WHAT YOU HEAR IS NOT WHAT YOU GET

Because I started learning to sing with such little initial talent, I can easily see how different concepts work cooperatively to create the sounds we all want to hear. It wasn’t always the case though. Early on in my training, each day was a planned attempt to get the loudest highest notes I could. That was the goal. Every day …

Skype: a Student’s Best Friend, or a Singer’s Worst Nightmare

One of the most innovative tools in today’s music training culture is streaming internet video conferencing. By using high quality cameras, fast connections and top quality microphone technology, students anywhere in the world have access to the top trainers in their respective fields. At Brett Manning Studios, we’ve outfitted multiple high-speed webcam vocal studios with the latest technology to benefit …

Ask the Right Questions

As a vocal coach, my entire day’s work is discovering and solving problems. Seven times a day I sit down with different singers at all skill levels. My single goal is to help them discover solutions to their own problems. Sometimes I help them discover what their problem is in the first place. You might be asking how a student …

Is Marijuana Good For My Singing Voice?

Question: Hello, we have a little bit of a problem here because our lead singer seems to think that smoking pot does not in any way affect his singing voice!!! Can you please let me know if this is true? We all have tried to tell him that it does affect your voice and that he needs to “can it” …