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Getting Started

  • Welcome to the Vocal School
  • “Right” Versus “Wrong” Vocal Technique
  • Using Songs as Warm-Up's
  • How to Use the School - Site Tour
  • Where to Start, What to Practice

Vocal Warm-Ups & Cool Downs

  • Practice Routine 1 
  • Basics: Warm-Ups Versus Exercises & Songs
  • What Are Cool Downs?
  • Vocal Exercise 1: Seven Step Massage
  • Basics: Your Tongue
  • Vocal Exercise 2: Ice Cream Lick
  • Vocal Exercise 3: Tongue Roll
  • Vocal Exercise 4: Serpent Tongue
  • Vocal Exercise 5: The La-Ga Series Part 1
  • Vocal Exercise 6: The La-Ga Series Part 2
  • Introduction to the N and NG Slides - Exercise 7 and 8
  • Vocal Exercise 7: N Slides
  • Vocal Exercise 8: NG Slides
  • Vocal Exercise 9: Melodic Tongue Stretch
  • Vocal Exercise 10: Tongue Release
  • Vocal Exercise 11: Lip Trills
  • Your Next Step

Quick Fix Vocal Exercises

  • Practice Routine 2 
  • Introduction to Quick Fix Exercises
  • Vocal Exercise 1: Reducing Vocal Strain 
  • Vocal Exercise 2: Improving Vocal Range & Flexibility - Lip Trills
  • Vocal Exercise 3: Developing Vocal Range & Resonance - Nose Buzz
  • Vocal Exercise 4: Enhancing Vocal Range & Tone - Oow
  • Vocal Exercise 5: Connecting Vocal Range & Tone - Hmm
  • Quick Fix Vocal Exercises - Submit Song

Singing Songs Better

  • Practice Routine 3
  • Are You Breathing Correctly?
  • Improving Breath Management
  • What About Your Stomach?
  • Vocal Exercise: The Singing Breath
  • Rib Cage Exercise 1
  • Using Songs as Warm-Ups 
  • Using the Melody
  • What's Air Overblow?
  • Basics: Your Lips
  • Vocal Exercise: Liberating Your Lips and Enhancing Resonance 
  • Vocal Exercise: Strengthening Your Voice - Lip Trills & Single Vowels
  • Vocal Exercise: Improving Pitch & Resonance – Nose Buzz & Scrunch
  • Lip Trills: Limbering Your Voice With a Song 
  • Basics: Improving PItch and Vocal Ease with a Song
  • Vocal Resonance & Ease: Applying Nose Buzz to a Song
  • Vocal Tone & Ease: Applying Trumpeted Oow to a Song -
  • Exercise: Smoothing Out Range & Tone in a Song - The Trumpeted Oow
  • Exercise: Singing the Vowels
  • Song Phrasing & Timing
  • Song Phrasing & Dynamics 
  • Vocal Exercise: Balancing Singing with Vocal Technique
  • How Long to Practice, When to Move On

Keeping Your Voice Healthy

  • Best Singer Foods and Drinks
  • What is Vocal Care? Keeping Your Voice in Good Condition
  • Remedy: How to Steam Your Voice
  • Singing with a Cold
  • Harmful Elements and Foods to Eliminate or Avoid
  • Physical Exercise and Weight Training for Singers
  • On the Road – Care and Precautions

Natural Breath Control

  • Practice Routine 4
  • Basics: Natural Breath Control
  • Breathing Versus Vocal Sound
  • Orientation to Your Instrument
  • How to Develop and Use This Technique
  • Rib Cage Exercise 2
  • Rib Cage Exercise 3
  • Your New Practice Routine and Tips
  • Moving Forward in this Program

Singing Secrets

  • Your Voice, Your Instrument
  • Classical Versus Contemporary Singing and Technique
  • The 12 Stages of Developing as a Singer
  • Listening vs. Hearing - Improving Vocal Tone

Freeing Your Voice

  • Practice Routine 5 
  • The Mind-Body Connection
  • Resolving Traditional Confusions
  • Head Voice, Chest Voice - What’s it All about?
  • The "What If" Approach
  • Important: Vocal Exercise Information and Tips
  • Vocal Ease & Flexibility: Vocal Exercises 1
  • Vocal Ease & Flexibility: Vocal Exercises 2
  • Vocal Ease & Flexibility: Vocal Exercises 3
  • Vocal Ease & Flexibility: Vocal Exercises 4
  • Vocal Ease & Flexibility: Vocal Exercises 5
  • Vocal Ease & Flexibility: Submit a Song
  • Vocal Toning: Practice Routine 6
  • Singing Basics: Purpose and Use of Staccato
  • Vocal Toning Exercise 1
  • Vocal Toning Exercise 2
  • Vocal Toning Exercise 3
  • Vocal Toning Exercise 4
  • Vocal Toning Exercise 5
  • Vocal Toning Exercise 6
  • Vocal Toning Exercise 7
  • Vocal Toning - Submit a Song

