Episode 035 | Tara B | Handy Exercises for the Performing Singer

Today is an episode where YOU get to sing. Whether you are on your way to audition, warming up to sing in a choir, or doing cool downs after singing at a gig, this episode will be perfect for your voice to keep up optimum health! Tara includes SOVT’s, vocalises for flexibility, and a special blend of exercises for maximum effect on maintaining a strong, rich, sonorous voice. 

Exercises that are SOVT: 

Straw exercise: 1-3-5-4-2-7-1-3-5-4-2-7-1 
Lip buzz or rolled r’s: 1-5-1 (slides) 
Hums: 1-3-5-8-7-5-4-2-1  (slowly at first then speed up) 

Easy vocalizing exercises: 

5-4-3-2- (zing zing zing zing) 1-3-5-3-1 (zee—ee—much faster) 
Oo 1-2-3-4-5-3-1 
Yodel—ah:     1-5-3-8-5-3-1 

bah—ah or bah bah bah, etc 

Flexibility: 

1-2-1-3-1-4-1-5-1-6-1-7-1-8 and then back down on an “ah” 
Sing “ee” on half scale, then full scale, then scale plus arpeggio back down 1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2          1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2      etc. 

Synthezied blends of staccato/legato: 

Ha ha      1-3-5-3-1-4-6-4-1-3-5-3-1-4-6-4-1-3-5-3-1 

                     (staccato)            (legato).               (staccato) 

11. Ya      1———2-3-4-5-6-7-8—5—1 

                                                 Ha ha ha 

12.  5—3—1-3-5-8-7-5-4-2-1 

        Mm—ah………ha ha ha ha ha 

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