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The Ultimate Practice Guide for Vocalists

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    Introduction

    In this first video, Donna McElroy discusses what we will be working on in this series.

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    The Breath

    Donna and Jason work on practice techniques for proper breathing while singing.

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    Where's the Source

    In this video, Donna and Jason discuss where you are singing from. Another words, using the your diaphragm when and abdominal muscles when singing.

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    Getting Ready to Sing

    Donna tells us how to prepare your voice before singing.

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    Warming Up with a Groove & Adding the Lyrics

    In this video, Donna shows us a vocal warm up to music.

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    Application of Technique & Using Different Voices

    See some practice exercises that use both technique, and different "voices."

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    Movement

    Donna and Jason discuss ways to warm-up in preparation for singing that requires you moving around.

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    Putting It All Together

    Donna and Jason put everything we've seen to work in practice.

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    Vocal Health

    In this video, Donna talks about how to keep your voice healthy.

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    Warm-Up Exercises

    In this final video, Donna shows some warm-up exercises that help prepare a vocalist.

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    Last Tips

    Donna gives a few final pieces of advice for vocal practicing.

Product Overview


Learn to sing with more power and passion under the guidance of vocal master Donna McElroy. Donna is a Berklee professor, Grammy nominee, Dove Award winner, and vocalist on multiple gold and platinum records.

In this Master Class, McElroy shows you how to use the whole body to become the best singer you can be. See her work with a vocal student one-on-one, demonstrating how to use different muscle groups to increase vocal strength and endurance. She also provides lifestyle tips and simple everyday exercises to help you cultivate and protect the source of your vocal power, and sing with more freedom, force and stamina.

Power up your voice today, and be the best singer you can be.


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ERedmond
Submitted 3 months ago

Very Helpful!

Loved how she properly taught through examples singing scales and licks. I also found her instruction on proper breath support very informative as I often forget about using my entire body as an instrument and some times only focus on singing from my throat.


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hyperspace
Submitted 7 months ago

Inspiring!

Instantly helpful. I will watch this many times.


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SFAP
Submitted 7 months ago

Ulimate Practice Guide for Vocalists

****There are no defined practice items that can be followed but a wandering reference to things that might help. There is too much conversation and little in the way of things that can be used in a professional way

I am a: Semi-Pro

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Thanks for your review! Actually there are numerous practice items in the videos, see the descriptions for each. Maybe you only watched the first video in the series? Thanks again!

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ERedmond
Submitted 3 months ago

Very Helpful!

Loved how she properly taught through examples singing scales and licks. I also found her instruction on proper breath support very informative as I often forget about using my entire body as an instrument and some times only focus on singing from my throat.

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hyperspace
Submitted 7 months ago

Inspiring!

Instantly helpful. I will watch this many times.

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SFAP
Submitted 7 months ago

Ulimate Practice Guide for Vocalists

****There are no defined practice items that can be followed but a wandering reference to things that might help. There is too much conversation and little in the way of things that can be used in a professional way

I am a: Semi-Pro

Response from :

Thanks for your review! Actually there are numerous practice items in the videos, see the descriptions for each. Maybe you only watched the first video in the series? Thanks again!
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Berklee Professor Donna McElroy is a remarkably talented performer, vocalist and arranger. She arranged and sang back-up on gold and platinum releases by Reba McEntire, Garth Brooks, Amy Grant, BeBe and CeCe Winans, and many others. She received a Grammy nomination for her own pop-gospel album, Bigger World, and won a Dove award for her contribution to the inspirational compilation album, Songs from the Loft. She has appeared on The Tonight Show and the Grammy Awards, received a best actress award in 1993 for the Circle Players’ performance of Nunsense, and traveled throughout the world pursuing her musical and missionary work.

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The Ultimate Practice Guide for Vocalists is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 3 .
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Very Helpful! Loved how she properly taught through examples singing scales and licks. I also found her instruction on proper breath support very informative as I often forget about using my entire body as an instrument and some times only focus on singing from my throat.
Date published: 2020-07-03
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Inspiring! Instantly helpful. I will watch this many times.
Date published: 2020-03-01
Rated 1.0 out of 5 by from Ulimate Practice Guide for Vocalists ****There are no defined practice items that can be followed but a wandering reference to things that might help. There is too much conversation and little in the way of things that can be used in a professional way
Date published: 2020-02-18
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