WHY singers sing FLAT?

vocal technique Jan 22, 2024

Do you ever struggle with singing FLAT?

So many singers tend to go FLAT, especially when they are going for the higher notes

And surprisingly, it’s not because they can’t “hear” the note

In this short article, I'm going to teach you WHY most singers go flat - so you can figure out if you've got one of these problems!

95% of the time, going flat is one of these three causes:

  1. They are pulling up the chest voice, the bottom part of the voice, to reach those notes. Pushing up too much vocal weight.

You can’t do that!
Remember, as you go up in pitch, your vocal folds have to stretch, elongate and thin

I didn’t make that up - It’s physics.

If you don’t let that process happen, you’re fighting your own voice

  1. Not enough space in the mouth/throat.

As we get higher, we need slightly taller vowels

A little bit more yawning space…

Or else, again, you’re not letting your voice do what it wants to do

  1. Not enough air...
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Voice Lessons vs. Online Training Programs

vocal technique Oct 30, 2023


Do you want to improve your vocal technique?

Do you struggle with breath support, good tone or other common issues?

If so, what is the difference between traditional voice lessons and taking an online training course?

In this article, I will be sharing some of the pros and cons of each method.

Before we get into it, I want to remind you that tomorrow is the last day to get Advanced Vocal Technique for 50% off!  Just use the discount code "SPOOKY50" at the checkout.

Ok, here we go!

Option 1 is taking voice lessons with a local teacher.  You could go to their studio once a week and work on various pieces of music together. They would teach you vocal technique in-person. 


1) Direct feedback/interaction - your teacher can hear how you sound and make adjustments on the spot

2) Results - with an expert vocal teacher, you have the greatest chance of improvement.  With a poorly qualified teacher, you could learn some bad singing habits.


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