Expanding Your Range

  • Practice Routine 7 
  • Basics: What is Register Break? Achieving a Multi-Octave Range
  • Are You Straining to Sing?
  • Eliminating Register Break: Vocal Exercise 1
  • Eliminating Register Break: Vocal Exercise 2
  • Eliminating Register Break: Vocal Exercise 3
  • Eliminating Register Break: Vocal Exercise 4
  • Eliminating Register Break: Vocal Exercise 5
  • Eliminating Register Break: Vocal - Submit a Song
  • Improving Range & Precision: Vocal Exercise 1
  • Improving Range & Precision: Vocal Exercise 2
  • Improving Range & Precision: Vocal Exercise 3
  • Improving Range & Precision: Vocal Exercise 4
  • Improving Range & Precision: Vocal Exercise 5
  • Improving Range & Precision - Submit a Song
  • Vocal Limbering Exercise

Building Your Voice

  • Practice Routine 8
  • Rib Cage Exercises…How Much Longer?
  • Basics: Developing Tone & Resonance
  • Developing Tone & Resonance: Vocal Exercise 1
  • Developing Tone & Resonance: Vocal Exercise 2
  • Developing Tone & Resonance: Vocal Exercise 3
  • Developing Tone & Resonance: Vocal Exercise 4
  • Developing Tone & Resonance: Submit a Song
  • Basics: Increasing Strength & Stamina
  • Increasing Strength & Stamina: Vocal Exercise 1
  • Increasing Strength & Stamina: Vocal Exercise 2
  • Increasing Strength & Stamina: Vocal Exercise 3
  • Increasing Strength & Stamina: Vocal Exercise 4
  • Increasing Strength & Stamina: Vocal Exercise 5
  • Increasing Strength & Stamina: Submit a Song
  • Basics: The Final Rib Cage Exercise
  • Rib Cage Exercise 4
  • Phasing Out the Rib Cage Exercises

Working With Style

  • Practice Routine 9 
  • Musical Style Versus Singing Style
  • Studying Other Singers
  • Basics: Pronunciation and Vowels
  • Working with Shadow Vowels
  • Singing the Blues
  • Straight Tone and the Three Types of Vibrato
  • Vocal Exercise 1: Classical Vibrato
  • Vocal Exercise 2: Pop, Blues & Jazz Vibrato
  • Vocal Exercise 3: Pulse Vibrato
  • Vocal Exercise 4: Straight Tone
  • Vocal Exercise 5: Straight Tone to Vibrato
  • Vibrato & Straight Tone - Submit a Song
  • Sustaining Notes: Vocal Exercise 1
  • Sustaining Notes: Vocal Exercise 2
  • Vocal Exercise 3: Crescendo & Decrescendo
  • The Secret to Vocal Power & Belt
  • Power & Belt: Vocal Exercise 1
  • Power & Belt: Submit a Song

Singing Embellishments

  • Practice Routine 10
  • Riffs, Runs & Embellishments
  • Embellishment Basics
  • Embellishment Basics: Vocal Exercise 1
  • Embellishment Basics: Vocal Exercise 2
  • Embellishment Basics: Vocal Exercise 3
  • Standard Embellishments: Submit a Song
  • Pop Embellishment: Vocal Exercise
  • Country Embellishment: Vocal Exercise
  • R & B and Soul Embellishment: Vocal Exercise
  • Jazzy R & B Embellishment: Vocal Exercise
  • Rock Embellishment: Vocal Exercise
  • Country Pop Embellishment: Vocal Exercise
  • Funk Embellishment: Vocal Exercise
  • Multi-Styled Embellishments: Submit a Song 

Song Performance & Development

  • Choosing the Right Song
  • Applying Rib Cage Expansion Technique to Singing Songs
  • Eleven Essential Elements to Learning a Song
  • Balancing Singing with Vocal Technique
  • Got Stage Fright? 
  • Song Performance Video Submission Guidelines 

Auditions

  • Introduction to Auditions
  • Instructions: Audition Preparation
  • Bringing It to the Judges
  • The Many Different Kinds of Auditions
  • Choosing the Right Songs
  • Eleven Essential Elements to Learning a Song
  • How to Gauge if You’re Ready for Your Audition
  • Hints About Performing on Camera
  • Using Your Time at the Audition
  • Recuperating IF You Don’t Win

Working With Mics and Sound Equipment

  • Turning Your Voice Electric
  • Microphone Technique
  • Finding the Right Microphone
  • Caring for Your Microphone 

Harmony & Group Singing

  • Singing Harmony 101
  • Vocal Exercise: Tuning Your Ear to Harmony
  • What is Vocal Blend?
  • Vocal Exercise: Singing Harmony & Blend
  • Getting Started with a Harmony in a Song
  • Singing Harmony: Finding Your Note, Holding Your Own
  • Singing Harmony: Pronunciation & Rhythm 
  • Singing Harmony: Matching Dynamics
  • Singing Harmony: Coordinating Breathing
  • Introduction to 2 Part Harmony
  • Singing Parallel Harmony
  • Singing Oblique Harmony
  • Singing Counter Harmony 
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