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How to Practice Acapella Singing

Singing without instruments is called singing “a cappella,” and it’s an important skill to learn. “Why?” you ask. Good question. Aside from knowing and being ...

Baritone Vocal Range

The concepts of vocal ranges are crucial for singers to fully comprehend their voices. This knowledge will help them appreciate their unique abilities, enabling them ...
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Lip Bubbles and Lip Trills

The lip bubble or lip trill (also called lip roll) is a semi-occluded vocal sound, which means that the mouth is partially closed off by ...

Understanding Bass Vocal Range (What Is Your Voice Type?)

There are six standard voice types. You’re probably familiar with them all, and you’ve probably heard them separated into two groups: Women tend to take ...

How To Find Your Vocal Range (Free Guide)

Before we figure out how to find your vocal range, there are a few things about it that we need to discuss. Voices are delightfully ...

How Long Does it Take to Learn to Sing?

I’ve had the honor, joy, struggle, challenge, privilege and pleasure of coaching 10’s of 1,000’s of singers for nearly 3 and 1/2 decades. So…you could ...

Can You Learn To Sing At Any Age?

Let me give you the short answer first….. ABSOLUTELY. Read on to see the advantages and challenges of singing from a young age or a ...

Why Do I Yawn When I Sing?

by Brett Manning If you’ve ever had to fight off a yawn during a performance, you can understand how frustrating it can feel. Not only ...

How To Get Started In Singing

Before I start, I want to quickly address a few common concerns and replace those concerns with strategies. Here are a few of them: I ...

How To Get Noticed As A Singer

How to Get Noticed as a Singer  By Brett Manning The social media posts read: “I’m releasing my new EP.” “I’m releasing my single. Pre-save ...

Deciding On Your Sound

[The hardest decision for a singer] – By Brett Manning  Actually, this could have several subtitles because of the seriousness and complexity of this almost ...
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How Much Are Singing Lessons?

The Myth of ‘Affordable’ Lessons – By Brett Manning  your life is too short to learn slowly!! How Much Do Singing Lessons Cost? I’ll get ...

Why Do I Sound Bad When I Record Myself Singing?

Before you ask yourself “does my singing voice sound awful?” remember this crucial concept: Multifactorial– involving or dependent on a number of factors or causes. ...

Can Anyone Learn To Sing?

Can Anyone Learn to Sing?  Let me start by saying that I’ve taught countless, ‘so-called’ non-singers to sing and to sing well. But guess who ...
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How To Start A Singing Career

So, you want to be a singer and start a singing career… First things first, before you even think of a singing career, you have ...

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 ...

Voice Affectation: 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, ...

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. ...

Singing Tools For Perfect Practice

By Randy Moomaw & Brett Manning At Singing Success, our coaches work together, having frequent team building meetings, to refine exactly the ‘whats and hows’ ...

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

[edited and expanded December 28th, 2022, by Brett Manning] If you were to quickly fly through a playlist of your favorite singers, you’d notice how ...

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 ...