If you are interested in taking up singing seriously and would like to hone your talent into a professional career, read on and learn some of the best singing lessons given to people who wish to hone their singing talent into a fully fledged career.
• Drink at least eight glasses of water, and this does not include caffeine and fizzy drinks, water lubricates the throat and vocal chords as well as thins out the mucus; mucus causes friction and that friction can harm the chords in a serious manner.
• Do warm ups and cool down your vocal chords before and after every practice session, this will ensure the protection of the same and avoid contracting and damaging of your chords.
• Find out your range in which you are most comfortable and practice it to perfection then, then learn the other ranges to mix and match your songs.
• In order to get the best possible singing lessons you need to find the best coach who is right for you and can polish your raw talent.
• Do not practice all the time, your voice needs rest so make sure you exercise regularly as well as rest it as much so that you do not strain your chords or throat.
• Breathing exercises help in strengthening the lungs so that they can expand to its full capacity, this is an important trait in singing perfectly.
• Breathe from the diaphragm and not your throat as it will get strained and can even be damaged irreparably.
• As much as breathing exercises are important so are posturing exercises, if your post is not correct while singing, you can not sing flawlessly and there will be breaks in between.
• Also, do not smoke, even second-hand smoking is harmful to your chords and cause its swelling.
• Try getting into a musical group or band so that you can practice live in front of an audience, the more you practice the better you become and the more confidence you will gain.
• In order to sing perfectly, you need to listen to yourself, develop or train your ears in a manner where you can pick up every note, identify it and correct it if it's going a bit off. Listening is a very important aspect when learning to sing, if you can listen properly, chances are you'll make a great singer as well.
• If you wish to learn how to sing vibrato, practice singing an octave below and above the mid-C, do not expect it to get perfect in the first class, it may take years and perseverance is the key.
Source by Barbara Shirley