One of the most important and challenging first steps to developing your singing voice and starting your vocal career is researching the best voice teachers in Austin. I spent a lot of time in my first years of taking singing lessons experimenting...Read more
Learn to Sing Better Today
Let’s be honest: Everyone wants to learn to sing better. In fact, learning to sing is one of the most desired skills for people to learn. I mean, who doesn’t want to walk on stage and rock the house with their voice? But lots of people wonder if...Read more
How the Pros Do Voice Lessons
This week, I am truly honored to interview Kevin and Candace Collins of the local Austin funk/soul/blues band Kev Bev and the Woodland Creatures. In addition to being great students, Kevin and Candace are also the lead singers of this very popular...Read more
Can You REALLY Learn to Sing on Zoom, Skype or FaceTime?
It always feels good to get better at something, especially singing. But in order to do that, you may need the help of a great voice teacher. And since you may not have a great voice teacher within driving distance or be able to attend live...Read more
Singing Lesson Preparation: How to Get Ready
Unfortunately, our time together is brief. Even an hour lesson with some singers is barely enough. Many of my students ask how they can properly warm up before their lesson so they can use the time we DO have most efficiently. Here’s my best...Read more
How Do Singers Who Have Never Taken a Voice Lesson Get So Good?
How Does Someone Who’s Never Had a Voice Lesson Get So Good? Does it make you mad when you see someone who is insanely talented and they never even took a voice lesson? Man, they make it look so easy, don’t they? They waltz on stage puffing...Read more
Why Take Singing Lessons?
Beginning singers shouldn’t be more confused when they walk out of their first voice lesson. Yet, so many capable, smart teachers make the mistake of asking their students to do things they have no idea how to do, leaving you just to wonder...Read more
Why Voice Coaches Need Voice Lessons
The Importance of Quiet It can be so easy to get wrapped into doing too many things at once, I wanted to take a moment today to talk about the importance of quiet. When I was at my first university, the library had four floors. The first level was...Read more