“Music deserves to be the mandatory second language of all schools in the world.” - Paul Carvel Some of us have the musical bug. We dream of taking to the stage and singing songs worthy of Broadway in New York City or the West End in London. Life is much better when set to some […]
31 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read
“He who sings frightens away his ills.” - Miguel de Cervantes Music education has changed a lot over the years. You also need to remember that the way we experience music has also changed a lot. We listen to recorded music more and more. Streaming has also helped this but music has become more vocal, too. […]
31 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read
“He who sings frightens away his ills.” - Miguel de Cervantes We all have our favourite songs and there are a few classics that we love to do a rendition of in the shower, too. However, many of us might want to keep our singing there if we haven’t worked on our voice. If you’d […]
23 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read
Some people might think that singing exams cannot be very hard. After all, it is just singing, a capability most people have, to whatever degree. As the recipient of hours of singing lessons and music classes who hopes to graduate from any of the UK’s illustrious music colleges or conservatoires, you know the public far […]
12 August 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read
“Singing is a way of escaping. It's another world. I'm no longer on earth.” - Edith Piaf Music is a popular activity among many of us and it includes everything from singing, playing instruments, or joining a choir. It'd be difficult to find anyone who doesn't listen to music in some form or another. With […]
30 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read
When it comes to music, there are plenty of different musical styles each with their repertoires including rock, soul, funk, blues, etc. A cappella music is a different type of singing altogether; it involves several singers, a choral group, or soloists singing together without any instrumental accompaniment. This type of polyphonic musical performance without an […]
30 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read
To learn how to sing, you need to improve your vocal technique by using something that we all have, a voice. Singers use their vocal cords and breathing to produce pleasing sounds for a huge variety of different musical styles. To learn how to sing, they often need to attend singing lessons - private lessons […]
30 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read
Theatre is arguably an immersive experience; musical theatre adds an extra dimension. Besides the air of culture and refinement that traditionally surrounds a night at the theatre, any show that can cause patrons to quote lines or discuss what they’ve just seen when the house lights come up is bound to be an award winner. […]
29 November 2019 ∙ 8 minutes to read
"Musicals don't get enough credit for being so surreal. It's like an alternate universe." -Ezra Koenig An opera should be fun, well sung, superbly written, and have the power to transport us to another dimension or world. The best musicals have appeared at the West End or on Broadway, and sometimes both before they have […]
27 November 2019 ∙ 8 minutes to read
“He who sings frightens away his ills.” - Miguel De Cervantes Singing is a popular pastime in the UK and it’s a great way to create social bonds. Many celebrities have made a career out of singing. However, most people in the UK are amateurs. We sing in our cars, around the home, in the […]
27 September 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read
“If I cannot fly, let me sing.” - Stephen Sondheim Singers know that losing their voice, inflammation of the throat or larynx, chronic laryngitis, hoarseness, coughing, or a sore throat can all be terrible for their singing. Furthermore, women are almost twice as likely to suffer from vocal problems than men. Of course, singing teachers […]
27 September 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read
Our lovely country is famous for so much, not the least of which is her contributions to the international music scene. Several music movements actually originated on our island, creating a global impact on musicians and music lovers worldwide. From the mountainous regions of China to the deserts of Africa, people know who the Rolling […]
27 May 2019 ∙ 24 minutes to read
Singing is a passion for all kinds of people. However, unfortunately, the teaching of the artistic discipline of singing in educational establishments appears to be decreasing. Although many children have the opportunity to sing with a choir, individual voice training is rare. In order to make up for the decline of the arts in schools, […]
22 January 2018 ∙ 7 minutes to read
Every year, there are tonnes of people auditioning for The Voice and, as you know, very few make it to the finals. Would you like to compete in a singing competition but don’t know how to sing? Put the kettle on and listen to our advice on improving your singing voice with vocal training! The […]
4 January 2018 ∙ 8 minutes to read
Our daily life is full of sounds. We hear music almost everywhere we go, we gain information by listening, and we produce sounds using our vocal cords in order to talk to people. When we're not talking to people, we're listening to other people talk. While the spoken language is at the heart of human communication, […]
4 January 2018 ∙ 6 minutes to read
“Songs are made to make you dream.” - Pierre Perret When you think about it, it’s amazing what humans are capable of! Our intelligence seemingly knows no bounds. We can create and solve maths problems, send people to other planets, create operas, and sing. While singing can be found in nature, especially with birds like the […]
3 January 2018 ∙ 7 minutes to read
“There’s nothing more beautiful than the human voice, when it’s beautiful” Laure Conan Having a beautiful singing voice is an amazing thing in itself. It’s an innate gift and not everyone’s got it especially not to the extent they could show it off. However, it would be a massive waste to not use these talents. You […]
13 December 2017 ∙ 7 minutes to read
“There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva.” Josh Groban If there’s one thing that brings everything together, it’s the arts. At the heart of this world, there’s the opera. However, if you watch an audition on The X Factor, The Voice, and Britain’s Got Talent, you'll hear examples […]
11 December 2017 ∙ 8 minutes to read
There are plenty of benefits to singing: It’s good for moral, can improve your mood, and also comes with a number of physiological benefits. There’s also studies showing that singing can improve your vocal muscles and reduce snoring. Rather than detailing all the benefits of working on your singing voice, in this article, we’re going […]
21 November 2017 ∙ 7 minutes to read
Learning to Sing
As any singer will tell you, if you want to learn to sing well and in tune, you have to regularly work on your voice.
Do you love music and would you like to become a singer? Have you always dreamed of singing along with a guitar?
You don’t need to have perfect pitch to learn how to sing with singing lessons.
People have been composing music since the Paleolithic era. This means that music with instruments has been around for at least 35,000 years.
Prehistoric man knew how to sing as a form of musical expression and would do so during ceremonial rituals as well as vocalising as they dance.
Singing is a musical expression resulting from deep breathing: as air is expelled from the lungs by the diaphragm, the vocal cords vibrate.
The sound produced can be amplified by the nose and stomach as the lips and tongue modulate it.
Singing uses almost every organ in the human body, the respiratory system, and the muscles in your stomach, neck, and face.
You need to be aware of your body, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and focus on your posture if you want to learn to sing well.
Of course, if you really want to get better at singing, you’ll need to put together a singing coaching programme.
Learning to sing isn’t just about singing the correct notes, it’s about conveying the right emotions when performing a piece.
No matter what style of music you’re performing, be it classical, jazz, rock, or pop, you need to be able to express emotion.
Learn How to Sing in Key with Private Singing Lessons
Superprof’s singing tutors can adapt to any level. Whether you’re just starting out or need to brush up on some advanced technique, you can find a tutor with the right training.
Whether they’re classically taught at a conservatoire, jazz singers, or professional singers, our tutors combine the motivational skills of a sports coach with the music knowledge of a virtuoso.
Singling lessons combine breathing techniques, relaxation, listening and working on your ear, building a sense of rhythm, music theory, and plenty more.
You can choose a singing tutor based on your favourite genre of music (blues, folk, opera, rock, etc.), the tutor’s age, musical training, experience, and, of course, their hourly rate.
Singing Lessons for Kids and Adults
The singing lessons on Superprof focus on singing technique, learning to improvise, singing as part of an a cappella group, or studying musical composition and sheet music. You could also learn to play the guitar and sing at the same time.
Since music is a way to express yourself and your feelings, you should also pick a tutor based on their personality.