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Singer Mindset Talk: How to Build Confidence From the Inside Out

July 25, 2017

By Cari Cole Confidence is a tricky thing. It’s inside out, not outside in. Often times, we think that confidence comes from external things. Like if we just had a killer voice or music then we’d be confident. But confidence is an inside game. Because the truth is, no matter how you feel on the … Continue

5 Keys to a Powerful Voice That Won’t Burn Out

July 18, 2017

By Cari Cole Over the past 3 decades of coaching singers, working with every kind of voice possible – from established, to beginning, to burning out — my primary focus has always been to build a strong resonant voice, free from tension, able to deliver powerfully over a busy touring schedule and to keep you … Continue

Stop Shaming Adele, Part II

July 11, 2017

By Cari Cole A recent article by Dr. Paul E. Kwak, laryngologist and laryngeal surgeon at the NYU Voice Center, and Assistant Professor in the NYU Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery called “Stop Shaming Adele” (Part I) really spoke to me. I’ll share that article at the close of this one. I … Continue

Vocal Freedom in 5 Easy Steps

June 27, 2017

By Cari Cole Vocal freedom. It’s what all singers want. But how do you get it when your voice is stuck in your throat. Or when it wears out too quickly. Or when it doesn’t respond the way you want? Are you stuck with the voice you have, or can it be improved?. The latter. … Continue

15 Best Kept Secrets of Grammy Winning Singers

November 1, 2016

    By Cari Cole     It’s Grammy time again. I just sent off the Grammy Ballots for the nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards. Several of my artists are on the list, and it was a tough choice. Not because I am “favoriting” my students, but because too many of my artists (and … Continue

Vocal Shop Talk: Top 10 Most Asked Questions & Their Solutions

May 31, 2016

    by Cari Cole       Singers have it tough. You’re supposed to be “born with it” or you might as well forget it. That’s the message out there. Kinda leaves very little room for improvement, don’t you think? And so you do a quick Google search on how to hit better high … Continue

Your Vocal Potential: Are You Living Up to It?

May 24, 2016

    by Cari Cole       People, and most often –other musicians, sometimes poke fun at singers for being protective (or fussy) about their voices. Okay, then — go on. You get up and sing without making a fool of yourself. Ha. Singing is demanding. It’s not an instrument you can press down … Continue

Getting Big Vocals On Your Next Record

May 16, 2016

by Cari Cole So you want your vocals to make a big impression on your next record, but not sure your voice can deliver, or exactly how to do that? Or you can belt it out, but you don’t have folks praising your voice the way you secretly wish for? Or maybe you get great … Continue

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