Everyone's voice is unique, but the vocal mechanism is fragile and subject
to lasting damage if abused. Vocal study is a necessity for anyone who wants to perform at the highest level and reach their fullest
potential as a singer.
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Voice lessons are a necessity for serious singers!
There are as many kinds of singers as there are people, and this individuality is cause for celebration. One can not, however, justify
one's artistic merit based on uniqueness. Great people in every field-art, sports, medicine, you name it- constantly develop and refine
their talents through education, training, and practice. If one aspires to be a serious singer, he needs to study singing as seriously as an
aspiring doctor or athlete studies his craft.
Everyone's voice is unique,
---------------but the vocal mechanism is fragile and subject to lasting
---------------damage if abused. Contrary to popular opinion,
voice lessons do not make a singer less flexible: they actually give singers the strength and flexibility to enable them to explore further
their artistic and musical capabilities. Vocal study is a necessity for anyone who wants to perform at the highest level and reach their
fullest potential as a singer.
From a marketing perspective, American Idol is pure genius.
---------------Let the music-buying public decide which singer is the
and presto: an instant market is
---------------created for that singer. There are some drawbacks to the
---------------show, however. One is that the years of
work many of the
---------------contestants have spent in becoming better singers is not visible to the television audience: they simply appear at an
audition- like a meteor fallen from the sky- and we are led to believe that almost anyone could do the same and get discovered as the
next great talent. An even worse problem, though, is that many listeners are fooled into thinking that a good act equates with good
singing. The show is not just about good singing, however: it is also about performing. The music world is full of performers who are
famous because of their acts; and, while this is a perfectly viable avenue to stardom, there are a lot of artists who succeed for reasons
other than their voices, and some in spite of them.
Talent is just a jumping-off point.
---------------If someone has talent it means simply they have a
---------------chance at success- not that they are guaranteed it
---------------entitled to it. The desire to make the most of one's ability
---------------is an even more important ingredient for success, and
---------------this means doing
whatever it takes to become better at what one does. Practice, education, and feedback are just some of the tools people use in this
effort. Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers star, practices every day, studies film of both himself and his opponents, and measures his
success and effort with each game he plays. He constantly works at getting better: you don't see him relying solely on his natural ability.
Singing is the same.
There are some people with tremendous talent, and
many more with some, but what they all share is the need to
improve and to become the best they can be. Diligent and purposeful study are critical, because the voice is fragile and subject not only
to bad habits that might hamper progress, but also to lasting damage that can never be undone. So, finding a good teacher is
important not only to get on the right path, but also to keep off all the bad ones. This is the only way to reach for success.
is a professional opera singer and long-time voice teacher. He has performed and taught in both the United States and
Thailand and is committed to bringing great singing- through both education and performing- into the lives of everyone who wants it.
He currently is teaching at Core Melody Voice Studio, a private studio run by him and his wife, Pradichaya Poonyarit.
You know you can sing, but at which level would you like to take your talent? Is there room for your ability to grow? Is the sky the limit?
Come to the experts for vocal evaluation, vocal advice, and career advice.
Vocal Consultations for Speakers
We need our voice to be in healthy shape in order to communicate via speaking, especially those of us who are professional speakers.
If you ever experience vocal fatigue, loss of "power", or worse, chronic laryngitis; and would like to change that -and at the same time, start producing
a healthy sound- make an appointment for a consulatation with us. We know the way of the voice and will give you sound advice.
Your voice is your own
You own it. At the same time, you must know that what works for one might not work for another.
The Voice Station offers good general guidelines to all, but only through a customized approach - taking into account
the unique aspects of an individual's voice - can one realize his fully potential.
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