Beginner Singers I Feel Your Pain What Learning Guitar Taught Me About Singing Felicia Ricci
Today's tutorial is all about how I'm trying to learn guitar and it's so hard and how it's making me appreciate what it's like to be a beginner singer. It's like, I mean, I've been singing for so long that I haven't been a beginner singer in many, many years. But now, I'm trying to learn an instrument that a lot of it is similar to voice. It's giving me new insights into what makes a singer successful when they go to start learning. So this tutorial is basically my best tips and takeaways from struggling to learn the guitar that's gonna help you and your singing practice whether you're a beginner or whether you're just continuing to grow your voice.
What are the approaches and the mindsets that are gonna lead to the most progress in your singing. Stick around! Hey, in case you don't know me, my name is Fel You can call me Fel, too. And this is my channel. I do singing tips all day. The first bit of advice I have for you that is really obvious but which I'm learning so intensely
as I'm learning guitar is that progress takes time. Now with the way I teach singing is that I'd like to give you cues and tips that give you results right in the moment righté We can make adjustments that a lot of times help right then and there but in terms of internalizing it and really getting it into your body and committing it to muscle memory that's where the time and the practice has to come in and it's just the kind of thing that I'm just relearning it in such a humble way. I'm like â€˜oh' (plays the guitar)
it literally will take me just a lot of time learning how to move my hand and learning how to move my other hand while I'm playing the guitar. The same goes for singing, if you're learning a new scale I can give you really good adjustments. You can understand it intellectually and then you can go to execute and get it a few times in terms of really learning it. Really committing it to that muscle memory. (plays guitar)
It's just gonna take time and consistency. And the way that I approach that is I think it's better to practice every day for about 15 minutes shooting for small windows of time everyday rather than practice once a week, once or twice a week for say an hour. Remember, it's a marathon not a sprint. And I've been putting it to practice with my guitar playing and on the days where I can only put in a little bit of time it really helps cause I see it carry over into the next day.
And that's really the best way to build up that muscle memory. My second bit of advice is similar and really builds on number one which is that sometimes you just need to sleep on it. A lot of times when we're working on like a new chord or a new fingering configuration and my hand would just start to look like a monkey's paw and I'll just feel like, completely like, just deformed over here. And I'll realized that I'm just completely exhausted and that no amount of effort is gonna really help me at this point.