Industry Vocal Intensive Topic

5.5 BONUS EXTRA CONTENT

By TalentCollege / August 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 5.5 BONUS EXTRA CONTENT

  Watch to go behind the scenes on a live gig with Jax Thomas, as he ties all the training together. Direct from the ‘All You Need Is Love’ tour featuring Jax Thomas, Rai Thistlethwayte (Thirsty Merc), Jack Jones (Southern Sons) & Ciaran Gribbon (INXS) for a 2500 max capacity audience with the Strawberry Fields…

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5.4 IMPROVISATION

By TalentCollege / August 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 5.4 IMPROVISATION

  There is an incredible, overwhelming joy that takes flight when you see where your voice can take you. You’ve more than likely had that “ah ha” moment where everything you’ve been learning, practising and vocalising starts to find its own place in your vocals. Listening to different styles of music, such as RnB, soul…

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5.3 SOUNDCHECK

By TalentCollege / August 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 5.3 SOUNDCHECK

  A soundcheck is very important as a singer. The key here is that you must be able to hear yourself clearly above all other instruments and tracks that are on stage. Failure to do this will result in you pushing too hard to compensate for the lack of sound, therefore taxing your voice and…

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5.2 ARRIVING AT THE VENUE

By TalentCollege / August 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 5.2 ARRIVING AT THE VENUE

It’s important to arrive early or at least on time, because you don’t want to start off on the wrong foot. Politeness towards everyone is key. The music industry can be a very small industry with people in this workspace working over various areas. For example, your sound engineer at a local venue, might also…

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5.1 YOUR GIG BAG – What To Keep With You

By TalentCollege / August 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 5.1 YOUR GIG BAG – What To Keep With You

  As a vocalist our instrument is inside our bodies so we constantly carry our instrument with us. This makes us the lucky ones when it comes to set-up and pack -down of gear! Whether you are starting out or an experienced performer, below is a list of essentials that should be in your gig…

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5.0 PRE PERFORMANCE – Preparing The Mind And Body

By TalentCollege / August 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 5.0 PRE PERFORMANCE – Preparing The Mind And Body

  Try and get eight hours sleep the night before so you are well rested for your big performance. Water water water! Start your day with a large glass of water. Try and get at least 8-10 glasses consumed on this day. With your vocal folds lubricated you will notice a difference and flexibility will…

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4.6 BIOGRAPHIES/DOCUMENTARIES – What You Need To Watch

By TalentCollege / August 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 4.6 BIOGRAPHIES/DOCUMENTARIES – What You Need To Watch

Aside from just listening to, learning from and thoroughly enjoying many of the singers and artists that you admire, have you ever read about or watched some of their stories through biographies or documentaries? How did they train their voice? What were their pivotal moments? What plans did they put into place to achieve their…

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4.5 STAGE PRESENCE – UNLOCKING INSTANT CHARISMA

By TalentCollege / August 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 4.5 STAGE PRESENCE – UNLOCKING INSTANT CHARISMA

  Noun: the ability to command the attention of a theatre audience by the impressiveness of one’s manner or appearance. Don’t we all want it? That ability to just walk out onto the stage and instantly command our audience’s attention? But how do we get it? How do we learn it? Let’s start with one…

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4.4 EAR TRAINING – YOUR SECRET POWER

By TalentCollege / August 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 4.4 EAR TRAINING – YOUR SECRET POWER

  Now this is the fun part! This is where you get to massively increase your instant singing power just by studying different singers! Training your ears to listen beyond the average person can enhance your aptitude for singing like nothing else. But how do we learn this secret singing power? And how exactly does…

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4.3. PLANNING – YOUR SUCCESS MAPPED OUT

By TalentCollege / August 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 4.3. PLANNING – YOUR SUCCESS MAPPED OUT

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Once you have set yourself some goals, whether big or small, it’s imperative to make plans and work through those plans to achieve those goals. It’s in the details. Perhaps one of your first goal check-points is to perform as a support act…

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