How to Sing Higher – Finding a Balanced Mix How to Sing Higher – Find a Balanced Mix Singing high notes doesn’t have to be hard. But, you do need to do a few things to make it easy. In this video, we discuss a few action steps you can take as a singer to help you access your mix. And actually, it’s […]

How to Sing Smarter, Not Harder Overview (VIDEO)

Singing should be easy. Here are 3 quick tips that will help you Sing Smarter, Not Harder. You’ll also find articles on this site where I dive deeper into these concepts (start here – Breathing and Singing). Enjoy!Ken

How to Access More Resonance | Resonance and Singing Pt. 2

Ok, so now that you understand why resonance is such a big deal, let’s explore how you can create more resonance in your voice.  So first off, your main resonator as a singer is the vocal tract. The vocal tract begins at the vocal folds, continues through the throat and mouth, and ends at the […]

What Creates the Fullness of the Sound? | Resonance and Singing Pt. 1

Hey all! Vocal coach Ken Taylor here and now it’s time for us to talk about resonance and how it helps a singer. This article begins the second section of the Sing Smarter, Not Harder series. So if you’ve found your way here without reading through the first section, you’ll want to do that first. […]

Common Breathing Issues | Breathing and Singing Pt.3

Alright, we’re moving right along. Now that you’ve learned how to breathe properly for singing as well as why we breathe in a certain way, it’s time to chat a bit about common problems that many singers find themselves having.  For the record, I’m not a negative guy. But since I don’t have the pleasure […]

Breathing in a Certain Way | Breathing and Singing Pt. 2

Alright, now that we understand why we want to breathe in a certain way as singers – to create a steady and consistent flow of air – it’s time for us to talk about how to breathe from the diaphragm.  Now, learning to breathe using your diaphragm can take a little getting used to, but […]

Why We Breathe in a Certain Way A Singers | Breathing and Singing Pt. 1

Hello and welcome to the first section of the Sing Smarter, Not Harder series which is all about breathing! I’m your vocal coach Ken Taylor, and I’ll be moving you through this training.  In this article, we’re going to discuss why we breathe in a certain way as singers, as well as explain a bit […]