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Do Singing Lessons Work?

In this article, NYVC Vocal Coach Tim Rosser talks about how taking singing lessons positively impacted his journey as a singer and gives some…

A Practical Guide to Auditioning Pt. II: Building an Audition Book

In part II of "A Practical Guide to Auditioning", Bryan discusses the process of building an audition book for musical theatre auditions and gives…

Managing Performance Anxiety: What is it? How do we face it?

All singers face performance anxiety at some point in their vocal journey. In this article, Abby breaks down what performance anxiety is and…

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Should Every Singer Take Classical Voice Lessons?

How important is classical voice training to the vocal development of non-classical singers? In this article, I will take a deep dive into my own experiences working with a classical voice teacher and how it impacted my ability to sing different styles of music.

Singing With Pure EEase

It’s time we had a talk about EE. Though it takes second place in the accepted listing of vowels, we use the EE to form the diphthongs of fourteen letters of our alphabet, making it one of the most...

How to Practice Singing Part IV: Creating a Practice Habit that Sticks!

In part IV of the "How To Practice Singing" series, I discuss practical ways of creating practice habits for singing that promote consistency by applying the four laws for behavior change to our work.

WordWaves: The Language of Music

How can so many rigid disciplines be compacted into one entity that ultimately works to free our spirits?

Signs That You Might Be Vocally Fatigued

The voice is the only instrument that is apart the human body (unless you count clapping your hands as percussion!!). So it makes sense that the instrument is the entire body, not just the larynx alone. Everything from body alignment, respiratory system, the larynx, vocal tract, not to mention the brain are involved in this high level athletic coordination!

A Practical Guide to Auditioning Pt. II: Building an Audition Book

In part II of "A Practical Guide to Auditioning", Bryan discusses the process of building an audition book for musical theatre auditions and gives suggestions on what makes a well-crafted audition book.

Open Mic Nights in NYC: Resource Guide

Wondering where to get started as an artist in NYC? Open mic nights might give you the start that you need. In this resource guide, I will discuss the value of performing and attending open mic nights and an exhaustive list of open mic nights in NYC that you can go to today!

Understanding Resonance: A Practical Guide

In singing, the ability to control one’s resonance is one of the most important fundamental building blocks to a healthy singing voice. Let's find out why!

Do Singing Lessons Work?

In this article, NYVC Vocal Coach Tim Rosser talks about how taking singing lessons positively impacted his journey as a singer and gives some words of wisdom to singers who are interested in taking voice lessons.