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Top 15 Songwriting Tips for How to Write a Chart Topping Hit Song

July 20, 2021

Whether you want to write a chart topping hit song, a song that resonates deeper with your audience, or reaches a wider one, I think we could all agree that it’s relatively easy to write a good song, it is not so easy to write a great one.  What makes a song resonate with people … Continue

5 Secrets to Singing Better High Notes at Your Next Live Show Post Covid

June 22, 2021

Live music is BACK!! Time to get your voice back in shape post-Covid? You’re not alone! The whole world of musicians are bootcamping their voices and performance chops again. Here are some sweet tips to support your beautiful voice for our next chapter and sing better high notes. Get your vocal routine and vocal health back … Continue

5 Vocal Performance Tips for Singers to Impress and Inspire Your Audience

June 15, 2021

Live vocal performance is where you need your voice to perform and be at it’s very best in order to deliver the emotion and expression that will impress and inspire your audience. Whether you are preparing for a livestream, recording or performance, it’s important to reconnect with your songs on a deeper emotional and technical level. … Continue

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How to Make Your Voice Sound Like Your Favorite Records

May 18, 2021

As one of the top vocal coaches (and arrangers) in the world, I am often inundated with questions about which mic to use, vocal and recording techniques, recording better vocals, and how to sing with more power and emotional expression. While there is a lot to this, from vocal technique to emotional interpretation techniques, to recording … Continue

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3 Ways to Instantly Expand Your Vocal Range and Control

April 20, 2021

Singers often ask me about vocal techniques to help them sing higher, sing lower, or expand their vocal range and control over their voices. The good news is that you aren’t just stuck with the range you’ve got and that your vocal range can be expanded. Vocal range is best improved with practice. Each singer … Continue

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Singers: Top 5 Techniques to Belting, Without Destroying Your Vocal Cords

May 15, 2018

  Belting. Power. Control. What singer doesn’t want that? But how do you do it without destroying your vocal cords? It’s all in your technique. There are fundamental mechanical things that need to be established in order to belt without ruining your voice. Naturally, this is best learned by studying with a pro vocal coach … Continue

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Top 8 Tips to Make An Exceptional Record

October 24, 2017

  By Cari Cole Record making is an art, a science, a process, an alchemical experience. It should not be thrown together, recorded in a rush, and your vocals should not be recorded all in one day. It won’t help. Even more, the song selection is critical to the success of the record. Whatever you … Continue

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4 Quick & Dirty Little Secrets To Killer Vocals A.S.A.P.

October 10, 2017

By Cari Cole Sometimes singers don’t want to admit to having a vocal coach. I get it. They think somehow it takes away from their own “natural” talent (it doesn’t ~ only adds to it!) But really, it’s no one’s business if you train or not ~ only yours. In the entertainment industry, nothing is … Continue

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Voice Lesson: 5 Quick Tips to Sing Better High Notes

October 3, 2017

By Cari Cole Every singer wants to hit better high notes – right? There’s a lot of wisdom in vocal technique to help you do this and today’s article reveals a few of the most helpful ones that have turned around singers voices the fastest.  Here are my 5 Quick Tips to Sing Better High … Continue

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