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Five Professional Audition Tips You Need to Know Now
Making a name for yourself in the music industry requires that you are not only a talented singer but that you are also great at auditioning. Think about it, if you can’t impress a casting director, club owner or record company in two minutes, how can you ever get the singing gigs you need to showcase you in front of thousands of soon-to-be super fans? I’ve been fortunate to help countless celebrities achieve their singing dreams during my thirty-plus years as a ...
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Self Confidence Without Self: Shared Confidence
Lack of self-confidence plagues a lot of people. Realizing how important a strong sense of self-confidence is to our personal and professional success, I wanted to reveal what I believe is the lesser-known side of self-confidence, what I call “shared confidence.” In this video, I explain how our self-confidence is generated by the way other people react to us and the way we process those reactions. Then, I’ll outline how you can boost your own self-confidence by controlling the perception ...
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Men: How to Bulk Up Your Voice
Did you know that people can determine your upper-body strength just by listening to your voice? Keep these scientific findings and three tips in mind and you won’t have to worry the next time You Know Who’s name shows up on your caller ID. Here’s the findings from the scientific study and what you can do to outsmart the evolutionary cues and sound as muscular as you are (or want to be)! According to the scientific publication, “Adaptations In Humans ...
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The Day I Got Hollywood Voice Lessons
By Carina Chocano  //  Illustrations by Hallie Bateman The California Sunday Magazine - SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 Sometimes I can’t stand the sound of my own voice. I’ll be transcribing an interview and feel the urgent need to leave the room. Once, I called a number on a For Rent sign, and the guy who answered wouldn’t tell me how much the place went for; instead, he screamed at me that I couldn’t afford it. I do not command authority over ...
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What Men Actually Hear: The Science Behind Judging Sound and Content
Thanks to a scientific publication in The Royal Society, we can stop wondering if most men actually prefer low-pitched female voices. Here’s what the study found and what it means for both men and women looking to use their voice to achieve their goals. The scientific report “Integrating Cues Of Social Interest And Voice Pitch In Men's Preferences For Women's Voices” by first author Benedict C Jones, reports that higher female voice pitches were preferred by the men in their study when the woman was showing ...
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Three Singing Audition Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make
Having a great voice matters! But if you want to take your talent to a higher professional level, you have to be great at auditioning, too. To help you with this critical area of your vocal career, I’ve pulled from over thirty-years of experience working with celebrities all over the world. Now, I’m going to share with you the top three mistakes to avoid during your next singing audition so you have the best chances of getting a callback and ...
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Love at Work: Zappos
Las Vegas, Nevada — It was such a pleasure to deliver the keynote address for the company-wide All Hands Meeting for Zappos! The incredibly innovative company shares my belief that every employee contributes to your corporation’s brand and their voice—especially in customer service—can heavily influence how the customer perceives your company. Based on Zappos’ cultural and company values, I crafted a verbal strategy that employees can use to best communicate those values through their voice during every interaction. If you’re ...
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The Five Commandments For Preparing Your Audition Song Accompaniment Track
Start... Start... Start... Did you like this episode? Then your friends and colleagues will, too! Share this to make the world sound better, one voice at a time. Your shares also enable me to keep these resources free for you. Ready for your best life? Unlock your singing voice and get four FREE training videos here. Subscribe to Roger's Singing Blog START... Play the Audio of this post: Hi, I’m Roger Love, celebrity voice coach and top-selling author. I’m working to make ...
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In Defense of Upspeak: What You Need To Know
Today I want to defend a speaking habit that seems to be the “talk of the town,” no matter what town you live in. This particular habit has been harshly—and in my view, unfairly—condemned in the media: upspeak. As a voice coach and verbal strategist with a degree in music, I believe this negative portrayal has hastily blacklisted upspeak without acknowledging its advantages. As a result, speakers are avoiding or denying a speaking advantage that’s waiting right on the tip of ...
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This Secret Will Unlock A Voice You didn't You Had!
Today I’m going to share the secret to my professional success. When I was young, I discovered a special voice—in addition to Chest Voice and Head Voice—that enabled me to sing up and down the range with absolutely NO cracks, strain, or breaks. Teaching this voice to my students has enabled them to win Grammy and Academy Awards! It’s called Middle Voice. The most shocking part? Many vocal coaches don’t even know this voice exists! You deserve the singing voice ...
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How to Choose An Online Singing Program
Choosing the right online singing program is about more than just price. It’s about finding a coach who can take you from here to where your dreams become a reality. It’s about unleashing that spark in your soul that just can’t stop singing! And directing, nourishing, and fueling that spark until it becomes a fire that spreads light and warmth to everyone who listens to you sing. I want to help you find the right online singing program for you, ...
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3 Things You Didn't Realize Are Hurting Your Voice
Your voice matters a lot to me! I’m dedicating my decades of experience to help YOU get the perfect voice. Heed these warnings to keep your voice healthy and performing at its peak. I’ve dedicated my career to making the world a better place, one voice at a time. That’s why I have to tell you about these three things you probably didn’t realize are hurting your voice! (Watch the full video to hear examples and understand why these are ...
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Four Traps to Avoid When Singing the Star-Spangled
This special Independence Day video lesson uncovers the four biggest mistakes singers make while trying to perform The Star-Spangled Banner and how you can avoid them. In honor of Independence Day, I want to help you set your voice free! This Fourth of July, get four FREE singing lessons from me at RogerLoveSingingAcademy.com. Go there now to get a singing voice that lights up the world like fireworks on The Fourth. Did you like this episode? Then your friends and ...
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Master Vibrato Faster With These Two Effective Approaches
To sing alongside the masters and separate yourself from the vast majority of average singers, you need to have one particular feature in your singing toolbox: vibrato! Since my goal is for your singing to sound amazing, I’m going to explain what vibrato is and give you two effective approaches to start using it in your singing today. Did you like this episode? Then your friends and colleagues will, too! Share this to make the world sound better, one voice at a time. Your shares ...
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Five Things You Need To Know When Selecting An Audition Song
If you’re ready to take your singing career out of the shower and onto the stage, you’re going to need an excellent audition song. To save you time, frustration and less-than-perfect auditions, here are the five things you need to know when selecting your audition song.   Did you like this episode? Then your friends and colleagues will, too! Share this to make the world sound better, one voice at a time. Your shares also enable me to keep these ...
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EXERCISES, TIPS & STRATEGIES

