Voice Lessons Nashville – Conditioning The Muscles with Dave Brooks

Become a stronger singer with this informative article from Voice Lessons Nashville Coach Dave Brooks Practicing your vocal exercises is a lot like working out! That’s right, I said it. In my voice lessons Nashville, my clients learn that singing isn’t just about good breathing techniques and passing air through the vocal folds to make sound. It’s a lot of muscle conditioning …

Pouring The Foundation

Vocalists often ask me in my Nashville singing lessons what I think the keys are to real vocal freedom and my answer is always the same. Singing is a lot like building a house. You will never build a solid and aesthetically pleasing structure without first pouring a strong foundation. As far as singing is concerned, the foundation is made up of three …

Benefits Behind Vocal Lessons Online

I am often asked in my vocal lessons online just how many songs you need to record to garner industry attention and respect. I mean, do you really need to cut a whole album if you’re trying to shop a deal they ask? The answer is……. it depends. There are a lot of record labels today that look for more …

Learn More About Nashville Voice Lessons

The subject of safe singing is often brought up in my Nashville voice lessons. But what exactly is safe singing and is it always good to play it safe? Let’s define what safe singing is. I teach my students that safe singing is the result of a strong technical background and is the collection of solid choices made in any given performance based on that …

Benefits of Online Vocal Lessons from Dave Brooks

One of the first things new students desire in their online vocal lessons is an increase in range. The higher the better! They often attribute the ability to hit higher notes to having a more commercially viable voice.  Having a great range is certainly a plus, but not a requirement in mastering your artistry and captivating an audience! Every one of my students experiences an increase in range …

Nashville Voice Lessons with Dave Brooks

There are 3 main components to a balanced voice: air flow, neutral or low larynx and vocal cord alignment. Nashville voice lessons with Dave Brooks will help you understand how these 3 components work together and apply them with amazing results in any song you sing! Dave first takes you through a series of controlled breathing exercises that concentrates on the diaphragm …

How Vocal Lessons Online Can Improve Your Voice

Using Vocal Lessons Online to Improve your Technique Having the voice you’ve always dreamed of is not an impossibility! It just takes discipline and consistency. The method I use for in studio and vocal lessons online will forever change the way you experience your voice! I take the 3 foundational characteristics of a balanced approach: air flow, laryngeal positioning and cord alignment and put them …

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The Vocal Cool-Down

I’m not an avid fan of clichés. Now, I’m sure there is clever and unique way to explain the importance of cooling down after vocal singing lessons. I even went so far as to draw a comparison between cooling down vocally and recovering from the anxiety attack of a 300 ft bungee jump. But, needless to say that was a …

“Making it” in Today’s Music Industry

  Back in the saddle again… That’s where some of my clients find themselves. They were once in the music business, stepped away for a period of time and now want to get back to it. On the other hand, I also voice coach clients who are just getting started and trying to break into the music scene. Regardless of …

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“How to Sing Like…Katy Perry”

Try a Katy Perry voice lesson! “California Gurls” “Hot n Cold” “Firework” “Teenage Dream” “I Kissed a Girl”   Need I go on? Yes, ladies and gentlemen, our next addition in the “How to Sing Like…” Series is pop sensation Katy Perry. Perry is not only a respected vocalist, but an ingenious songwriter. And, it’s not just her song content …