Tag: sight singing

  • Why Singing Actors Need to Learn Music Theory

    Why Singing Actors Need to Learn Music Theory

    Most singing actors can memorize a melody without too much trouble, so why learn theory? We’ll explore this question with Amy Marie Stewart.

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  • How Broadway Actors Find Their Key, Their Range, and Their Practice Routines

    How Broadway Actors Find Their Key, Their Range, and Their Practice Routines

    We spoke to a Broadway actor and a NYC vocal coach to get their best pro tips on how to improve at sight singing, identifying vocal range and audition prep.

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  • Learn Sight Singing and Vocal Harmony Essentials in Our New Course!

    Learn Sight Singing and Vocal Harmony Essentials in Our New Course!

    New course announcement! You’re an actor who can already learn a piece of music on your own from the notation, but what happens when you’re thrown a piece of music on the fly? How do you tune your ear so you can hold down a difficult harmony line and sing in parts? Well, we can help with those […]

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  • How to Organize Your Audition Song Book Like a Boss

    How to Organize Your Audition Song Book Like a Boss

    The above video and following tips are drawn from our brand-new, free course, The Definitive Guide to Building Your Audition Book, made in partnership with TheoryWorks. Check it out to see many more insights about what makes a great audition book!  Getting Organized If you’re heading into an audition and your song book isn’t organized, your accompanist will notice, […]

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  • For Singing Actors, Nailing a Song is Just the Tip of the Audition-Room Iceberg

    For Singing Actors, Nailing a Song is Just the Tip of the Audition-Room Iceberg

    The above video is courtesy of our brand-new, free course, The Definitive Guide to Building Your Audition Book. Being prepared for an audition in musical theater is a multi-faceted endeavor. Yes, you need to do what you do best and flawlessly — sing, act, and possibly even bust out a dance step or two — but […]

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  • Conquering the Sight Singing Challenge

    Conquering the Sight Singing Challenge

    Sight singing: If you are a vocalist, it’s likely you’ve made it your whole career without having to perform this dreaded task. But despite requiring a bit of work to master, being able to transform sheet to sound can make you more marketable, versatile, and easy to work with than the endless number of talented […]

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