August 17, 2019 in Speaking

Double Your Impact

I’m going to tell you what untuned violins and communications courses have in common so you don’t waste another minute running an uphill path that’s not getting you any closer to…
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July 23, 2018 in Speaking

What Do Untuned Violins and Communications Courses Have in Common?

I’m going to tell you what untuned violins and communications courses have in common so you don’t waste another minute running an uphill path that’s not getting you any closer to…
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June 20, 2018 in Speaking

Should You Start Your Speech With A Joke?

Should you start your speech with a joke? My answer may surprise you. Find out, in this week's voice lesson, free for you to enjoy. Also in that episode, I'll…
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May 9, 2018 in Speaking

Is Your Voice Holding You Back From Being Successful?

Could your voice be the reason you're not further ahead in your career by now? The fact is, most people's voices don't SOUND like the job title they have. However…
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April 25, 2018 in Speaking

Do only singers need a voice coach?

Today is the perfect day to eliminate a myth for you. This particular misguided belief has been holding countless speakers back from achieving the impact and recognition that they’ve been…
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April 18, 2018 in Singing

When Being A Triple Threat Isn’t Enough

Get New Posts via Email! Summary When Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon each walked into my studio to learn their songs for "Walk the Line," they were both worried about…
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April 11, 2018 in Speaking

What Do You Do When Your Voice Sounds Like a Kid?

If you, or someone you know, is an adult but still has a voice that sounds like a kid, I have good news for you! It is simply a case…
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April 4, 2018 in Speaking

How To Defuse Your Own Anger

I get it. You’re mad. Somebody did something to somebody, maybe even to you. It made you angry, and you don’t know how to get over it. Your stomach is…
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