A healthy voice requires a healthy body. Start by exercising every day. Swimming, running and playing sports improve your body, lungs and heart health and lead to a healthy voice. Then eat a nutritious diet. Load up on vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Limit sugar, caffeine and alcohol. You-™ll also want to stop smoking because it damages your voice. Rest is also important. Make time to get enough sleep every night, and try to reduce stress. Rest your voice too by avoiding yelling, screaming or cheering. As you care for your body, you also care for your voice and keep it strong and healthy.
When you-™re busy, you don-™t have time to travel to voice lessons. You need Musika-™s in-home lessons. Our qualified and experienced instructors do all the traveling. You simply need to provide a piano or keyboard and be ready to sing. Additionally, we are experienced with all genres of music. Let us help you find the perfect songs for your voice, whether you want to sing country or classical. Make time for singing, your passion, while balancing everything else you have to do during the day. With in-home voice lessons, you can have it all and sing better while you-™re doing it.
Voice lessons focus on development of vocal skills and breathing techniques to help increase projection of the voice and improve the range of the voice. Students will learn how to read music and also learn to emotionally interpret lyrics and melodies during their performance. Vocal method books and lesson materials can be purchased from a local music store. You can study a variety of vocal styles in your lessons ranging from classical and opera to jazz and pop.
There are numerable reasons why adults may wish to start taking singing lessons. Singing is a highly enjoyable, fun and creative way to express yourself musically. Many students take lessons simply to improve their singing for fun or to take up a new hobby. Students who have specific goals in mind can also have lessons to achieve those aims. Often singers want to improve a particular aspect of their singing such as increasing their vocal range or learning to sing with vibrato or greater agility (runs, fills...). Singers who have a certain style of singing in mind can also learn the techniques behind a wide range of genres.
We recommend beginning Voice lessons at age 11 or 12. The vocal instrument, unlike other instruments, is attached to the body. Starting voice lessons too young, or when the student is not emotionally ready or mature, can lead to vocal damage or straining. Many of our instructors are capable of working with younger students under this age, but it is our opinion, and the opinion of many other Vocal Education professionals, that the student should wait until their body has begun the process of puberty before beginning voice lessons.