Key Techniques & Tips Associated With Bel Canto Singing

Key Techniques & Tips Associated With Bel Canto Singing

Bel Canto, which means “beautiful singing” in Italian, is a vocal style that emphasizes the beauty of the voice and the agility and purity of vocal line. Here are some key techniques and tips associated with Bel Canto singing: Legato Singing: Bel Canto is...

Positive Approaches To Singing

One of the most destructive things a teacher can make you feel as a singing student is that what you are doing is wrong. Teachers sometimes will tell you that you are wrong or perhaps they just say, “That is not right.” If you knew all you need to know about singing,...

Freedom!

I believe in freedom when it comes to singing. Here is a description of truly free singing: The sound starts all on its own, seemingly even before you can finish taking a breath. You do not have to induce the sound to start by effort. You have plenty of breath to sing...

Perfect Notes From Singers In My Life

I have a heard my share of perfect notes from singers in my life. Try American (world famous) tenor Jan Peerce at the end of “Hymn to the Nations” with Toscanini conducting (YouTube). Pavarotti sang many. Eileen Farrell sang a bunch. Also Leonard Warren. Also...

Singing Is Telling Each Other Things

Music is about sounds put together in pretty or ugly or thrilling or puzzling or a hundred other ways.  But song – singing with words – is about telling each other things that we know about being human.  Song is about sharing our human experience. This does not mean...