7 Ways to Build to an Unstoppable Music Strategy

Jul 17, 2018

  By Cari Cole Within every musician’s career is their pure potential. But how do you know it will happen? The last thing you want to do is leave it up to chance. The last thing you want to do is be in the river without a paddle or up the mountain without a backpack. The music industry is a very complex business ... Continue


10 Steps to Grow Your Music Business Strategy Right Now

Jul 10, 2018

  By Cari Cole Within every music artist is a path to prosperity, success and achievement. But will it be realized? One third of the equation is staying power, one third is having the foresight and decision making savvy to get there and one third is knowing where you and your music fit and carving a strategy for that (and ignoring everything ... Continue


The Best Music Advice I Was Ever Given

Jul 03, 2018

  By Cari Cole A few days ago I spoke to a fledgling artist trying to make it, like so many. And during the phone call, I noticed something really important. She came at me with all of her doubt, confusion and literally “panic” about making it. I first assured her that I “get it,” it’s a natural feeling when you’re approaching ... Continue


Top 5 Tools and Rules Of Great Vocals

Jun 26, 2018

By Cari Cole The great thing about voices is opinions are highly subjective. People’s opinion of what makes a voice great varies. Like 50 flavors of ice cream, the many genres of music give the music lover choices. Whether you want to chill to a heavy metal rock guitar god ripping scales like thunder and scream/singing at the top of his ... Continue


7 Secret Vocal Wellness Weapons Used By Grammy Winners And Celeb Vocal Coaches

Jun 19, 2018

  By Cari Cole With so many successful touring singers having to cancel shows and taking time off due to vocal issues, it’s timely to shout out about how to sound better without hurting your cords, or your career. Look, most producers and industry tastemakers don’t care if you are shredding your cords, they don’t expect you to last, let alone make it big. ... Continue


CCVM Emerging Voice Scholarship & Winner List

Jun 13, 2018

OMG, I’m so blown away at the talent on the Emerging Voice scholarship! Major praise to the incredible voices, songs and performances. You ALL have blown our minds. Wow! We made our selections mostly based on artistry/craft and who could use the program the most, as well as the efforts to gain likes which shows your marketing ingenuity. Major praise goes out ... Continue


The Three Day Rule: Performance Prep For Singers

Jun 12, 2018

  By Cari Cole The Three Day Rule is a magic formula of performance prep tips I’ve used with my private clients over the past 3 decades of coaching professionals in New York City. It’s a list of tips for exactly what you need to do and stay away from for three days before a show to make sure you’re doing everything you can ... Continue


Singers: Expert Secrets To Make Your Voice Sound Better Instantly

Jun 05, 2018

  By Cari Cole As one of the top vocal coaches in the country, I frequently hear: “What are your top vocal tips for singers?” Well, I could rattle off a long list, and yammer on for hours. (I’m a nerd’s nerd when it comes to vocals…). I have a long list of favorite tricks up my sleeve from more than 30 ... Continue


5 Ways To Stop Shredding Your Vocal Cords

May 29, 2018

  By Cari Cole Do you ever wonder why singers get vocal problems and how to avoid them for yourself? Who wants to lose their voice and worse, end up having surgery? Does it happen to everyone eventually or can it be avoided? And doesn’t that just freak the bejesus out of you? It should. It’s not so easy to be out on ... Continue


Tips and Tricks to Keep From Losing Your Voice on Tour

May 22, 2018

  By Cari Cole Nothing freaks a singer out more than the worry about losing their voice on tour. Mama’s here to the rescue! After 30 years of coaching singers at my studio in New York City, I’ve gotten it down to a system, and I’m here to share it with you. Keeping your voice performing consistently while singing night after night ... Continue