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Vocal Tips

The Crossover Singer

The crossover singer is someone who is able to achieve success while melding several genres or styles of music together to inform their sound. Through …

Why Take Voice Lessons?

I have encountered a very high number of artists who believe they do not need voice lessons because their voice is good enough. Yes, while …

Listen From the Outside

In this article, I want to talk to you about one of the best judges you can find, to help you grow both as a …

Affectations to Style: When is it too much?

Have you ever heard, or yourself been, a singer that you know is trying too hard? As singers, we can easily fall into the trap …

Breathing from the Diaphragm: The Mystery Unveiled

As a singer, somewhere along the way I’m sure you have heard the phrase, “breathe from your diaphragm.” However, my guess is that unless you …

What is Vocal Fry?

What is Vocal Fry? I’ve witnessed many mishaps lately when it comes to vocal fry. I think it’s important to understand both what vocal fry …

Conquering Stage Fright

As I’ve written many times before, I struggle with anxiety. Here lately, it’s been a little tougher than usual to get me up on stage. …

Dynamic Duo Discovers Singing Success

In a search for new ideas, fresh material, and to deepen their commitment to their respective music, Marnie and Oliver, two artists based in Hamburg, …

When To Go on Vocal Rest

A lot of singers toss around the phrase “vocal rest” like they are talking about their daily shower. I think it’s time to address this. …

Take the Lead In Your Singing Success

If you’re a singer putting together a band, participating in a community choir, or doing session work, you must not only be prepared and focused, …

Focus Your Vision for Singing Success

Visualization is a powerful tool that, when properly engaged, can be used to enhance performance and even increase a drive toward and feeling for success …

For Singers of Note the Key Is Listening

You’ve made a smart move by coming to SingingSuccess.TV to tap resources for vocal training, networking, and for sharing ideas and exploring career strategies. Whether …

A Proactive Plan for Singing Success

More and more we are encouraged to take charge and be proactive in our career pursuits. In fact that approach applies to the pursuit of …

Focus For Singing Success through Brett Manning

There is a reason you have chosen Brett Manning’s methods and resources in the development of the full potential of your unique voice. Obviously you’re …

Find Mentors for Your Singing Success

There’s a wonderful quote attributed to comedienne Lily Tomlin in which she said, “We’re all in this alone.” There are certainly times when we’ve all …

The Power of the Singer as Speaker

Whether you want to be the next superstar or simply want to have a successful career as a singer, it’s important to note the potential …

Train for A Competitive Edge

In many ways TV shows such as American Idol and The Voice are signs that we’ve moved into a new era of showcasing or launching …

Relax For Better Coordinations

In a recent SingingSuccess.tv video clip, vocal coach Leigh Nash talks about the importance of getting rid of tension in order to achieve optimum performance. …

Pumping Up Perspective for Singing Success

In your pursuit of singing success, it’s important to stay positive and open, especially in the face of disappointment and delays that you’ll likely encounter. …

A Singer’s Tools For Perfect Practice

One of the obvious keys to your singing success turns with your level of commitment and follow through. You must be able to bounce back …

Sharpen Senses As You Learn To Sing

One of the biggest challenges a lot of singers say they face has to do with developing muscle memory and getting the coordinations to become …

Learn To Sing With A Positive Focus

In your personal pursuit of singing success you will likely encounter a number of distractions and disappointments. That’s to be expected – so do not …

Chris Keller Scores His Singing Success In New York

It has been nearly a year since Chris Keller left the relatively familiar comforts and challenges of life as a Brett Manning certified vocal coach …

Notes For Singing Success From Leigh Nash

It’s been a few months since Leigh Nash of Sixpence None The Richer joined the team at Singing Success as a Brett Manning’s certified vocal …

Jason Catron Brings Night Skype To Brett Manning Studios

For those of you that don’t have a Brett Manning certified associate near by, and getting to Nashville to book sessions at Brett Manning Studios …

