Head voice vs falsetto

iSing 5 Head Voice vs Falsetto It sounds like a battle—the Incredible Hulk vs Iron Man, though definitely not as exciting. Probably less damage to public property however. Joking aside, this topic is the source of much confusion in the singing world. We’re sure many of you are saying, “Aren’t they basically the same thing?” […]

Broadway Melodies

“BROADWAY MELODIES” I remember as a child, I used to sit and in awe as singers and actresses danced and pranced their way across the television screen, thinking, “ I want to do that!”! Heck, I still say that! In fact, on one Christmas Eve, in anticipation of our midnight “open-one-gift” tradition, my sister and […]

The road less travelled

It’s probably one of the most sought-after and lucrative careers for a singer. Many are called, but few are chosen. If you manage to get the call, or make it through a grueling audition, you’re in! You get to travel the globe, network, perform night after night to sold-out, anxious, star-crazy fans, sleep in five-star […]

The Role of a Music Lawyer

So, what does a music lawyer do? The music industry is very complicated: there’s so many sources of income for artists, and even more if you write. Every time that there’s some sort of transaction in music, it involves the concept of intellectual property. Something like a song for example, is quite a nebulous thing. […]

Yoga and the voice

Yoga and The Voice Throughout university, I had a part-time job as a yoga instructor. I had gotten certified and taught 3-4 classes per week and all in all— it was a great experience! I had gotten in great shape, met amazing people, and made some pretty solid cash— for a university student. However, as […]

Professional etiquette in session singing

After  35 years  of session singing in  LA, Nashville,  and London,  I’m still gobsmacked at the unprofessional behaviour  I witness from alleged ‘pros’  in my business. I have seen the most outrageous things, including a singer being fired in front of the  group due to poor  professionalism. So unnecessary, as  it’s so easy to get things right! It […]

Vocal warm ups, are they necessary?

VIEW THE ‘VOCAL WARM UP’ SERIES WEBINARS BY CLICKING REGISTER BUTTONS Topic: Vocal Warm Up Series 1 of 3: What Does The Science Say?  World renowned voice scientist, Dr Ingo Titze (of the straw therapy fame) shares his in-depth scientific understanding of vocal warm ups and what current research is saying. BUT in language you […]