Your Vocal Potential: Are You Living Up to It?

May 24, 2016

 

 

by Cari Cole

 

 

 

People, and most often –other musicians, sometimes poke fun at singers for being protective (or fussy) about their voices. Okay, then — go on. You get up and sing without making a fool of yourself. Ha.

Singing is demanding. It’s not an instrument you can press down on a key or a fret, and the same note comes out ... Continue


7 Vocal Methods (and Magic Tricks) to Make Your Voice Rule the World

Jan 26, 2016 | 5 Comments

by Cari Cole

As one of the top celebrity vocal coaches in the world I’ve seen it all. From stars to rock legends and Grammy winners to tens of thousands of emerging independents, one thing is true.

You don’t have to have the best voice in the world, but you do have to have a good one. And one that won’t quit ... Continue


How To Release Tension And Stress In The Larynx & Throat

Feb 24, 2010 | 19 Comments

by Cari Cole

 

 

 

Throat tension and vocal stress are common complaints. A lot of people suffer from the end-of-the-day vocal fatigue that comes from accumulated tension — from talking (on the phone) and/or using the voice incorrectly. Also keep in mind that most voice problems come from being dehydrated.

Your vocal cords lie within the “Adams Apple” in ... Continue


Vocal Tip! Breath Is The Fuel For The Voice

Feb 17, 2010

by Cari Cole

 

 

 

In the vocal technique world we say, “if you want a small sound, take a small breath. If you want a big sound, take a big breath!” But it doesn’t work well to stuff your lungs with breath — one has to learn how to take the breath so that the diaphragm lowers and pulls air ... Continue