What song do you want to sing?
Nov 18, 2019
The key to vocal endurance and easy release of the voice is to plan out where you are going to breathe in your song BEFORE you sing the song!
Take a moment to print off a lyric sheet or the sheet music and mark with a check mark with a pencil where you are going to breathe in your song.
Try to look at phrasing of your story - how you would speak the sentence.
Try to sing longer phrases, ie. two sentences together, rather than shorter; doing so will increase your breath capacity for those long notes at the end of the song.
Try to sing with those same breath marks every time you sing the song to build your muscle memory.
Note: Just because there is a rest, doesn't mean you should take a breath in. Sing through rests by simply exhaling rather than inhaling through them. If its hard at first, sing the last note before the rest longer to cover the rest until your body gets used to breathing out through the phrase, then go back to observing the rest with simply exhaling through it.
Try it and see the difference in your breath capacity!
"I can't explain it, but I'll find a song that can"
Author: Tammy Frederick