Keeping your voice healthy starts with keeping your entire body healthy. The voice is contained within the body, so following a balanced diet, getting adequate sleep, and reducing stress are all keys to keeping your body and voice healthy. Singers should avoid excess caffeine, smoking, consumption of alcohol and drugs. Excessive screaming, speaking, performing in loud or crowded places without proper amplification, and singing for a prolonged amount of time without rest should all be avoided. Singers should always stay hydrated by drinking purified water, and try to stay away from sugary drinks and colas.
Convenient and comfortable, in-home voice lessons prepare you to master the only instrument you carry with you everywhere you go. Professional Musika instructors employ time-tested methods to teach you how to operate your voice to maximum capacity. With the piano you have in your home and music you can purchase from almost any musical store, learn to sing Opera, R&B or Country music. Simply schedule lessons and avoid the hassle of traveling to a studio across town. With professional voice lessons, learn how to care for your voice as you use it to make beautiful music.
Singing lessons will focus on teaching students how to sing with good vocal technique and how to apply these techniques to the art of singing songs. Students will learn exercises and techniques that enable them to sing with a clear, balanced, well-pitched vocal tone, how to support the voice and how to increase their vocal range. Students will learn these techniques through vocalizing vowel sounds on different scales that vary in difficulty, learn how to tilt the thyroid cartilage in order to bridge into the head voice for range extension and how to reduce the use of the extrinsic muscles of the larynx to avoid constriction when ascending in pitch. Students can develop their performance techniques and song interpretation, and learn advanced techniques and exercises such as developing vibrato, rasp/distortion effects, messa di voce and vocal run and fills. Students can also be prepared for auditions, exams and gigs.
As an adult voice student, you-™ll learn more than proper breathing techniques. You will also improve your vocal range, prepare for reality singing competitions and improve your vocal stage performance. Start with your favorite genre. After choosing Opera, Country, R&B or any other genre, decide along with your instructor which style and songs fit your voice the best. Then practice the exercises your trained Musika instructor assigns you each week. Whether you choose in-home or in-studio lessons, adult voice lessons teach you a variety of skills that helps you succeed as a vocal musician on and off the stage.
Singing for pleasure or as a profession is one fantasy many kids have. To be successful, they need voice lessons, but a child-™s voice isn-™t ready for vocal training until the child has reached puberty. At that time, the voice is mature enough to undergo regular singing, vocal exercises and other rigors associated with voice lessons. We recommend kids wait until they are at least 11 or 12 before they start voice lessons. Our instructors can then provide the personalized instruction your child needs while he or she pursues the possibility of a profession in voice performance.