Why people give up on singing so easily

“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 of our dreams with others. As an Irish poet, Yeats must have had many occasions where he shared his creativity [...]

The incredible value of a singing buddy

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 us the things we need to hear. We all need someone to have our back, and it is no different [...]

Vocal Tone: painting pictures with your voice

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 see her go. The second singer (a Voxtrain user!) has worked hard at improving her vocal tone and paints beautiful [...]

Movie inspiration for singers this holiday

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 out. Grab your popcorn, and get comfy on the sofa… 1. Walk the Line (2005) No one can quite sing [...]

In a singing rut? This is how you get out

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 just open your mouth and sing? This could be true for a casual singer, but for those who are in [...]