ELLA RAY VoiceBrandMentor

Which is more effective for improving singing, simple singing or vocal exercises?

Before you start reading you can also watch me answer this question in a video HERE.

That depends on your personality type, your learning type, singer type, as well as your genre/micro-niche.

Singer type I

Some singers benefit more from just singing songs with personality types that are more intuitive, emotional; with learning…

Can you become a singer if you are not talented and don’t even have a nice singing voice?

Before you start reading you can also watch me answer this question in a video HERE.

The short answer is YES, and here is why

  1. There is no such thing as talent. So no one is born with talent. I couldn´t find any scientific proof of talent. If you do please let me know.
  2. You are born with a…

Do I think negatively about my own singing because I’m comparing it to someone else’s voice?

Before you start reading you can also watch me answer this question in a video HERE.

The short answer is YES.

But let me explain why I think this way.

It will always be harder trying to be someone else and imitating someone else´s voice than just being yourself. It will require so much energy…

What are some things that will make my singing style more unique?

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I have 2 major tips for you today.

FIRST TIP: You already have a unique voice that no one else has

the tone, volume, resonance, expression, dynamics, breathiness, raspiness, voice type, etc. The combination of this makes your voice unique.

It can happen that you start doing…

I have a dream to make music, and I can rap and sing, but I don’t know where to start. Can you help?

I have 2 tips for you today.

But before I get into the answer you can also watch a video version of this answer HERE.

The first step: YOUR GOAL

  1. Make…

What are the signs that a singer is starting to damage their vocal cords?

There are 11 sign clusters that you can look out for.

  • I will describe the sign clusters
  • Describe the root cause
  • Tell you the possible treatment

Before you start reading you can also watch the video version of this answer HERE.

SIGNS #1

  • Hoarseness
  • Shortness of breath (dyspnea) →…

With so many people vocal coaching lately, how do you know if a vocal coach is qualified?

8 tips to be sure

First of all, you need to know the 3 types of teachers that are out there:

Voice Mentors, Voice Teachers, and Vocal Coaches.

Each of these is doing different things and specializes in…

What’s the best method for singing with your diaphragm?

before I get into the answer to this question I want you to know that there is also a video version of my answer. Watch HERE.

I want to share with you the advantages of singing with your diaphragm

It relaxes your body, throat, and your vocal cords.

It can prevent you from straining…

This week´s question is: “I take a vocal class and it’s been a month but my singing is still bad. Am I going to fail?”

Before you start reading I want to let you know that you can also watch me answer this question in a video HERE.

You should feel progress in your vocals after one month.

People who tell you otherwise either don´t know better or want you to struggle the same way they struggled.

There are several reasons why you are…

How do you sing and belt without damaging your vocal cords?

Before you start reading you also have the opportunity to watch my answer in video form HERE.

I have eight tips for you to avoid vocal damage by singing and belting.

Tip #1 is considering your voice type.

This is one of the most important things I think because then you will know your natural range.

ELLA RAY VoiceBrandMentor

Singer-Songwriter, Voice+Brand Mentor. Check out my services: www.soundstonez.com

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