Worship Backing Band – Musicians Practice Tracks – New DVD Launched

By [email protected] | April 15, 2009

Would you like to practice playing worship songs with a pro band? 54 practice backing tracks on DVD with animated on-screen lyrics and chord charts. Select any song without either vocals, drums (click included), electric guitars, bass or keys and play along! Worshipfully produced by world class Christian musicians like Ben Cantelon, Paul Evans, Marc […]

Ask the Expert – Singing Whilst Playing

By Tim Martin | March 6, 2009

Lindsay Hiratzka sent us this question: I am the bassist and I play mostly by ear.  As a result, my approach to playing bass is similar to my approach to singing, hearing in my mind what I want to play, then playing it.  I also love to sing, but I can’t seem to marry the […]

Breathing for singers – video clip from Musicademy seminar

By [email protected] | February 27, 2009

Nicki Rogers presents a live seminar demonstrating how to breath properly when singing. Learn about breathing in and expanding your stomach and sssssss exercises for control and diaphragm development. There are also some simple warm up exercises as well as a description of forward placement technique. Breathing technique is also covered extensively on the Musicademy Worship […]

Vocal warm-up exercises explained

By Cat Mayne | February 12, 2009

Think if you will of a game of tennis. If you don’t warm up before the game, initially you might not notice anything wrong. However as you start to stretch for shots, move faster, volley harder, you begin to realise that there are muscles working beyond their comfort zone. By this time, it’s too late. […]

FAQ – changes to the voice as we age

By [email protected] | December 9, 2008

I am a 56 year old male with a Baritone voice.  I have heard that as you grow older your voice changes.  Many of those changes are not controllable.  Could you provide some insight into this stereo type and advise me of your insight  on this subject.  In other words, at my age is there […]