Breathing Exercises for Singers

5 breathing exercises for singers

Gasping for air at the wrong time can totally ruin a song. I’ve experienced this, and I’m sure you have as well. But there’s hope: Just like you can improve your high notes, and vocal range, you can easily manage your breathing, even through some of the toughest performances. Today I pull the curtain on what the…

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How Do I Stop Straining When Singing?

how to stop vocal strain

A strained voice is no fun at all. But there’s good news: It’s a pretty common issue, and the causes of vocal strain aren’t that difficult to single out. If you run into a major problem, a vocal coach can usually always help. So there’s definitely hope. Below I expose the possible reasons why your voice may be…

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How to Teach Yourself Guitar

how to teach yourself guitar

Teaching yourself how to play guitar can be tough. Is it better to learn chords, tabs, strumming, or a whole song first? With the amount of information online these days, it’s hard to know where to start! However, once you have some clear guidelines to follow, you should be able to make some good progress. In this article, I…

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When Should Kids Start Taking Piano Lessons?

when should kids learn piano

As a parent, you only want what’s best for your child. You want to nurture their interests right? Yet you can’t help but see child piano prodigies and wonder: Can that be my child? By encouraging their interest with piano lessons, you can provide your child with the skills necessary to unlock their true talents. So,…

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The Official Chord Buddy Review

Chordbuddy review

Who doesn’t like a shortcut? To save time, I’ll take the back-roads any day. But when it comes to learning guitar, shortcuts don’t work for everyone. So in this Chord Buddy review, we’ll figure out whether this approach is right for you, but also show you some more reliable alternatives. I want to explain exactly what you…

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Benefits of Alternate Guitar Tunings

benefits of alternate tunings

You’re looking up chords for your new favourite song. It’s in an alternate tuning… You give up and move on to something “less challenging”. What if I told you that alternate tuning can make playing your favourite song EASIER to play?! In fact, once you get started, you’ll get addicted to alternate tunings and you may…

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How Should Adults Learn to Play Piano?

how should adults learn piano

You might be wondering: Is it too late to learn piano? Have you thought about learning, and then felt like the odds are stacked against you? Well, let’s break that barrier right now. With some simple online tools, and a change in mindset and determination, it is totally possible for you to learn piano. I’ve curated these…

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Where Can Adults Learn Guitar?

guitar class in session on chalkboard

Learning a new skill as an adult can be hard. Teaching my Dad to use his iPad was VERY frustrating. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Sound familiar? Well, when it comes to using an iPad, or learning the guitar, this simply isn’t true. The guitar is learnable, even for adults. Yet, the question of…

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How to Sing Like Beyonce

how to sing like beyonce

Beyonce is amazing. Who doesn’t want to sing like her, right? If her wild celebrity appeal and string of hits aren’t enough proof she’s amazing, just look at her bank account. According to Forbes, she’s the world’s fourth wealthiest female singer. Only Madonna, Celine Dion, and Barbara Streisand – all of whom started their careers before…

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How to Improve Your Timing and Rhythm on Guitar

how to improve your guitar timing and rhythm

Are you struggling to take your guitar playing to the next level? Here’s the deal: No matter how fast or fancy you can play, timing and rhythm will determine your skills as a guitarist. What are rhythm and timing? Quite simply: Playing notes at the correct time, and following the prescribed tempo. Once you master…

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