CONQUERING SHYNESS (Or At Least Shushing It)

I was a very shy teenager. I was also on the road 250 days a year at the age of 17. I have some tips …

How To Sing When You’re Under The Weather

It’s that time of the year when extremes in climate as well as an increase in pollen invites colds, allergies, and similar challenges that compromise …

How To Sing Past The Fear

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned performer it’s not at all uncommon to have issues with confidence, anxiety, or even periodic battles with fears …

Learn To Sing With The Right Tone And Articulation

If you were to quickly fly through a sampling of your favorite singers you would notice how each voice has specific colors that distinguishes it. …

Learn How To Sing As A Successful Storyteller

To become a better, more effective singer, you need to become a stronger communicator and become a more effective storyteller. The challenge for many singers …

Singing Lessons For Success

One of the challenges many singers face is that they get so caught up in relying on others that they can forget who is ultimately …

Sharpen Your Singing Skills Via Skype

For many of you there may not be a Brett Manning certified associate near by, and getting to Nashville to book sessions at Brett Manning …

Learn To Sing With Ease By Releasing Tension

Whether you’re just learning how to sing, are taking your first singing classes at school, or you’re an experienced singer about to showcase some new …

Helping Artists Learn How to Sing is Priority One for CEO

It’s the daily passionate pursuit of discovering and affirming a singer’s full potential for Singing Success that drives CEO, Ethan Opelt. “I’ve worked with bands …

Tips To Maintain A Positive Attitude

One of the biggest challenges in the pursuit of your singing success is the ability to stay positive in your outlook on your career. Staying …

New Vocal Coach Leigh Nash of Sixpence None the Richer Now Available for Lessons!

Nash makes Brett Manning Studios and SingingSuccess.TV more than richer! For singer-songwriter Leigh Nash, life is a humble walk of wonder along paths of privilege …

Making Memories For Singing Success

Whether you’re learning new material or looking for a way to breathe new life into a favorite song or a well recognized standard, a change …

Follow Up For Follow Through

One of the challenges many face on the road to singing success is a lack of follow up or follow through. For some, it’s a …

Seven Simple Steps to Secure Success in 2011

We’re fast approaching the New Year – a time for making resolutions. And even if you tend to avoid making that list, it’s natural to …

Send Clear Signals to Connect to Success

Sometimes you can be so focused on getting the gig, swinging the deal, being a star or grabbing the center of attention, that your basic …

Five Questions for Future Focus

In the pursuit of your singing success, there’s a natural tendency to focus so intensely on what you need to work on, that you forget …

As Your Voice Grows, So Grows Your Material

Whether you're searching for new material, seeking a new look or image for yourself or your band, or playing with a new idea or fresh …

Simple Keys To Secure Confidence

Fear is the number one killer of confidence. Whether it’s stage fright or feeling like you won’t fit in or aren’t good enough, fear is …

Parents See Glowing Return On Investment In Brett's Touch

Ever since their daughter, Lacey, was a toddler, Al and Cheryl Ritchie have known she had talent. But it wasn’t until they discovered Brett Manning …

Find The Coach That’s Right For You

For many of you looking into getting a vocal coach or voice teacher, a trip to Nashville may not be possible right now. Although you …

A Few Tips to Avoid Getting Burnt Out

To Be A Star – Avoid The Burnout One of the challenges faced in the pursuit of your singing success is the threat of burnout. …

Take It On The Road

So you feel you're going nowhere or you've simply lost the spark, and you want to do something that shakes things up so that it’s …

Workout While You Rest Your Voice

Let’s say you have a really bad head cold or flu or you’ve strained your voice at a Sunday afternoon party while watching your favorite …

Target Songs for Working Out

For the listener, a song can be a profoundly moving experience emotionally. A song can help someone grieve the loss of a loved one or …

Planning 101: Reject The Unexpected

Even with the most meticulous, rigorous, faithful preparation for a live performance, things can and will go wrong. Even if you include long hours of …