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To sing or not to sing

By | September 16th, 2015|Categories: anatomy, confidence, performance, talent|

Should everybody sing?  If you listen to some of those auditions on the popular television singing competitions, you would probably say, “Definitely not!” Let’s face it, not everyone is born to be on a stage, [...]

Voxtrain voice training reaches a wider audience

By | May 7th, 2015|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

Voxtrain Press Release, published on 4 May 2015 through PRWeb Voxtrain launches two new avenues of online singing training through the Voxtrain YouTube Channel, and by offering immediate access to the initial phase of its [...]

Problem solved: I can’t hear myself sing when I’m on stage

By | March 18th, 2015|Categories: equipment, interview, performance, solving problems|

Voxtrain caught up with Louise Campion, a 35 year old London based singer, composer and arranger. We spoke about a particular challenge she has been facing that has inhibited her singing during performances. You too may [...]

Why people give up on singing so easily

By | March 5th, 2015|Categories: being shy, confidence, Getting Started, karaoke, open mic, Tips|Tags: , , |

“I have spread my dreams beneath your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.” W.B. Yeats When I read this quote, I immediately thought of how vulnerable we feel when we share something [...]

The incredible value of a singing buddy

By | February 5th, 2015|Categories: confidence, creativity, harmonising, performance, support, Tips|Tags: , , , |

Have you heard the Sicilian proverb: "Only your true friends will tell you when your face is dirty"? You are probably smiling as you read this because the honest friends are the ones that tell [...]

Vocal Tone: painting pictures with your voice

By | January 21st, 2015|Categories: Tips, Tone|Tags: , , |

Picture two singers participating in a variety concert: the first singer has weak vocal tone and after the second song, the audience has become tired of her strained and flat voice and is pleased to [...]

5 Tips For a Great Karaoke Experience

By | December 31st, 2014|Categories: karaoke, performance, spontaneity|Tags: , , |

It’s the end of another year and party fever is high. For many budding singers out there it is time to let your hair down and show your friends what you can do. There is [...]

Movie inspiration for singers this holiday

By | December 22nd, 2014|Categories: Expectations, Tips|Tags: , , |

Got some down time this holiday? Want to inspire the singer in you? Take a look at these great movie titles that are guaranteed to whisper courage into you and get you singing your heart [...]

Agility, the Coveted Singing Skill

By | December 11th, 2014|Categories: Agility|Tags: , , , , |

Singing agility is the amazing ability to sing a sequence of notes quickly and accurately with fluidity and ease, without any strain. Thinking about Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake will give you an idea [...]

And you thought singing was just about your vocal cords…

By | December 1st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

You may not have thought of this before, but when you sing, you are using much more than your vocal cords. It’s a joint effort; you actually use your whole body. Being aware of how [...]

Falsetto and Head Voice

By | November 13th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Recently we went out for dinner with Simon Horn from Audient. As a Voxtrain user himself, he fired a couple of questions at me regarding falsetto and head voice singing. This prompted me to write [...]

Singers: How to fix those voice breaks

By | October 24th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Don’t you hate it when your voice breaks when you are singing? It’s a common problem that many developing singers encounter, but with a little understanding of how your vocal anatomy works, you can overcome [...]

The breathing checklist every singer needs

By | October 3rd, 2014|Categories: Breathing|Tags: , |

Have you ever considered the importance of breathing? Breathing is the foundation that singers build on.  Knowing about your breathing apparatus is a good start, but learning how to harness its various functions not only [...]

Improve your singing with a vocal gym

By | September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Just like an athlete works his body to get to the top of his game, so too can a singer train his voice in order to become an accomplished performer. Athletes spend agonising hours learning [...]

My voice range

By | September 5th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

In the singing world you may be asked on more than one occasion, “What are you?’’  You may want to answer with something sarcastic, like, “I thought I looked like a normal human,” but that [...]

Voxtrain Double Pass, the pricing deal you can’t afford to miss

By | August 28th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Pricing special extended to 1 September 2014! A Double Pass Special is being offered to early adopters of Voxtrain for a limited time, ending on 1 September 2014. This special offers doubled time on any of [...]

5 reasons why you perhaps wouldn’t sign up with Voxtrain

By | August 23rd, 2014|Categories: Expectations|

Let's just deal with the reality that Voxtrain may not be a fit for everyone, that’s just life.  Here are some points to consider of why you may not initially choose to jump on board [...]

Crowd or stage? Where do you like to sing?

By | August 13th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

There are people that like to sing in a crowd and there are people that like to sing to a crowd. My summer holiday started on a high as my favourite football team won the [...]

Which Voxtrain pass is right for you?

By | August 6th, 2014|Categories: About|

Voxtrain is the revolutionary new online singing training tool that can help you to get your voice in shape. The beauty of signing up with Voxtrain is that you can train on your own time [...]

In a singing rut? This is how you get out

By | July 31st, 2014|Categories: Tips|

A singing rut? Yes, a singing rut. Every person in pursuit of creating or training runs into psychological barricades at some point in their journey. But what is meant by a singing rut? Surely you [...]

How to get the best out of Voxtrain – Part 2

By | July 16th, 2014|Categories: Expectations, Getting Started|

In part one, Mandy Jean gives three tips of how to use Voxtrain to our full advantage. She encourages us to go slowly and master each stage of our development. She suggests we do Voxtrain regularly to grow our vocal fitness, and to record ourselves singing to get a better understanding of what we sound like outside of our heads. Here Mandy Jean gives us two more pieces of advice about getting the most out of Voxtrain. […]

Top 5 reasons why singers love Voxtrain

By | June 26th, 2014|Categories: Expectations|Tags: , |

Find out whether they could be your reasons too. So what is it about Voxtrain that is getting singers talking? Take a look at our top 5 reasons, they may very well ring true for [...]

5 things singers can expect from Voxtrain

By | June 21st, 2014|Categories: Expectations, Getting Started|Tags: , |

So, either you have signed up to Voxtrain or are still contemplating whether you will jump on board with us. Either way, you can certainly have high expectations for what Voxtrain will do for your singing talent. [...]

How to get the best out of Voxtrain – Part 1

By | June 16th, 2014|Categories: Getting Started|Tags: , , |

Mandy Jean is a session singer, performer and vocal teacher presently living in Berlin. Voxtrain is an idea that was birthed by her and her husband Heinz, a musician and entrepreneur. Their goal is to make singing [...]