Raise the Soft Palate for Better Vocal Tone – Free Singing Tips A2Z

Creating a larger space inside your mouth by raising the soft palate, or fleshy part of the back of our throat, helps achieve a deeper more well rounded singing tone. One way to achieve this is to think of biting into a large apple. At SingSmart™ we like to call this APPLE AH. To practice, pretend you are about to bite into an imaginary apple and sing AH. A great way to practice this exercise is a vocal siren. Remember, it takes repetition of this action to retrain those muscles to hold that position so do this on a regular […] Read More

Unify Your Vowels

Do you sing one word on a specific note easily, but another word on the same pitch seems much harder? You could probably use some practice and training on unifying your vowels. The ability to unify your vowels and make them sound as if they come from one instrument, having about the same high and low frequencies and blended with no cracks or breaks is one skill that separates the accomplished singer from an amateur. For ultimate training on all aspects singing, check out Singing Is Easy, Basic Foundation Series. Jaw tension can also cause issues with vowel unification.  Jaw […] Read More