If you are a singer without any formal training who is wondering whether you need it or not, don’t procrastinate any longer. Have you heard of any well-known singer who didn’t have vocal training? Well, some might have had none but they are more exceptions than the rule. Joining a singing class has more advantages than you are aware of.
Enrolling in a good singing class helps you to overcome your weaknesses and strengthens you with professional training, allowing you to get your voice in great shape. While you might believe that singing might come naturally to you, it is still important for you to take singing classes so that you can rise above the mediocre mark. As you are well aware, your voice is your greatest asset and you need to take good care of it. It is what ultimately decides whether you fail or succeed in becoming a great singer. While we learn most by imitating others, in singing, imitating others might not be the best idea as it could damage your voice.
For those who are looking to improve their singing, enrolling in a singing class with an expert tutor helps you expand your knowledge about the sphere. Select a teacher who can design and adapt lessons according to your special goals and specific needs. A good singing teacher can instil confidence in you for you to realise your inner singing potential. Tutors throw light on how you can learn and read music. Professional music teachers train you in the different available musical styles and help you learn the various standards associated with them. Furthermore, taking note of your voice quality and pitch they also assist you in finding the right note and scale.
Amateur singers often sing a note above or below the right one. In fact most of us do this. We use above or below voice ranges corresponding to the note to enable us to make the right sound. In contrast, professionally trained singers always narrow their vocal range to hit the perfect note purely based on their expertise and skills. This is absolutely achievable and a possible feat - for you. With proper and regular training from tutors, you can also learn to sing a particular note with perfection. Being a trained singer builds you up for a future where you can perform and record your favourite songs confidently.
Besides learning to sing a particular note, singing classes also allow one to learn to sing in different scales starting with ‘do, ray, me’. Here tutors educate you on both chromatic and diatonic singing scales. Both are challenging musical scales and great as pitching exercises for budding singers.
You can learn singing in a personalised environment or a group environment. Either way, the tutor will help you with regular guidance and practice to develop clarity in your voice and increase your vocal range. This will however take some amount of practice on your part and a few months of time.
Having enrolled at a regular singing class you get to do sound breath management like the professionals. Here you are required to hold your breath for quite some time and sing before you take your next breath. Attending singing classes on a regular basis also works at strengthening your lungs which helps you recover quicker after doing physical exercises. Singing lessons have also been proven to work on asthma patients reducing their need for inhalers.
Music teachers are adept at helping you identify when your voice is sounding tired. They also help you bring it back to life, reviving it to its original glory. With the help of your tutor, therefore, you can learn to take better care of your voice. He or she can educate you on warm-up exercises and cool-down exercises besides others that help your voice remain healthy and melodious for the rest of your life.
For more details on how to take care of your voice and learn the techniques to improve your vocal flexibility and strength, please take a look at our two Vocal Courses below: