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Improve your Singing Voice with Online Singing Lessons

Updated on December 3, 2012

If you are considering making a career singing, you should consider if you can improve your voice with online singing lessons.

I’m assuming you have already read my other hubs Anyone Can Sing and Become a Professional Singer, so in this article I am going to look at the Singorama online singing lessons.

This singing program has been the starting point of many a professional singer. Ordinary people, like you or me, have found success by following the steps outlined in this program. It encompasses everything I talked about in Anyone Can Sing, and offers you the opportunity to really learn how to sing.

Mother Nature gave us all a voice. She gave some of us a better singing voice then others. But she gave all of us the essentials needed to become a good singer. Some of us are tone-deaf, but really very few of us. If you can listen to music and differentiate between the notes, you are not tone-deaf! It might sound like you are when you get up to sing, but all that means is that you haven’t learned to sing the notes properly.

If when you listen to music, it all sounds the same to you - you may feel the beat but the actual tune is lost on you, then read no further. You are tone-deaf and I do not at this point in time have any advice for you.

If, however, you hear the music, you hear the notes, you hear when a noise is higher or lower than the one next to it, this article is aimed at you.

Singing is a relaxing past-time. We sing in the bath; we sing along to the radio. Music is all around us. It is part of our nature to want to be part of it.

We may have had dreams of becoming a professional singer, or maybe just a professional pop star. When we were in our teens we saw the world through star-filled eyes. Our first introduction to what could be a glamorous life was through either TV, radio or film.

I bet all of us are word perfect in the pop tunes that were the big hits when we were teenagers. How many of us shut ourselves in our bedrooms and listened to the same songs all the way through for hours?

We thought we knew the songs so well, when karaoke came into being, we got up and had a go at the songs we remembered so well.

Have you ever been to a karaoke night when the oldies got up and sang oldies?

The young ones probably didn’t even know the songs. Bet the oldies didn’t know the young one’s songs either.

Singing is for all ages. That is what has made karaoke so popular. It appeals to all age groups.

The wonderful thing about karaoke is that we learn how well, or not so well, we can sing. If our repertoire before attempting to sing karaoke (after 15 pints of lager) was singing in the bath, we can feel proud that we actually attempted a song in public.

Having made that first attempt (and not remembering how badly we sang – due entirely to the 15 pints of lager!) we will maybe attempt to sing after only having 2 or 3 pints at the next opportunity.

From there, we strive to the first singer up of the night, though generally we prefer to have at least 2 pints downed first. This is where the karaoke compere makes himself useful.

He sings while everyone else is trying to get the courage to actually get up!

If you want to make a career singing, you are going to have to try and break that psychological barrier and be the first up without a drink.

If you have taken the Singorama course, you will know you are good enough. Not only that, but you will have learned that the alcohol is a bigger barrier to your singing well than your nerves.

The Singerama course is not free, but afterwards just one or two gigs will recoup the money for you. That is how well a singer can get paid.

By all accounts, and I have researched this well before I wrote it, the Singerama course is worth every penny – and no, before you ask, I am not affiliated to them in any way.

From their downloadable singing lesson software program, you will learn to sing and hold notes, learn

1. your vocal range

2. learn how to belt a song out (scream sing)

3. learn vibrato

4. learn how to breathe while singing

5. extend your vocal range

6. learn about written music

7. sing harmony

8. singing warm-up lessons

9. pitch, perfect pitch

10. vocal tones

11. singing timing

And many other things required by a professional singer.

If you want to make a career singing, be all you can be. Learn the trade. Don’t be put off by lack of so-called ‘natural talent’. How many of us can sit down and play a guitar? We have to learn. Your voice is no different. Learn how to use it and to use it well.

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      David from getsinginglessonsforbeginners.com 7 years ago

      Yeah, singing lessons would definitely help you sing better. You do not need to be a natural born singer to be able to sing better. you just have to get the right singing lessons and tips.

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      IzzyM 8 years ago from UK

      Not really, because I'm in th other side of the world from you. I just know that singers here in Spain get from €30 upwards for a one hour spot to €120 for two hours, depending where they sing. For a while the best were getting €100 for a one hour spot. In the UK, they don't have one hour spots, I think most singers are on - maybe £80 - 300? for a 3-4 hour spot?

      Maybe someone will come along and enlighten us on pay rates? They seem to be individual, depending on where you sing and how good your reputation is.

      Your best bet will be to ask a singer locally.

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      TheGlassSpider 8 years ago from On The Web

      Sorry...I really didn't say that very well. Any ideas about how I can find out what is "normal pay" for singing jobs?

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      IzzyM 8 years ago from UK

      A resource for research about industry standards for payment? Emmm...nope.

      I don't even know what it is LOL

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      TheGlassSpider 8 years ago from On The Web

      I'm definitely going to have to check this singing course out; thank you so much for the recommendation. Can you recommend a resource for research about industry standards for payment?

      Thank you for all your help and encouragement!

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