29 episodes

It’s time to relax, take your shoes off, and have fun learning about singing, music careers, musicianship, using the voice in acting and speaking. We will also talk about fun, nerdy subtopics on the voice like posture, articulation, resonance, and so much more.

T-Shirt Voice Lessons Shawn Patterson

    • Performing Arts

It’s time to relax, take your shoes off, and have fun learning about singing, music careers, musicianship, using the voice in acting and speaking. We will also talk about fun, nerdy subtopics on the voice like posture, articulation, resonance, and so much more.

    Being Connected to Your Music

    Being Connected to Your Music

    What does it mean to be “connected” to a song? It’s part emotions, part your sense of style, sometimes it’s a little bit intellectual, but for the most part it is a feeling that there’s something special between you and the music. And this podcast we will talk about that connection and examples of different music genres that you might be connected to. We will talk about how to find a sense of connection when you sing a song. This is an important one because we must all sing from a place of connectedness and emotion.

    • 15 min
    Singing on a Sunday

    Singing on a Sunday

    It seems that no matter what the event or the venue, singing on a Sunday is a unique thing. Even a theatrical show on a Sunday has a different feel. The audience is a little more subdued and the overall feel is more mellow. Church performances on a Sunday are their own special thing. In this episode we will talk about Sunday performing options for you as a singer but then also discuss how we can use this type of performing as a way to help us to connect deeper to our music versus being too much of a “performer.”

    • 9 min
    Technical Tip: Two Secrets to High Notes

    Technical Tip: Two Secrets to High Notes

    It seems like every singer wants learn to sing high notes and to expand the range up. Higher seems better and everyone wants to get there. Well in this episode I’m going to give you two important secrets to getting your high notes and having them come out on pitch and feeling great. Once you do these things you can master your high notes.

    • 18 min
    Applying Frequency in Music to Life

    Applying Frequency in Music to Life

    Sound waves have a regular pattern. Music is a combination of these regular patterns. Even music that is a regular has a type of pattern. Sometimes in our lives we tend to have a regular patterns. In this podcast I will argue that our irregular patterns and a regular frequencies of activity and focus cause mental, physical, financial, and relationship issues for us. By establishing our own music of life, I think that all of us can achieve health, wealth success, great family relations, and great personal relations. We are departing a little from singing, but I trust that you will find it valuable.

    • 11 min
    A Free Technical Tip & Why Some Singers Hate Advice

    A Free Technical Tip & Why Some Singers Hate Advice

    This is a two-part episode, one part inspirational and one part technical. I’m going to tell you a story about a singer that was offended by advice. We’re going to talk about becoming teachable as a singer. And then we’re going to give you a great fundamental. It’s a simple one that you can work on and one that could have instant effects for both speaking and singing.

    • 17 min
    The #1 Most Important Attribute for a Singer

    The #1 Most Important Attribute for a Singer

    Besides musicianship, endurance, stamina, fortitude, and so many other personal attributes there is one that stands out the most. Listen to this episode where I will reveal the most important attribute that every performer must have to become a great performer.

    • 13 min

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