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Can Anyone Learn to Sing?

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It is a very common question, and the mindset behind the question fascinates me.What is it that makes someone ask this question?I believe the reason people ask the question is because a large percentage of the population has been brought up with the mindset of “either you can or you can’t”. Many children come to […]

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Sinus Problems

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Do you have sinus problems, allergies, mucus, phlegm? Does that affect your voice?Well of course it does. Sinus infections are a real dilemma for every voice user. And, naturally, it affects your energy and your body as a whole.You’re not alone. It is estimated that sinus infections affect over 39 million Americans every year.With every […]

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Detrimental Visualization

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A singer/teacher submitted a question regarding why he gets hoarse and also told the following: I tell my students to imagine breathing slowly and delicately into a balloon, like breathing out of a pin hole… So you’re breathing out slowly, always keeping your stomach in… So, let’s address the big problem with this…In order to […]

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Do You Write Your Own Songs

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Over the years I have coached many singer/songwriters, and it’s always interesting to see how the capacity of the voice influences a person’s songwriting skills.Let’s face it, if you write a song for yourself, you really don’t write it to the maximum capacity of what the song could be. You write it so that it […]

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“Before” and “After”

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Do you want to hear “before” and “after” recordings of people who have done the Sing With Freedom/The Singing Zone program?Once in a while I get a request to provide “before” and “after” audios. Interestingly enough, there is often an underlying aggressiveness behind these “requests”.“Show me a “before and after” to prove your method works”, […]

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