Selecting the best songs for your voice

Selecting the best songs for your voice

When you have an upcoming recital or audition, one of the first decisions you’ll need to make is what song you’ll sing for this performance opportunity. The song you select will make a big impact on how you prepare and how you’ll maximize showing off your voice within the particular setting. Here are a few things to consider when you’re making your choice:

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5 steps to expand your vocal range

5 steps to expand your vocal range

Being able to use an expansive range of notes is one of the most sought after qualities in a skilled singer. A large range allows you to use your best quality tone consistently on a wide range of pieces and genres, allows you to the flexibility to sing low or high voice parts as a member of ensembles, and allows you to be cast in many different types of productions within opera and musical theatre. Rather than stay comfortable within the mid-section of your range like many singers do, why not challenge yourself to keep your voice growing and make yourself more marketable as a musician? Here are 5 steps to get you started on expanding your vocal range:

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