Thread: Singing Tips
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:30 AM
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Make sure you're relaxed while you're singing. If your throat and neck muscles are tense, you'll be straining to catch your breath and your projection and tone will suffer. Many years ago, the leader of our high-school a capella choir shared an excellent tip I still use today:

While practicing, place your hand near your throat and try to pull the skin of your neck away from the neck itself. This may be tricky if you have more than one chin or if your chin is a bit saggy, but if there's any sign of excess tension, you're going to feel it no matter what. Focus on keeping that area as relaxed as possible, and you'll notice the difference!
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