This Video is EXCLUSIVELY for ladies!
If you want to learn to sing mix quickly, ladies, I will show you 6 exercises anyone can do to get results fast.
If you’ll join me, in about 5 minutes, you’ll be singing with a Mix.
Learn to Sing Mix Quickly
Here are 6 exercises if done exactly how I show you will give you a mix singing voice.
- Bubble Lips: We begin at the Middle C [Demo]
- Bratty Ney: This thins the vocal cords and allows you to get into your head voice easier. [Demo]
- No: Include the “oo” in “Noh-oo”. This helps lowers the larynx and get you in head voice. [Demo]
- Mum: [Demo]
- New-No: It’s on an Octave Repeat scale. Keep the “No” in the narrow place the “new” put it like this. [Demo] Not like this: [Demo] Don’t open it up. Keep it in the same place the “new” was.
- New-No: This time we’re going to sustain the “No” like this. [Demo] Again, keep the “no” where the “new” placed it. [Demo] Don’t let it go to [Demo]. Don’t open it up!
If you are doing it as I’m showing you, you are singing in a Mix of Head and Chest. If you disconnected into falsetto, pulled up chest voice or are too light or breathy to have chest voice, you are not in mix.
These exercises help you to learn to sing mix quickly. However, like everything that is valuable and important, going from “I can do it”, to “I can do it really well”, will take time…depending on your work ethic, natural gifts and desire.
Why does it take time to develop a strong mix? Here are some reasons:
- It’s a new physical sensation. You will have to learn what Mix feels like; what is correct and what is incorrect. The examples above will help you.
- Often you can’t let go of old habits. What you were doing may fight against the new vocal coordination. For example maybe you can’t let go of the squeeze with external muscles.
- Like reflexes, you have a habit of singing that you default to without thinking. This will require an interruption of your subconscious, automatic impulses. These must be replaced with an awareness of the new sensations of singing with a mix.
- You may feel a mix voice isn’t powerful enough and grow impatient. You force your voice with more volume. This causes the external muscles to tense up. This throws your voice out of balance. You naturally return to your old way of singing because it’s familiar.
Personally, it was so new to me, I didn’t know what I was suppose to feel, sound like or how to do it.
Like learning any new skill, it takes time. But singing includes physical, emotional, psychological, neurological as well as artistic elements.
It includes hearing, creating sound with our voices, matching pitches, volume, rhythms, self judgement, hopes, dreams, aspirations and then we listen to a recording of ourselves. We’re rarely happy with our own voices at first.
Be patient and realize that great things will come. I know because it happened to me and it’s happening for my students.
But it sometimes takes longer than any of us want.
However, initial progress is usually rapid. This is why I’ve provide exercises for your individual vocal type.
Once you know your vocal type, that is, what you tend to do when you sing, then you can begin working on exercises designed to give you rapid results.
Go to PowerToSing.com and take the vocal test, which I call the PowerTest. Take the quiz and discover your vocal type. Then go to the Knowledge Center and watch the videos about your vocal type and download the free exercises.
These exercises are designed to help you balance your voice and give you the ability to sing with a mix voice through the break area in the bridge and into your head voice.
I’m Chuck Gilmore with Power To Sing. You can sing higher with beauty, confidence and power.
I’ll see you inside the next video.