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An Introduction to Melodic Embellishment

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By Lars Rosager

When a musician chooses to perform a notated piece, the notation most often undergoes some sort of customization. I have alluded to how memorizing a piece of music may open the door to impromptu stylings in my previous blog article, “Bringing the Music Off the Page: Tips for Memorization.” Continuing from the discussion on memorization, I will introduce the beginning-to-intermediate music student to melodic embellishment. After reading this brief introduction, you will know enough to begin applying the basic concepts in your singing practice.

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The New Vocal Technique I had No Idea About: An Interview with Claudia SanSoucie

 

 

By Theresa DeMario

The Complete Vocal Technique or CVT is a way to teach singing that started in Denmark with the publication of the book by the same title written by a renowned vocal researcher, Catherine Sadolin. There are CVT teachers all over the world, and its popularity is skyrocketing in Europe. Claudia SanSoucie is one of over 300 teachers authorized in this teaching methodology and she was the first teacher here in the U.S. (now there are two). SanSoucie is very passionate about helping people find their voice. She does not strive to shape you into the singer she thinks you should be, but instead helps you discover the singer you want to be.

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From Practice to Performance: Making the Best out of Your Singing Practice

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By Molly Rosen

 

One of the most common questions I get from my students, especially my beginner vocalists, is: “how often should I practice singing?”. My response is to ask yourself, how quickly do you want to progress? The answer to that question will determine how often, and for how long you should be practicing.

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Want to Perform Like Beyonce? Her Secret is Cardio Singing

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​By Matt Pierce

 

Have you ever seen a celebrity dance and sing through an entire set of songs and wonder just how they are doing it? Beyoncé is a great example of someone with incredible stamina for singing and dancing, but even rock stars like Sebastian Bach used to run around the entire stage while singing incredibly difficult songs. If this has always seemed really impressive to you, but you’ve never really been sure how to reach that level, then I have two words for you: cardio singing. I’ll walk you through a few simple approaches to add to your singing routine that will help you build some serious vocal power and stamina.  

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