You love to sing, play your instrument, dance or prepare and give a speech…if only you didn’t have to present it in front of a live audience. Even though you feel prepared, you can’t sleep the night before, your stomach is in knots, and you’re hoping for a bout of the flu. How can you […]
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When you’re enjoying a performance by a talented vocalist, it may seem so effortless…singers often make it look so easy, but there is more that goes into a good performance than meets the eye…What mistakes should you avoid to be just like them.
Have you ever watched someone go to the podium or stand on stage, and without using the microphone to sing or speak, their voice can be heard throughout the audience, and yet they aren’t yelling? How do they do that?
Just as athletes prepare and warm up their muscles before participating either in a practice or a competition, so should vocalists prepare and warm up their vocal cords before practicing or performing. Before each performance your goal should be to relax and soothe your throat, and this can be done without purchasing expensive sprays or […]
Whether you are an up and coming speaker, a seasoned speaker, a reluctant speaker, a professional speaker or an occasional speaker, you all have one or more of these goals in mind, and using body language correctly will help you achieve your goal.
Whether you’re a vocalist, a speaker, an actor, a dancer or a performer of any kind, getting on a stage and performing in front of an audience can be challenging and a little nerve wracking. Most performers, even professionals, get a little nervous before a performance, and that’s quite normal, and is quickly overcome, but […]
Cold weather is no friend to the voice of a singer (or any other type of vocal performer)…cold, dry air can cause singers some frustrating challenges. Yes, whether you’re a singer or not, cold weather can affect your voice, but the last thing a performer needs is a cough, a cold or a sore throat, […]
Most of us will never be professional speakers or performing artists, but we will all have the opportunity to stand before a group of people to give presentations, share thoughts, perform, lead discussions or any number of reasons throughout our lives…. Do you want to be that speaker or performer who…