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How to learn new songs vocal lessons voice lessons nashville Jun 13, 2024

I go through this every time I get a new student - how to learn new songs.

 

It seems like it wouldn’t be that big of a lesson, like it wouldn’t be that game-changing for a new singer.

 

And yet, it is.

 

 

Singers I’ve met over the years go through the same...

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How to Move on Stage May 01, 2024

 

Moving on stage [while singing] is one of the most terrifying parts of this whole thing we love - sharing singing!

 

 

Do you feel me?!

 

I love to sing and I love being on stage, and yet I still get nervous about moving on stage. ‍

 

Have you been there?

 


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What kind of sound do you sing with? vocal lessons vocal range May 01, 2024

 

How is it that singers can make so many different kinds of sound with the same body parts?!

 

Seriously! The vocal folds are super dynamic and create the array of sounds you hear in all different kinds of singing. 

 

Pop, heavy metal, opera, jazz….these sounds,...

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Meet Nate Paul! Aug 20, 2021

I hope you have as much fun learning about Nate Paul as I did reading his answers. Nate is a fabulous vocal coach and a total hoot! Enjoy!

 

1. What is your favorite song? 
“At the moment, I am absolutely obsessed with ‘Rises the Moon’ by Liana Flores. I think...
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Breathing for Singing Aug 20, 2021

Copious amounts of information float around in books and on the internet about breathing for singing.  It can be challenging to decipher what information is good to apply to your singing, right? Allow me to break it down for you.

Three main points:

First, Is the diaphragm important? ...

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The Importance of Performing Aug 20, 2021

Hello, fearless performers!  So glad you’re here to learn about building performance practices.  Have you ever felt as though you wanted to take lessons without ever performing. . . maybe you enjoy the journey of singing so much that you don’t need to ever show anybody else...

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COVID Aug 20, 2021

Life is heavy right now, isn’t it?  This COVID-19 fiasco is a lot to process.  I have missed meeting with clients in person and I so badly want everything – in and out of the studio – to be ok.  As I’ve met with clients virtually this week, a few details...

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Is Something Wrong With My Voice?! Aug 20, 2021

Sometimes I receive a call from a singer who thinks they have a voice disorder. Thinking something is wrong with the voice can be disconcerting. We live with all sorts of aches and pains, but when something might be wrong with the voice, it’s a big deal. The good news is,...

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So you want to audition for a musical? Hereโ€™s what you should know! Aug 20, 2021

Part 1

By Nate Paul

 

The live theatre industry may be at a standstill; however, this simply means when the doors can finally open for live theatre again that singers, actors, and dancers must answer the call to perform! I am here to give you insider tips about preparing your first musical...

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Mix Technique Aug 20, 2021

Does your singing voice have a massive crack in it, just as the low range is transitioning into the high range? That crack – or break – is the total pits, and you can learn about your voice and how to strengthen and navigate that part of the range so the crack disappears. Doing this...

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Speech Correction Aug 20, 2021

Do you want to level up in your professionalism in how you SPEAK? Is there something about how you talk that has always caused you anxiety or a feeling of being less-than? You are not alone! Cultural factors play a role in how we communicate verbally, and from a functional perspective, the...

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Audition Day is Here! Aug 20, 2021

By Nate Paul

In our last entry, we discussed the specifics of how to prepare a song for a musical theatre audition. Before we dig into audition day logistics, if you haven’t read that post yet, go back and read here to learn how to prepare before audition day. We will be hitting...

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