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Best Vocallessons podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Vocallessons podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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Hosted by world renowned vocal coach John Henny, The Intelligent Vocalist delves into all things singing - from anatomy and vocal science, to performance, lessons, health, artist development and inside industry practices, Join John as he opens the door to the world of singing and gives insights gleaned from his many decades of teaching everyone from beginners to superstars, as well as training other leading voice teachers.
 
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We speak much more than we sing, yet while we work to have a dynamic singing voice, we can often neglect these qualities in our speech. By utilizing the concepts of music in speech, we can be more convincing and exciting to our listeners. In this episode, John discusses the elements of great speakers and how you can develop these qualities in your …
 
"The results a person obtains are inversely proportionate to the degree to which he is intimidated." - Robert Ringer Being a singer is to face constant intimidation, real or imagined. The fear of criticism or the idea you need to wait until it's your turn can stymie and choke your goals and progress. In this episode, John discusses why you shouldn'…
 
Brute force learning is a concept taken from computing. The idea is to approach a problem or area of learning from multiple angles. With singing, it can be highly beneficial to get a wide array of sources to increase your understanding and skill. In this episode, John discusses how brute force learning has helped him and why it might very well work…
 
The poet, David Whyte, has a beautiful poem entitled, The Bell and the Blackbird. The verse speaks of the pull to deep inner work and the contrasting pull to take our wares to the outside world. This contrast is a constant pull for the artist - how much more do I need to practice? Am I ready to perform for others? In this episode, John discusses th…
 
We all want pure emotion in singing, but we also need to control and analyze our instrument to effectively deliver this emotion. How do we find a balance? In this episode, John once again welcomes Laurel Irene and David Harris of Voice Science Works to discuss how they fuse the mind and heart, as well as their upcoming NEO Voice Festival, which bri…
 
Resonance is the essential "polish" of your voice. Balanced resonance will make your voice shine and sparkle. Resonance is also crucial in balancing and blending through your vocal registers. In this episode, John discusses how to find and enhance your awareness and control of essential resonance, helping you to find your best voice. EPISODE LINKS:…
 
Singing is a mental game, and we need to keep our minds as positive and focused as possible. Yet there are common traps singers often find themselves falling into - traps that can sap our confidence and growth. In this episode, John covers five of the most common traps he sees in singers and how to reframe and regain a positive mental outlook.…
 
As we approach a new year (and decade), we tend to have a period of new beginnings, with resolutions and promises of doing and being better. But rather than wait for a new year, we can begin again, moment to moment, continually renewing our promise and purpose. This works particularly well for singers, as it is all too easy to drag baggage from the…
 
Being a working musical theatre actor is not just the bright lights of Broadway. There is opportunity working in touring and regional companies in the US and all over the world. Alexander Mendoza has a flourishing career touring the world in musical theatre. In this episode, John and Alex discuss his vocal journey and the demands of singing at a ve…
 
Putting yourself out there is an essential step for a singer. Getting your music heard by other than friends or family can give you invaluable feedback from which to improve. But the troll culture is out there, waiting to derail you. And it's only getting worse. In this episode, John discusses his recent experiences with online trolls, and why you …
 
We are often encouraged to stay positive - think positive thoughts! But can negative thoughts help us with our singing? Negative reframing is a powerful psychological tool that can help break us out of complacency and setbacks. In this episode, John discusses how to use negative reframing to give yourself a mental boost and to stay energetically mo…
 
We all love comparisons - top ten best and worst lists are consistently reliable clickbait. We also love to categorize and compare singers - including ourselves. But the comparison game often leads to frustration loss of motivation. In this episode, John discusses why comparing ourselves to others is often a losing proposition and why you need to c…
 
It takes work and dedication to learn to mix and blend through the vocal break. It also requires a period of being very careful to establish the new balanced in the voice. The problem is when the singer gets stuck in this particular place, afraid to sing more openly and robustly. In this episode, John discusses this issue and why you need to get ou…
 
"Research your own experience. Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is essentially your own." - Bruce Lee Bruce Lee's quest to fuse the martial arts in his way still inspires. His philosophies are also applicable to the art of singing. In this episode, John discusses how to adapt and apply Lee's approach to find your technique an…
 
Mindfulness is becoming extremely popular, and for good reason. The scientific consensus is that meditation has concrete benefits, including increased focus, awareness, and brain function. The ability to direct your focus is one of the cornerstones of mindful meditation, and the practical applications for singers are immense. In this episode, John …
 
Singing is such a mind intensive endeavor that it is easy to ignore the richness of information around us. The music we are singing over is full of clues and instructions to help us deliver fantastically musical performances - but we need to listen. In this episode, John discusses the cues embedded in the music and how to listen to bring your vocal…
 
We all have 24 hours in a day, and the time we can take out of this limited resource for practicing is precious. Inspired by James Schramko's bestselling book, Work Less, Make More, John applies this concept to practice sessions. Learn John's best tips for getting real results from your practice sessions so you can get out there and really sing!…
 
East is East and West is West - so went the Kipling poem and opposing voice teacher camps. But now the walls between educators are crumbling as science and knowledge are creating a common language and understanding. In this episode, John discusses the bridges between the classical and contemporary voice teachers and why it's a great time to be a si…
 
We are born with two voices - one that flips into high falsetto and one that can speak and yell. These voices work great for communicating, cheering, or calling for help. But for singing strong high notes? Not so much. In this episode, John discusses these two natural voices and why we need to navigate the middle between them in order to expand our…
 
There is much current discussion of social media sites compiling your private data - but that's not what they want to steal from you. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube....what they want is your attention - the very fabric of your life experience. In this episode, John discusses the battle for your attention and how to guard your creative work time. EPISOD…
 
Working in voice over used to be a very select group of people in major metropolitan areas. Now, the internet has created new opportunities for singers. Liz Hill is a gifted vocalist and voice artist who has built a thriving voice-over business from home. In this episode, John and Liz discuss how to prepare and launch a voice-over career, as well a…
 
We all want to create our best work, reaching for an ideal. But when we attempt to attain "perfection," we can often end up spinning our wheels, afraid to show our creative work to the public. In this episode, John discusses how you can avoid the perfectionist trap and get your voice, songs, and teaching out to the world.…
 
Learning about the voice can be a confusing journey, especially online. Teachers will tell you to "always" do one thing and "never" do another and why other methods and instruction are "wrong." Much like our current political climate, nuance is often left wanting as more extreme arguments are better able to cut through the clutter and noise. In thi…
 
Natalie Weiss is a gifted vocal educator, as well as an amazing singer and performer. Her popular YouTube channel is a must-watch for singers. In this interview, Natalie gives us insights into her own vocal development, as well as how to learn to riff, prepare for performances, and how to get the sensations of singing into your awareness and contro…
 
It's not enough to understand your voice - you must feel it in a knowing and precise way. Cataloging all the various sensations of pitch, vowel, color, and intensity is a large part of becoming a masterful singer. In this episode, John discusses the sensations of singing and how you can develop a greater awareness of your own voice. EPISODE LINKS T…
 
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