants to get better at singing riffs? A riff (sometimes called ‘run’) is a stylistic melodic pattern of descending or ascending notes usually on one syllable (a vowel) at a fast pace.  Riffs in contemporary music have their origin in Gospel and Jazz and can be found in many […]

How to Change Your Mindset About Singing

In her best selling book Mindset – The new Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck outlines the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset.  A fixed mindset is the belief that what you are capable of is a fixed trait, like eye colour, you’re born with it and you can’t change it.  Whereas a […]

Are your vocal issues holding you back?

What if there was a miracle cure for all of your vocal troubles?  Well there kind of already is… The number one game changer for singers is vocal technique, that’s right, you’ve heard it before, technique technique, technique…. As much as we try to avoid it, we may be bored by it, confused by it, […]