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VIDEO TIP - The best drugs for singers by Dr Daniel K. Robinson

THE BEST DRUGS FOR SINGERS Did you know that certain painkillers can be harmful to your voice? Singers need to be mindful of everything they put into their bodies, including over-the-counter drugs. In this video Dr Dan tells us what singers should and shouldn’t take when they have a sore throat.   A link to the original article (and many more that delve deeper into the world of vocal care) can be found here, courtesy of Dr Dan: www.djarts.com.au/singing-tips/the-best-drugs-for-singers/

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VIDEO TIP - Singers: Are you drinking enough water? By Dr Daniel K. Robinson

SINGERS: ARE YOU DRINKING ENOUGH WATER? We all know that water is essential to life! But did you know that water is also essential to singing? Join Dr Dan as he reveals why hydration is so important to singers… A link to the original article (and many more that delve deeper into the world of vocal care) can be found here, courtesy of Dr.Dan: www.djarts.com.au/singing-tips/singers-are-you-drinking-enough-water/

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VIDEO TIP - Get your twang on by Dr Daniel K. Robinson

DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH TWANG IN YOUR VOICE? Did you know that Twang is an absolute must for Contemporary Singers? But what is it? In this video Dr Dan will quickly unpack the essential singing technique known as Twang and offer some great tips on how you can develop Twang into your sound. A link to the original article (and many more that delve deeper into the world of vocal care) can be found here, courtesy of Dr.Dan: www.djarts.com.au/singing-tips/do-you-have-enough-twang-in-your-voice/

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Vocal Tract Hygiene by Daniel K. Robinson

Vocal Health is something that the Djarts Coaching team take very seriously. As we wander into the colder months, head colds and throat infections are more prevalent. Of course nothing can beat a balanced diet with adequate hydration (H2O) to ward off the dreaded 'lergy', however things in our busy lives are not always equal! It's good to have a few things in place ready to maintain good vocal health. First and foremost, every singer should own a Vapour Inhaler. The old tea towel and bowl of steaming hot water is a thing of yesteryear. For a small once off cost you can purchase a compact inhaler from Djarts that can go anywhere and be used anytime. The second useful tip...

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Work, Rest and Play by Dr Daniel K. Robinson

What do you think the biggest challenge to being a singer is? Is it having the confidence to sing in front of people? Perhaps it’s the challenge of accurately negotiating difficult melodic passages. Maybe the greatest challenge to being a singer is developing the skills required to clearly communicate the message of the lyrics. Truth be told, it’s all of these things (and many more), but there is one challenge that I think most singers are mindful of (or should be) most waking hours; and it’s an ongoing concern regardless of skill level or performance experience. Simply, the biggest challenge to every singer is, “You are your voice!” Everywhere you go your voice goes too. This humble fact separates singers from other...

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