Dena Murray

DISPELLING THE MYTH OF THE DIAPHRAGM by Dena Murray

Through extensive study and research over the last 25 years, I have discovered a little-known secret. Proper use of the diaphragm is an automatic result of having learned how to inhale the air correctly. In my latest book, Vocal Strength and Power published and released by Hal Leonard Corp., I have included a glossary of …

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Singing Lessons for Vocal Technique Article: You and Your Voice

As most of you already know, most vocal problems start with improper technique. Instinct alone will not help you correct them because instinct is an unlearned response — an automatic reflex that can can lead to injury. That is why it’s so important for anyone who sings professionally to LEARN how to do things correctly. …

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Singing Lessons for Vocal Technique Tip Regarding Proper Breath Technique

Today I would like to give a tip to all vocalists about the breath and how to use it properly. There are 4 breath rules in singing: NEVER TAKE A BREATH AND HOLD IT. Holding the breath, even for a second, puts too much pressure underneath the cords. Too much pressure can cause the cords …

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