quality

Professional advice on tone development

How do you determine what the tone quality of a singer's voice should be?

A singer's tone should be determined by his or her own individual vocal anatomy and not a predetermined ideal held by a teacher – or the student, for that matter! It should be a blend of the top, middle, and bottom resonance qualities that results when the singer's larynx remains in a relaxed, stable position.

What about breathing? Doesn't correct breathing play an important part in your ability to produce good tone?

Recording Master or Demo of Your Own

If you have decided to take a proactive approach and make your own CD or demo, you will definitely want to read this. Making a demonstration recording or a full-blown master recording will involve a number of important issues. After all, this recording can make or break your career, so you shouldn't take it lightly. Also, making good-sounding recordings isn't as easy as it looks, much less as easy as it sounds.