Voice Lessons

How to Learn to Sing

2020-03-07T19:54:19-05:00

Singing is often thought of as an "uncommon gift." People will often say, you can either sing or you can't. And while we would all like to sing better, it doesn't always seem possible or within our repertoire. We're going to lay to rest some of these unfounded beliefs. In fact, we'll lay it out simply; you can improve your voice and develop the skills to sing like a professional musician. Just as you would learn to play any instrument, you can also learn the strategies that most famous singers still use today. So, whether you're dreaming of touring with a band, [...]

How to Learn to Sing2020-03-07T19:54:19-05:00

How to Sing in Tune, Part 2

2020-03-07T19:54:46-05:00

Fortunately there’s an even quicker and simpler way to check if you’re tone deaf. You can use an ear testing service online in just a few minutes and find out for certain whether you are prone to tone deafness. A tone deafness test isn’t a “hearing test”, it’s not meant for checking ear damage or hearing loss with age. Also don’t worry about whether you possess a “musical ear” or not. Well Designed tests don’t require any musical skill or knowledge. They test the basic biological ability of distinguishing different pitches and frequencies. You can be totally unmusical and still pass [...]

How to Sing in Tune, Part 22020-03-07T19:54:46-05:00

How to Sing in Tune, Part 3

2020-03-07T19:55:11-05:00

Learn some tips and tricks from Kathryn Brickell Music school for singing. Sign up for singing lessons here, or inquire more through our Contact us page. Continuing from where we left off last. Missed those articles? Find them here and here.  Here are a few other ways to help you sing in tune. 1.       Learning to match pitches with a digital tuner: This is a simple way to practice singing with good pitch while hitting the right notes. You may use any kind of digital tuner e.g. a guitar tuner or simply an online version of a digital tuner. The idea behind [...]

How to Sing in Tune, Part 32020-03-07T19:55:11-05:00

Even Prominent Artists Use a Vocal Coach

2020-03-07T19:57:35-05:00

P. Diddy, Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Sia, Becky G, Madonna, Brooke Candy, Jacob Sartorius, Mack Zeigler. I bet you wouldn’t think these people had ANYTHING in common; they ALL have something in common that you could join them in. They ALL enlisted vocal coaches and lessons in their growing career as artists!   If you think that only the rich & the stars need a vocal coach, you may want to think again. Vocal coaching can teach a vocalist, rapper or speaker how to use proper technique to protect the voice, how to project the voice, how to manipulate it safely [...]

Even Prominent Artists Use a Vocal Coach2020-03-07T19:57:35-05:00

Voice Lessons in Queens – Melisma

2020-03-07T20:03:06-05:00

Kathryn Brickell Music is proud to offer voice lessons to our students in Queens. We will be posting informative articles relating to voice instruction and voice lessons. The following article consists of a new terminology to add to your music repertoire. We hope you will enjoy your voice lessons with our wonderful, experienced and dedicated local voice teachers. Melisma Here is a piece of musical terminology to add to your (hopefully already vast) repertoire of musical terminology: melisma.  The term refers to a type of musical embellishment in which a sequence of whimsical grace notes is played.  In singing the term [...]

Voice Lessons in Queens – Melisma2020-03-07T20:03:06-05:00

Voice Lessons in Brooklyn – The Power of Music

2020-03-07T20:03:14-05:00

Kathryn Brickell Music is proud to offer voice lessons to our students in Brooklyn. We will be posting informative articles relating to voice instruction and voice lessons. The following article consists of fun facts about the power of music. We hope you will enjoy your voice lessons with our wonderful, experienced and dedicated local voice teachers. A Brief Anecdote Regarding the Power of Music (adapted from Oliver Sacks A Leg to Stand On) This is a true story: A few years ago a young man was walking alone in the hills of Southern Spain when he happened upon a large, bright-yellow sign [...]

Voice Lessons in Brooklyn – The Power of Music2020-03-07T20:03:14-05:00

Voice Lessons in NYC – Bob Dylan’s Voice

2020-03-07T20:03:23-05:00

Kathryn Brickell Music is proud to offer voice lessons to our students in NYC. We will be posting informative articles relating to voice instruction and voice lessons. The following article consists of fun facts about Bob Dylan's unique voice. We hope you will enjoy your voice lessons with our wonderful, experienced and dedicated local voice teachers. Bob Dylan's Voice Anyone who has listened to a Dylan song will know, perhaps within the first ten seconds, that Dylan's voice is not what one might conventionally call good.  And yet (most) anyone who has listened to a Dylan song for the third or [...]

Voice Lessons in NYC – Bob Dylan’s Voice2020-03-07T20:03:23-05:00

Voice Lessons on Long Island – Tips on Focusing While Practicing

2020-03-07T20:03:30-05:00

Kathryn Brickell Music is proud to offer voice lessons to our students on Long Island. We will be posting informative articles relating to voice instruction and voice lessons. The following article consists of fun facts about Learning Piano vs. Learning the Keyboard. We hope you will enjoy your voice lessons with our wonderful, experienced and dedicated local voice teachers. Tips on Focusing While Practicing Two Tips for Focus While Practicing Everyone has a little trouble focusing now and then when practicing their instrument. Don't worry; it's completely normal. But what separates the seasoned musicians from the beginner students is the ability [...]

Voice Lessons on Long Island – Tips on Focusing While Practicing2020-03-07T20:03:30-05:00