Tips on Approaching Lyrics

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about Tips On Approaching Lyrics.  Very often when singers approach lyrics, they’re very keen on learning all the words, finding the meaning, etc. But I want to encourage you to go a level deeper and find the sounds and the music within the…

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Lip Trills

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk to you about Lip Trills. A very popular warm up exercise is the lip trill or the lip bubble, which is done like this and you’ll often see singers doing this perhaps you’ve even had a voice teacher asked you to do it.…

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How To Increase Your Range

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about How To Increase Your Range.  Very often as singers, we will feel like we hit a wall in terms of our vocal range. This can often be felt as excess muscle, excess tension, and the voice just won’t go any higher very…

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Extending Your Range

Hey John Henny here and today I want to talk about Extending Your Range.  One misunderstood aspect of extending your range of getting higher notes is that people think they really just have to work their vocal cords and work their vocal cords in order to build up strength for the flexibility to get those…

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Developing Your Vibrato

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about developing your vibrato.  Now vibrato is that little undulation in your pitch, rather than singing a straight tone, we get that the little up and down. And what it does is it goes about a quarter tone up that’s half of a…

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Dealing With Discouragement

Hey there, this is John Henny and in today’s tip, I want to talk about dealing with discouragement.  Discouragement is a topic that I talk about often in my podcast because it’s learning to sing is a really high-level skill. It’s a high-level skill we’re trying to master and it’s not easy. That’s why singing…

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Confusing Singing Terms

Hey there this is John Henny and today I want to talk about Confusing Singing Terms. Are you confused by terms such as chest voice and head voice, support, mix? Well, guess what? So our voice teachers because we will, endlessly argue about what a term means. And the problem is, these terms are often…

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Increasing Your Listening Skills

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about increasing your listening skills. Okay, singers, the next time you’re stuck in line at the grocery store or similar situation, rather than grabbing your phone and going to social media and wasting that opportunity. I want you to try this. Try and…

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Musical Term You Should Know

Hey there singers This is John Henny and today I want to talk about a musical term you should know TESSAtura. Very often when looking at a song, singers are concerned about the overall range of the song, the lowest to highest note, but you really should be focused on the test tour of a…

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Favorite Trick For Developing Vibrato

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to give you my Favorite Trick For Developing Vibrato. If you’re having trouble finding or developing vibrato in your voice, here’s a little trick I like to use with my students. Go ahead and say something as if you are about to get upset, and…

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