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What Is Pitch In Music?

What Is Pitch In Music?

When it comes to learning how to sing or learning music in general for that matter, there tends to be some confusion around the word ‘pitch’  and what pitch is in music. In music and singing there are way too many words that are dropped in front of you for...
What is the difference between Falsetto and Head Voice?

What is the difference between Falsetto and Head Voice?

I get the this question a lot actually.  And it’s like asking ‘What is the difference between a cardiac muscle and a heart?’ Two names for the same thing. Conventionally speaking, ‘falsetto’ and ‘head voice’ are two names for the same vocal...
High Notes Need Room To Grow

High Notes Need Room To Grow

First off, a simple explanation of the word resonance is, sound building with echos. Sound bounces around and combines with its echos to change and grow. That’s the simple version. Now that we have established that, let me get controversial. There is no such thing as...
Head Voice vs Falsetto and Why They Are Both Wrong

Head Voice vs Falsetto and Why They Are Both Wrong

A student asked me what the difference was between the ‘head voice’ and ‘falsetto and how to use the ‘head voice’ to sing high notes like Freddie Mercury. Well the question is a two-parter. Difference between head and Falsetto, and how to...
How To Sing In Time With Music Part 3

How To Sing In Time With Music Part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2 of How To Sing In Time With Music we touched on the difference between having rhythm and singing in time with rhythm. We also went over some basic informal exercises to help understand what singing in time with music or rhythm is. Now lets get in...
How To Sing In Time With Music Part 2

How To Sing In Time With Music Part 2

In Part 1 of How To Sing In Time With Music we discussed having rhythm. But singing in time or singing with rhythm is a whole other level of complexity. Technically speaking it is the ability to recognize patterns within patterns and distinguish between...