Topic:

Addressing Common Faults

No Falsetto Voice

by Allen Rascoe in Addressing Common Faults on August 7, 2018

A common fault in certain singers is when the texture of sound we call the "falsetto voice" does not seem to be present.  When this ...

Lack Of Chest Voice

by Allen Rascoe in Addressing Common Faults on August 3, 2018

A common vocal fault that appears in certain singers is when the texture of sound we call the "chest voice" does not really seem to ...

Stuck In Mouth

by Allen Rascoe in Addressing Common Faults on July 31, 2018

Getting stuck seems to be an all too common vocal issue.  One way to get stuck is to get stuck in the mouth. Well, this ...

Breathing In Overabundance Of Air

by Allen Rascoe in Addressing Common Faults on July 28, 2018

Taking in too much air.  A common fault? Is it even possible?  Don't we want to have a lots of air so that we can ...

Inadequate Facial Muscles

by Allen Rascoe in Addressing Common Faults on July 25, 2018

Oh my!  The common vocal issue of a droopy face.  I am reminded of the cartoon with “Droopy Dog” who always sounded so sad.  Or ...

Lack of Rhythm or Pulse

by Allen Rascoe in Addressing Common Faults on July 21, 2018

Have you ever heard, “So and so just cannot keep a steady rhythm when they sing!” or “They can’t stay in time.”  I know that ...

Throaty Sound

by Allen Rascoe in Addressing Common Faults on July 17, 2018

A common vocal issue is when the tone is caught in the throat - like a singing Kermit the Frog. This is a sound that ...

Lack of Air Movement

by Allen Rascoe in Addressing Common Faults on July 14, 2018

Not moving air might seem to be a good thing if we think that singing is all about controlling our breath rather than moving it ...

No Pitch Variation

by Allen Rascoe in Addressing Common Faults on July 10, 2018

A common situation for a stuck singer concerns the inability to change pitches with the appropriate registrational adjustments.  What can make this a bit of ...

Unable To Sing On Pitch

by Allen Rascoe in Addressing Common Faults on July 3, 2018

Pitch is everything.  A song is a series of pitches.  When we are able to sing on pitch, then we are able to sing the ...