By learning how to sing better, not only will you gain a better singing voice, those cool points will go out the window when a loved one, first date or friend hears your beautiful voice. Learning to develop your singing voice properly can help voice strain of the throat muscles. If you can can carry a tune, there are a few tips and tricks that can help you to sing better.
To learn how to sing better you will need:
- Your voice
- Music (sheet or soundtrack)
- Voice coach or tape recorder
- Warm up your voice. Take a few minutes practicing basic scales and arpeggios. Inhale deeply from the diaphragm and exhale as you sing. Practice holding your breath for a few seconds at a time to build lung strength. This will aid in extending longer notes.
- Use the piano or keyboard to keep your singing on tune. Additionally, a pitch-pipe is also useful if you are looking to practice away from a piano. Blowing into the pitch-pipe is a great way to see if you are still on the same key from where you started.
- Use the metronome and the music. To perfect a song, keep to the beat of the music. Nothing sound worse than someone singing off-key and off beat! Learn where to take breaths in the breaks of the music.
- Listen to yourself or your voice teacher. If you have a teacher listen to them when they give advice. They have the experience and can boost your talent significantly with their know-how. Sing into a tape recorder if no teacher is available and play it back to yourself. Review the weak part of the song and revise accordingly.
- Practice repeatedly. Practice will only help you. Sing daily and don't be afraid to try new musical styles. The more practice you are able to do, the stronger your voice will become. It will also aid your ears to hear when you are singing the right notes and in the right key.
Singing is simple if you have the right tools. Learning how to sing better will boost your singing confidence and help you to sing effectively without straining your voice.
- Take proper care of your throat. Wear weather appropriate clothing and keep good hygiene to avoid getting sick.
- If your throat hurts when you are singing, then stop. Chances are you are either straining your throat muscles incorrectly or could be ill. Re-assess how you are singing and try to correct, or get the help of a singing coach.