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Ep. 39 "You'll Never Be A Good Singer" Cover
3/15/2013

Ep. 39 "You'll Never Be A Good Singer"

Have you been told by someone that you can't sing? Did you believe them? Feel like giving up? Let Justin have the final word! In the very important, Episode 39, New York Vocal Coaching's Justin Stoney sets the record straight about whether everyone has the potential to be a good singer. The facts will encourage you. The negative voices will no longer have power over you. The truth will set you free!

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3/11/2013

Practice Makes Permanent!

"Practice Makes Permanent!" Mrs. Marilyn shouted from behind the piano after, yet again, someone forgot to cut off with the rest of the ensemble. …

“Don’t You Dare Lift Your Soft Palate!” -or- “Tar And Feathers”  Cover
3/7/2013

“Don’t You Dare Lift Your Soft Palate!” -or- “Tar And Feathers”

“Justin, I hate the sound of my voice. It always sounds so whiny and nasal!” “Justin, I’d like to get my daughter into...

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3/3/2013

A Prelude

Before I became a professional music director, I had every intention of becoming a musical theatre performer.  I studied four years at the…

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3/1/2013

Ep. 38 "The Deadly I Vowel"

"I know I have that note! So, why can't I sing this song?" Perhaps you are falling victim to The Deadly "I". In Episode 38, New York Vocal Coaching's Justin Stoney talks about the "I" vowel and why it is so difficult to sing in so many songs. He also gives exercises and ideas on how to fix this problematic technique issue.

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2/16/2013

Ep. 37 "Glottal: Friend Or Foe?"

Do Glottals destroy the voice? Many people say they do. Others may not even know what a Glottal is. Find out whether the Glottal is a destructive enemy or a great friend in Episode 37. Voice Teacher Justin Stoney of New York Vocal Coaching offers tips for singers on how to use this misunderstood and feared sound effectively.

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2/7/2013

Let Your Tongue Die!

The singer in front of me looked back, questioning my sanity.  Of course, I didn't actually mean die, nor did I mean for her to sing with her…

Justin Stoney's Thoughts about Beyoncé, the National Anthem, and More Cover
2/2/2013

Justin Stoney's Thoughts about Beyoncé, the National Anthem, and More

In advance of Alicia Keys's performance of the National Anthem at the 47th Superbowl, New York Vocal Coaching Founder Justin Stoney is interviewed…

Can Everyone Sing? Cover
2/2/2013

Can Everyone Sing?

Can everyone sing or do you have to be born with it? At New York Vocal Coaching, we get asked that question all the time. It's an easy one. The…

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2/1/2013

Ep. 36 "Aspects of Musical Theatre"

Are you an aspiring Broadway or Musical Theatre singer? In Episode 36, Voice Teacher Justin Stoney of New York Vocal Coaching discusses some of the common characteristics of Broadway singing and reveals tips on Musical Theatre singing that the theatre pros know. Belting, legit, character sounds, acting, and many more topics are covered in this fun and informative episode!