Ep. 93 "Wild Vocal Kingdom 1 - "Singing Exercises For The ANIMAL In You"
NYVC and it's Staff are officially settled in the glorious new studios on 38th Street in Midtown Manhattan. And this can only mean one thing: VLTTW IS BACK!!! New York Vocal Coaching Founder Justin Stoney joins forces with Vocal Zoologist Marlin Perkins to take you on a three-part singing safari! Learn how the sounds of the animal kingdom can help you to improve your vocal technique. Through singing exercises, vocal tips, and some zaniness, you'll "unleash the beast" of vocal progress.
Ep. 92 Appoggio Breathing For Singing - "Breath Support’s GOLD Standard"
Is there a “BEST” way to breathe for singing? In fact, there is! It is called “Appoggio Breathing”. Appoggio Breathing is a time-honored Breath Support and Breath Management system that has worked for generations of both classical and contemporary singers. In Episode 92, Voice Teacher Justin Stoney of New York Vocal Coaching breaks down the technique of Appoggio Breathing and offer exercises to improve your breathing for singing.
Ep. 91 "Forward Placement Singing"
Singers are often asked by Voice Teachers to bring their voices more “Forward”. But, what does this mean and how do we do it? In Episode 91, New York Vocal Coaching Founder Justin Stoney explains the nuances of singing with Forward tone including Twang, Nasal Resonance, Embouchure, Larynx Position, Formants and more! It’s a New Year - let your voice SHINE!
Why Pitch Matching Is Hard
There is a difference between simple and easy. Something simple can be explained in a few words; something easy can be executed with minimal effort. There are plenty of simple things that are not at all easy. Take running a marathon: you can explain the task in three words - run 26.2 miles - but the execution requires months or years of training.
Ep. 90 "How To Sing Whistle Voice" - Vocal Register World Tour 5
Whistle Voice. Whistle Tones. Whistle Register. Whatever you might call it, it’s popular! And singers desperately want to learn how to do it! In the final part of the Vocal Register World Tour, Justin Stoney of New York Vocal Coaching reveals the secret to singing Whistle notes. You don’t have to be Mariah Carey. You can just be yourself.
Efficiency in Singing
As singers we often set goals pertaining to our vocal technique. During the first lesson with a new student, I ask them what their technical goals are and receive certain answers regularly: “I want to increase my range”, “I want to be able to riff”, “I want to sing the high notes with more ease”, and “I want to learn how to belt”. All of these goals are noble and important to articulate as you set out on your vocal journey.
Forgetting Muscle Memory
Whether you’re working to improve your voice, learning how to play a new instrument, or striving to make the world’s greatest grilled-cheese sandwich, it’s going to take practice…and practice means repetition. The natural human instinct, however, is to move on once something’s been accomplished, and an artist can’t stand being stagnant or still. Yet, the fact remains: improvement requires the diligent and repetitive motions of practicing.
Ep. 89 "How To Sing Falsetto & Flageolet" - Vocal Register World Tour Part 4
Singing in Falsetto has important implications for vocal technique, vocal health, and vocal style. Learn about Falsetto, Reinforced Falsetto, and Flageolet in Part 4 of our Vocal Register World Tour. Voice Teacher Justin Stoney of New York Vocal Coaching explores vocal exercises, singing tips, and song examples that will help you master your Falsetto.