Using Vocal Emphasis to Stylize Your Voice

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about Using Vocal Emphasis To Stylize Your Voice.  Now, what do I mean by vocal emphasis? Well, where you’re going to stress or put the energy of the note, in styles, like musical theater, especially a little more traditional musical theater not be…

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How to Sing In Tune

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about Learning To Sing In Tune.  When first learning to sing,  singing in tune can be a bit of a challenge. And there’s a good reason for that. We have three basic types of muscle in the body, muscle we don’t control like…

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Episode 145 – Simply Begin Again

As we approach a new year (and decade), we tend to have a period of new beginnings, with resolutions and promises of doing and being better. But rather than wait for a new year, we can begin again, moment to moment, continually renewing our promise and purpose. This works particularly well for singers, as it…

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Running Out of Air When Singing

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about what to do if you find yourself Running Out Of Air When You Sing.  Often when I’m doing a public masterclass for singers, I will ask the assembled room. If I had a magic wand, what vocal issues would you like me…

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Muscle Coordinations for High Belt Singing

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about the Muscle Coordinations For High Intense Belt Singing.  When sending high strong notes, we need to balance between two pairs of muscles. We have muscles within the vocal folds themselves, that when flex will make the cords nice and fat and we…

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Dealing with Boredom in the Practice Room

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about Dealing With Boredom In The Practice Room.  One of my favorite quotes about learning an instrument is from I believe it was the musician Robert Fripp who said this, when someone asked him, How do I know if I have what it…

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Vocal Gurus

Hey there this is John Henny and today I want to talk about Vocal Gurus.  Within the world of voice teachers, you will have some that rise above the pack and start to be known as voice gurus. Now, sometimes this is because they have an exceptional gift for teaching. They have a way of…

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Understanding Vowel Perception

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about Understanding Vowel Perception.  Vowel Perception is very interesting because it’s something that actually happens in the listeners brain. They take the soundwaves that have many multiple pitches within them the sound waves of the human voice and depending on where the bulk…

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Why Singers Need to Master Rhythm

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk about Why Singers Need To Master Rhythm.  When listening to great singers like Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Prince, Michael Jackson, they all have this amazing innate sense of rhythm. They know the difference between 16th notes and triplets, they can really get this…

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Why You Need to Get Out of The Practice Room

Hey there, this is John Henny and today I want to talk to you about Why You Need To Get Out Of The Practice Room. As a voice teacher, I am obviously very enthusiastic about studying and practicing the voice however, it can become a trap. If your singing journey is just going to voice…

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