I Can Sing But Where is My Voice?: A Modern Singer's Guide

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Format: Softcover

Wondering how you can get to sing that song you always wanted to without running out of breath, and sing it all in tune?

Need to sing at your best friend's wedding or maybe in a school production?

Perhaps you want to sing with a band, start a professional career or maybe you are a grandparent who just wants to know that every time you sing to your grandchildren you are singing those family songs in tune.

Are you tired of criticism for singing out of tune & running out of breath? You know you cannot always make those high notes sound good. Do you really want to make an impression?

Well, you can.Whatever your desire may be, it is achievable.

With I Can Sing But Where Is My Voice? finally there is a guide for the student who wants to know how to sing well. This guide will help you to identify what it is you need to know and gives you the tools to apply the skills required. Advice that works given time and genuine input from you, the singer.
Besides the sections on how to breathe and using breathing control for singing, what you can learn from I Can Sing But Where Is My Voice? is how to use scales to sing in tune, including interesting vocal exercises & techniques that strengthen your voice. Learn the correct microphone technique, and more. There's even a section on how to practice and use charts to get results. You can read through the students stories & FAQ's too. They were once where you are now.
I Can Sing But Where Is My Voice? has been specially crafted by Ricci Carr as a practical guide for the beginner, and for the seasoned performer who really wants to get ahead. ©2019, 142 pages


Introduction 5
Realizing your singing dreams 8
Know the basics 9
Assessment 12
Correcting faults 15
High resonance diagram 23
Low resonance diagram 24
Getting Started 30
Practice - breathing exercises and charts - the daily grind 33
Using a glottal stroke 38
Vowel pronunciation 39
Sounds to practice 40
Physical warm-ups 44
How to practice (beginners, intermediate
and well developed students) 46
Choosing which songs suit your voice 49
Performance on the day 52
Microphone technique 55
Frequently asked questions 57
Question time 63
Students' stories 67
Your health as a singer 79
The voice, the popular song and the singer 80
Complementary medicine (naturopathy and herbal medicine) 87
Long-term health choices for singers 91
Scales and sounds to practice 95
Worksheets 100
Answers to question time 104
Photo gallery (1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s) 110
Acknowledgements 131
Where can I buy an eBook? 132