It's Vocal Geek Sunday here at the Sing Space!
Every week we want to share with you a singing technique, that will help you improve your voice, and make your vocal cords HAPPY!
TECHNIQUE OF THE WEEK:
An ode to the 'BRRRRR'
Most of us love this simple exercise because suddenly singing feels so easy - suddenly there are no breaks in our voices, suddenly the high notes just fly out - but why?
A lip trill works all the fundamental components of your instrument creating a perfect balance of breath and muscle release. Also, being SOVT (Semi-occluded vocal tract or half shut mouth) it sends the sound waves backwards which, when they meets the air coming upwards, sandwiches your vocal cords between air and sound waves bringing them together without any tension.
But how do you transfer the lip trill into your singing?
Doing your lips trills daily will strengthen your breath support, release tension and teach your cords to stay together throughout your range without tension.
It really is that easy.
Do you have a favourite vocal technique? Share it with us, and we can post it next week!
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