4 Quick & Dirty Little Secrets To Killer Vocals A.S.A.P.

Oct 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

By Cari Cole

Sometimes singers don’t want to admit to having a vocal coach.

I get it.

They think somehow it takes away from their own “natural” talent (it doesn’t ~ only adds to it!)

But really, it’s no one’s business if you train or not ~ only yours.

In the entertainment industry, nothing is “natural.” Voices, performances, songs, records – all are worked ... Continue


Voice Lesson: 5 Quick Tips to Sing Better High Notes

Oct 03, 2017

By Cari Cole

Every singer wants to hit better high notes – right? There’s a lot of wisdom in vocal technique to help you do this and today’s article reveals a few of the most helpful ones that have turned around singers voices the fastest.

Here are my 5 Quick Tips to Sing Better High Notes

I hope this helps you become ... Continue


Are You Stuck With the Voice You Have or Can It Be Improved?

Sep 26, 2017

By Cari Cole

There’s lots of people out there that believe that you have to be born with a great voice to have one, or you’re simply stuck with what you’ve got.

However, while some people may have a greater innate instinct for music, the truth is, great voices, just like great musicians or athletes, are made. They are developed, ... Continue


Whipping Your Voice Into Shape in 6 Easy Steps

Sep 19, 2017

By Cari Cole

From 3 decades of coaching singers in New York City, with clients ranging from Grammy winners to rock legends, to tens of thousands of independent and emerging artists, it’s my job to build strong and free voices — and keep them that way!

I love helping singers at all levels free their voices so they can go sing ... Continue


Top 5 Secrets to Make Your Voice Sound Better, Instantly

Sep 05, 2017

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…) And I have a long list of favorite tricks up my sleeve from more than ... Continue


5 Keys to a Powerful Voice That Won’t Burn Out

Jul 18, 2017

By Cari Cole

Over the past 3 decades of coaching singers, working with every kind of voice possible – from established, to beginning, to burning out — my primary focus has always been to build a strong resonant voice, free from tension, able to deliver powerfully over a busy touring schedule and to keep you in the ring. To help you ... Continue


Stop Shaming Adele, Part II

Jul 11, 2017

By Cari Cole

A recent article by Dr. Paul E. Kwak, laryngologist and laryngeal surgeon at the NYU Voice Center, and Assistant Professor in the NYU Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery called “Stop Shaming Adele” (Part I) really spoke to me. I’ll share that article at the close of this one. I was so moved to hear an ... Continue


Vocal Freedom in 5 Easy Steps

Jun 27, 2017

By Cari Cole

Vocal freedom. It’s what all singers want. But how do you get it when your voice is stuck in your throat. Or when it wears out too quickly. Or when it doesn’t respond the way you want? Are you stuck with the voice you have, or can it be improved?.

The latter. Your voice is an instrument. You just ... Continue


The Three Day Rule: Performance Prep For Singers

Mar 06, 2012 | 36 Comments

 

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 ... Continue


Fuel Your Singing Voice With The Right Nutrition

Feb 28, 2012 | 16 Comments

 

 

Food and nutrition are fuel. When you feed your body the right nutrition and foods, your voice feels effortless. When you feed it the wrong foods, your voice peters out.

One of my artists who is on The Voice this season shot me an email last week asking about what is the right food to eat prior to performance. I wanted ... Continue