Author: Kathy Alexander

  • Tops Tips On How to Sing Authentically

    Simone Niles and Kathy Alexander share tips on how to sing with authenticity. SIMONE NILES Vocalist | Transformational Coach KATHY ALEXANDER Music Teacher | Vocal Coach | Co-founder of Singdaptive This week’s Tips from the Team are all about authenticity! We all want to sing authentically and with authentic emotion, but how do we get…

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  • Vocal Health For The Long Haul – From Colds to Warming Up Your Voice

    Jermaine Jones & Kathy Alexander share tips on vocal health for singers of all genres. JERMAINE JONES Singer-songwriter | Producer KATHY ALEXANDER Music Teacher | Vocal Coach | Co-founder of Singdaptive Singdaptive instructors are responding to questions from singers on all aspects of the singing life. Today singer-producer Jermaine Jones and Singdaptive VP, Kathy Alexander,…

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  • How to Rehearse Music on Zoom – 3 Tips

    How to Rehearse Music on Zoom – 3 Tips

    3 great tips from Kathy Alexander that make a difference for singers. During physical distancing, many musicians are attempting to play music together via video chat using apps such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet. But guess what? Due to the unavoidable problem of latency while communicating over typical internet connections (unless you and…

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  • 5 Essential Facts About Your Vocal Range

    5 Essential Facts About Your Vocal Range

    For lowest to highest – Lisa Popeil shares why the notes you can sing matter. All instrumentalists know which notes their instruments can play; why not singers as well? – asks Lisa Popeil Vocal range is an aspect of a singer’s life that can cause a lot of stress and anxiety. Maybe you envy Mariah Carey or…

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  • Advice On a Successful Singing Practice Routine

    Kathy Alexander and Simone Niles share their tips and advice on a successful singing practice routine. KATHY ALEXANDER Music Teacher | Vocal Coach | Co-founder of Singdaptive SIMONE NILES Vocalist | Transformational Coach We asked Singdaptive instructors what tips or advice they have on singing practice. Today, we hear from singer, author, vocal coach, choir…

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  • Being a Gifted Singer Doesn’t Mean Your Have a Healthy Voice

    Join Kathy Alexander as she explores the idea of a gifted singer. KATHY ALEXANDER Music Teacher | Vocal Coach | Co-founder of Singdaptive This week’s Tips from the Team are all about gifted singers! Today, we hear from singer, author, vocal coach, choir director, and Singdaptive co-founder, Kathy Alexander on what makes a gifted singer…

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  • 3 Tips for To Bring Power to Your Weak (Super-Wimpy) Head Voice

    3 Tips for To Bring Power to Your Weak (Super-Wimpy) Head Voice

    The high end of your voice can be powerful Jaime Babbitt is convinced that many singers have not fully realized the power of their head voice. Oh, yes…I feel your pain. A weak or unusable head voice can be the bane of lots of singers’ existences. Yet vocal coaches all agree that you can sing with…

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  • Choir Audition Checklist

    Choir Audition Checklist

    What to do before, the day of and at the audition. Brian Wismath gives practical advice in this simple checklist for before, during and after the audition. Before the Audition: The Day of the Audition: After the Audition: Brian Wismath Brian Wismath is music director of Civic Orchestra of Victoria, Linden Singers of Victoria, Victoria…

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  • Doc My Voice Feels ‘Tight’ Just Before My Period

    Doc My Voice Feels ‘Tight’ Just Before My Period

    There are some practical solutions a woman can take Dr. Jahn discusses the impact of the menstrual cycle on singing as well as solutions for a less responsive voice just prior to a period Dear Dr. Jahn, I notice that my voice gets a scratchy/fuzzy feeling a couple days before my period pretty much every…

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  • Help! I’m Singing Flat…What Can I Do?

    Help! I’m Singing Flat…What Can I Do?

    How to Sing in Tune There are 6 top reasons singers go flat. Each one of these can be worked on -says Jaime Babbitt Here’s a little peek through the window of the life of a voice coach. A singer asks: “Someone told me I sounded a bit flat in my last performance. I am…

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