Introducing Olivia

Olivia Olivia (Bachelor of Film and Television) joined the Sono team in 2022. She is a singer/songwriter, recording artist and vocal coach who enjoys working with people of all ages to assist them both vocally and in the creative process … Read more

How To Hit That High Note

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How To Hit That High Note!   Okay so, we’ve all been there. Struggling to hit that high note. Yes, singing in Head Voice can be absolutely terrifying. The squeaking, the breaking and then nothing. Well guess what? It’s all … Read more

Effective Singing Practice For Beginners

Develop your singing voice the right way with expect coaching.

Tips On Singing Practice For Beginners To become a better singer and advance in vocal ability, it is important to practice CONSISTENTLY and EFFECTIVELY, especially in the early stages of singing because your vocal muscles and voice are still developing. … Read more

Benefits of Singing In A Choir

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Benefits of Singing In A Choir The rush of excitement you get when you hear everyone come together in harmony, the high you feel after you’ve left rehearsal or the sense of belonging you feel when you are at rehearsal … Read more

Vocal Care For Singers

Female vocalist stops singing to care for her voice.

Vocal Care For Singers by Katie Green, Sono School Of Music Those new to singing lessons may not realise how important it is to take care of your voice so that it is able to function at its optimum.  As … Read more

Vocal Techniques For Singing Rock

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Rock Singing Techniques Let There Be Rock Singers! Here’s how to nail that rock sound you’ve been after. Learning rock singing techniques is a fun challenge. It takes a lot of practice and performing to cultivate. If you want a … Read more

How To Sing Pop

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How To Sing Pop There’s no denying that pop music brought us the greats; Madonna, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson to our beloved Spice Girls and who could forget our royal pop princess Britney. How do they do it? Firstly, there … Read more

Singing Posture and Balance

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Singing Posture and Balance As vocalists, we spend a lot of time in the practice room, finely tuning the various skills and techniques of singing. Studies show musicians tend to measure their worth through the success of performances, the arena … Read more

Looking After Your Voice

Female vocalist sings with band.

Looking After Your Voice Keep your voice in shape. Here’s how. So you’re a fully trained singer, you know how to warm up your voice before a rehearsal or a show and how to belt out those high notes. Although … Read more

9 Tension Busters For Better Singing

9 Tension Busters For Better Singing Try these tips to bust through tension!   🙌 NECK TENSION If you see lines on your neck or you are feeling strain whilst singing. You have neck tension this can be from improper … Read more

Jazz Improvisation For Singers

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Jazz Improvisation For Singers Jazz improvisation is a defining aspect of the jazz genre. It gives us the opportunity to showcase our abilities and really impress our listeners. For singers, the improvisation that we do is called scatting. A good … Read more

A Guide to Belting

Lead female vocalist belting a high note

A Guide to Belting Before we talk about how to belt, we are going to do the how to not ever, ever, ever belt. Seriously, I have seen it so many times, people pushing out notes that their vocal chords … Read more

Singing Mythbusters! Fact or Fiction

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Singing Mythbusters! Fact or Fiction   Only Opera Singers Need to Breathe from Their Diaphragm Fiction. Humans are lazy, we can’t even be bothered taking a proper deep breath. Using the diaphragm in our singing is essential! It ensures that … Read more

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