Our Singing: Vocal Courses

Professional Singing Course Outline

Lesson 1 Developing Good Breath Support (week 1)

  • Mental Focus
  • Breathing Mirror Check
  • Making Music Vocal
  • Health Forum
  • Environmental Effects

 

Lesson 2 Developing Your Vocal Sound (week 2)

  • Enhancing Tone Quality with Resonance
  • Registers
  • Balanced Tone
  • Vibrato

 

Lesson 3 Anatomy/Health (week 3)

  • Vocal Anatomy
  • Vocal Health
  • Vocal Pathology
  • Vocal Use, Abuse, and Care
  • Mirror Check

 

Lesson 4 Developing an Effective Practice Routine (week 4)

  • Building a Balanced Practice Routine
  • Warming Up
  • Technique Study
  • Song Study
  • Cool Down
  • Vocal Study Journal
  • Developing Independence

 

Lesson 5 Simple Melodic Embellishment (week 5)

  • Range and Registers
  • Pitch Bends
  • Note Embellishments
  • Mirror Check
  • Vocal Health Forum

 

Lesson 6 Effective Diction for Singing (week 6)

  • Good Diction and Ease in Singing
  • Speaking and Singing
  • Vowels
  • Consonants
  • Accents
  • Extra Vocal Sounds
  • Microphone Use
  • Style in Singing
  • Vocal Health Forum
  • Mirror Check

Lesson 7 Singing Harmony (week 7)

  • Creating a Harmony Part
  • The Importance of Listening
  • Diction Challenge
  • Style: Vibrato
  • Simple Interpretation in Complex Music
  • Mirror Check
  • Vocal Health Forum

 

Lesson 8 Advanced Breath Management (week 8)

  • Shortness of Breath
  • Clear Tone
  • Mirror Check
  • Facial Expressions
  • Vocal Health Forum

 

Lesson 9 Performance Polish (week 9)

  • Adding Dynamics
  • Use it or Lose it
  • Mirror Check
  • Vocal Health Forum
  • Working Out with Style
  • Improving Your Connection with the Audience
  • Moving on Stage
  • Performance Anxiety Solutions

 

Lesson 10 Flexibility, Control, Stamina (week 10)

  • Motivation
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Mirror Check
  • Vocal Health Forum
  • Muscle Control

 

Lesson 11 The Essential Building Blocks of Vocal Training (week 11)

  • Practice
  • Patience
  • Perseverance
  • Play
  • Mirror Check
  • Vocal Health Forum

 

Lesson 12 The Grand Finale (week 12)

  • Summary and Review, Putting It Together
  • Expression
  • Posture
  • Active Breathing