Music Lessons For Cello

How To Sing Like A PRO Open Throat Technique Tutorial Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy

How to sing like a Pro. Hey guys, my name is Ken Tamplin, and welcometo Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy, where the proof is in the singing. Now, in order for me to be able to teach youhow to sing like a Pro, I'd better have achieved professional status myself, and Ialso better show you that I have students that have gone from amateur status to professionalstatus. Now let's be clear on something. Most professionals themselves don't singwell from a technical standpoint.

So just to sing like a Pro doesn't meanyour singing properly or great, but I have to point out that no matter where you getyour information, think about this: the person giving that information, have they achieveda high level of professional statusé And do they demonstrate students that haveprofessional statusé We have over 300 tutorials on my channel, withthe plethora, which means a lot, of students on my channel, many of which have achievedawesome professional status. Now just quickly go to Sara Loera, check outGabriela Guncikova, 10 second songs' Anthony Vincent, Mark Hudson from Dragon Force, Icould go on and on and on with a lot of the

students that have applied my course and achievedprofessional status. Now what does it mean to become professionaland how do we do ité Well it has to do with strength training andthe way we think about the voice and the way we strength train in order to build enoughprofessional–ism in what it is that we're doing to be able to sing strong with confidencenight after night with consistency. So I have a singing course called How To SingBetter Than Anyone Else, you can check it out on Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy dot com,and I walk you through, stepbystep what it's going to take to help you become aprofessional singer.

Now, to be a professional singer, there'slots involved in this and it's not just only the physical or musical side, there'sa psychological side to this, but I want to show you a few things that you can do thatwill be really, really awesome. Okayé We're just going to run through a coupleof warmup exercises that will help you understand how to clean up the voice. Now, check out my tutorial on diaphragmatic support,check out my tutorial on open throat technique, it's the precursor of what you're goingto need to do, what we are about to do here

at this level. We're going to sing an AA vowel, and theAA vowel scale is going to go like this. Lay… Ahhh… So AA and Ah, and we're going to actuallyslowly go through this to start to strength train the voice, here we go. Ladies, you'll do this up the octave… Lay…

Ah… Do this with us in octaves… Lay… Ah… Now, going between vowels, AA and Ah helpresiliency and the ability to relax the cords and to, with freedom, be able to go up anddown a scale without feeling tension in the throat, because we want to build strengthfor the sound. Lay…

LSO Master Class Cello

Gilliver:Hello, and welcome to the YouTubeSymphony Orchestra masterclass for the cello. My name's Rebecca Gilliver,and I play principal cello in the London SymphonyOrchestra. We're going to startwith quot;William Tell,quot; appropriately enough, because it does usuallystart a concert,

which is certainlya rather scary moment for any principal cello. You start completely alone, and the first two bars,it's just you, but relax,'cause on the third bar, there's a lovely choirof your colleagues as all the other celloscome in and playa beautiful harmony with you.

So althoughin an audition situation, you feel incredibly lonelyon those top Bs, you just need to thinkof the harmony that's gonna becoming in behind you when you're actuallyplaying it in concert, and that'll inspire youand give you courage. So I'll just playthe beginning all by myself. Rossini'squot;William Tell Overturequot;

Now, because we haven'tgot much time, I'm not gonna playall through those Bs, but in an audition situation,you must, and you must make sure they'reexactly the right length and a beautiful soundall the way through. So, skippingto the third entry of the first cello, there'sa lovely moment here,

because the third celloplays this line. playing music and then you get tocome in. playing music and that's whereeverybody else comes in. Now, these three GSharpskeep coming back. They come back four times. playing music

Now, those Gsharpscome back four times, and each time,there's a different harmony in the other cellos,so you must choose a color that fits the harmonythey're doing. The first time,it's just a beautiful. playing music E major. The second one,and it's a bit different.

Cello Basics Cello First Position

Hi. I'm Melanie Yarger at Milano Music Centerin Mesa, Arizona for Expert Village. In the last segment, we spoke about how to move thebow across the string. How to pull sound out of the cello. Well, that's right hand technique.There's also left hand. The left hand we use to finger the notes, up and down the wholelength of the finger board. We are going to start in first position. Positions happenin half steps. This is half position. Then you've got first position, second position,there are positions all the way down to the very end of the finger board. Okay, we startthat by pretending like we're holding a bottle. Okay! Nice rounded fingers and thumb. Placethe thumb in the middle of the neck, very

loose and relaxed, just like the right hand.And place your fingers down, just far enough for the string to hit the finger board. Andthere you go, those are your notes.So,that's first position on the cello. When your fingers are down on the cello, it does takea little bit of strength, but not too much. You want to very slightly pull the stringtowards you and not tighten your muscles in your shoulder or your arm. It's very easyto tense your thumb and tense your shoulder and, all of a sudden, it's very tight. Rememberwe need to stay very relaxed to play the cello correctly. So very relaxed shoulder, justwork your way down shoulder, arm, hand, thumb and you have a very relaxed left hand position.

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