Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in “Singing Tips”

How can a Vocal Coach help you?

The Human Voice is one of a Kind. Like any other instrument in the world, the human voice cannot be repaired or replaced if damaged. You should preserve this gift in the best possible way and should follow the practices to soothe and train your voice.  This is where the vocal coach enters the room. As the name suggests, a ‘singing coach’ is a professional whose job is to ‘coach’ a singer’s voice. Drawing from a combination of technical knowledge…

How to sing a song? – Easy songs to sing to get you started

Anyone can Sing! Whether your voice graces the shower or the stage, you are always a Rockstar of the show. Of course, some people are more skilled than others, but with a little pinch of practice and dedication, you can also sing like a nightingale.  So if you have just googled “how to sing?” or “how to begin singing?”, then this blog is just for you! It may feel like there’s going to be a lot of things to remember…

How to sing better than others? Strategies no one will ever tell you!

Are you here because you know that you can sing, but can’t sing good enough? Or worse, you don’t even know how to sing, but want to learn how?  We’ve got your back!  Singing is not passed through genes and there’s no definition to who sings better and who does not. With the right techniques and continuous practice, even you can sing like a cuckoo.  We are sharing the recipe of ‘How to sing for a beginner like you, that…

How to sing? Everything you need to know to start your singing journey

Time to bid adieu to those faces that your family and friends end up making every time you start singing.  Singing in front of your crush can get embarrassing if you are a bad singer. You can be a bad singer, and I want to bust one of the biggest myths of all time. If you’re a bad singer, you cannot become a good singer. The fact is anyone can learn singing with the right techniques and mentorship. So, let…

#ListenToSing – Palaghat R. Raghu

Palaghat R. Raghu was a renowned percussionist from the Carnatic Music tradition. His instrument of expertise was the Mridangam, which he learnt from early childhood. Palaghat was a well known figure not only in India, but all around the world. He toured across Europe, America, Australia, Malaysia and Singapore extensively in his career. He performed alongside well known Indian Classical musicians like Pandit Ravi Shankar, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Shivkumar Sharma and Allah Rakha in many many concerts. He also taught music…

#ListenToSing – Featuring Kumar Gandharva

Kumar Gandharva was renowned Hindustani classical vocalist who was known because of his unique style of singing. He was a known as a child prodigy due to his genius musical abilities. By his early 20s, he was seen as a star of Indian classical music. At the peak of his music career, Gandharva was struck by Tuberculosis and was told that he could never sing again. That however didn’t stop him. He started to perform again after 6 year with…

#ListenToSing – Featuring Uppalapu Srinivas

Uppalapu Srinivas was a Carnatic classical mandolin player. His skill on the instrument was so perfect, that he was considered to be the successor to Pandit Ravi Shankar. His music was even heard by famous international artists like George Harrison (Lead Guitarist of The Beatles). He said his favourite piece of Indian music was “Mandolin Ecstasy” performed by Uppalapu Srinivas. He also won a number of prestigious awards for his contributions to music such as the Padma Shri (1998) and…

#ListenToSing – Featuring Pt. Ram Narayan

Pandit Ram Narayan is considered to be the first internationally successful sarangi player. He is credited with popularizing the sarangi as a solo concert instrument in Hindustani Classical music. His career first started with playing on All India Radio, as an accompanist with vocalists. He soon grew tired and ventured into composing in Indian Cinema. Some of the scores he composed were used in the movies Adalat, Kashmir, Madhumati and many more. After trying out many different fields he realised…

#ListenToSing – Featuring Ustad Zakir Hussain

Ustad Zakir Hussain is widely regarded as one of the greatest tabla players of all time. He single handedly raised the profile of tabla as an instrument to a whole new level globally. Considered a child prodigy at his instrument, he started touring the world at the young age of just 11. Some of the big names in Indian Classical music whom he accompanied at that time were Pandit Ravi Shankar, Pandit Ali Akbar Khan, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi and many…

#ListenToSing – Featuring Ustad Vilayat Khan

Ustad Vilayat Khan was a renowned Indian Classical Sitar player. He was one of the first sitarists who developed the “gayaki ang” (mimicing vocal music) on sitar. His performances were so engaging that his Mumbai concert at Vikramaditya Sangeet Parishad drew the headline “Electrifying Sitar”. He was also a composer, giving music to films such as Jalsaghar by acclaimed film maker Satyajt Ray. In these videos, learn how Ustad Vilayat Khan charmed the world with his skilful sitar playing. He…

Mission News Theme by Compete Themes.