How to Sing Like the King of Rock N’ Roll

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For something fun and different, this week we feature a guest post by Rudolf Quisten: Among all the singers in rock n’ roll history, Elvis Presley is one of those voices that is as iconic and distinct as they come. Rolling Stone ranks Presley at number one in their list of “100 Greatest Singers of All Time” using terms like “otherworldly” to …

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The Sharp Magazine Q&A, Pt II

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The men’s publication Sharp Magazine interviewed Spencer to get the skinny on how to up your karaoke game. Below is Part II of the Q&A that the article We Asked a Vocal Coach to How to Suck Less at Karaoke by Grady Mitchell is based on. (You can find Part I of the Q&A here.):   Grady Mitchell: I’m stepping up to the mic. How should …

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Be a Karaoke Olympian: the Sharp Magazine Q&A, Pt I

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The men’s publication Sharp Magazine interviewed Spencer to get the skinny on how to up your karaoke game. Here’s the Q&A that the article We Asked a Vocal Coach to How to Suck Less at Karaoke by Grady Mitchell is based on:   Grady Mitchell: I’m a novice. How should I be warming up for my debut performance? Is there something I should eat/drink beforehand to …

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Try a lesson for 40% off!

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Interested in singing lessons at the Spencer Welch Vocal Studio but not quite ready to commit? Take an introductory  20-minute “taster” lesson with our certified instructor Ko Nakamura for only $15! That’s over 40% off! Read more and book today!

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How Long and Often Should I Practice Singing?

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by Spencer Welch If I don’t practice one day, I know it. Two days, the critics know it. Three days, the public knows it. This is one of those pithy quotes that probably everyone has heard at some point, but no one seems to know who said it. But is it true? Is a daily regime imperative when it comes to …

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Holiday Gift Cards Are Here!

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Singing Lesson Gift Cards are here for the Holidays! Forget about giving another ugly tie! Watch them do the happy dance when you buy them singing lessons. Buy your Holiday gift cards online now! Print off beautifully designed cards to give to your loved ones in-person. Or EMAIL the gift cards to them for an on-time delivery. They will love your thoughtfulness. And remember, these gift …

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Singing Develops More Than Your Voice

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by Tasleem Laila You know that old saying, “She must LOVE  the sound of her own voice”? There may actually be something to that. I seem to be talking a lot more lately. Over the phone, in face to face conversations, in small social groups, or even feeling more comfortable asking questions in larger public settings. One of my favorite things to do …

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How To Bring Back Your Voice After Illness

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by Spencer Welch It’s the most (ok, second most) wonderful time of the year! Tulips unfurling to flirt with the sun. Cherry trees flaunting their coats of candy pink blossoms. The world buzzing with possibility and life… And the temperature taking wider and wilder swings than Tyson on an earlobe prowl. Not to mention the Who’s Who of microbial minions masterminding their next invasion …

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Singing, Salve for the Soul

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by Spencer Welch The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation, and go to the grave with the song still in them. –Henry David Thoreau Lately in the wee hours, the brush of tears across my cheek wakes me from dreams. Life is always there, silently pressing against us. Some days, I can laugh in its face. But there are …

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How I Learn A New Song

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by Tasleem Laila Tasleem is a dedicated veteran student at SWVS. We are elated to present the other side of the voice training process: from the student’s perspective. “How do YOU go about learning a new song?” A friend asked me this the other day.  Though everyone’s approach may be different, these are the 8 key points that stood out to me …

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