Lesson 3: Bringing Songs To Life
Before we move onto the last component of the system,
I guess you might be asking, But will this work for me?
I hope you have understood by now that finding your powerful voice is all down to getting the fullest potential out of your INSTRUMENT. In other words, YOU ALREADY HAVE THE HARDWARE!
If you can speak normally, and you can sing at least a little bit, then you have the hardware you need.
For this to work for you, you also need the software. This consists of 2 things:
1. The Right Mindset.
~ If you have the calling, or a burning desire to become a powerful, captivating singer and you’re capable of putting your mind to a job, then you have the necessary fuel.
~ If you have a feel for music, then we know you can use your new-found vocal talent to deliver songs with great musical panache.
~ If you are human, and you feel emotions, and you can connect with others (even if you’re shy) – then you have the basic ingredients to become a performer who can mesmerise an audience.
Excited? I hope so!
2. I’ll tell you about in just a bit.
I want you to know that the transformation of your voice is simply waiting inside you.
Your voice can grow into its fullest potential when you apply this whole system, step by step, each part building on the earlier steps, and also growing, synergising, taking on a life of its own.
Your singing won’t take flight from piecemeal improvements, garnered from watching free youtube tutorials; or from following an online program where there is no human being on hand to assess and respond to YOUR specific needs.
You will be thrilled when you allow Vocal Synergy to work its magic on your voice.
So don't let the years go by, ignoring your potential. Life is too precious.
'I'm now much more confident at my gigs'
‘Getting a grounding in the Vocal Synergy method has enabled me to sing with much more power, emotional openness and freedom. I’m now much more confident at my gigs’
Amateur performing singer
' It's great to be following my musical heart again!'
'I have achieved much better tone and vibrato and a more consistent reliable voice all round. Training with Selena has given me the confidence to start performing again, where I'm being very well received'
'I was overwhelmed by the compliments I got'
'Thanks to you Selena, after 20 years of feeling a mediocre singer, I finally sang in public... and it was fabulous! I was overwhelmed by the compliments I got’
Since these testimonials were written, I have worked with hundreds more singers, tried and tested the method with so many vocalists with a huge variety of different tendencies, habits and styles, and so my system has deepened and improved over time.
Back to the training…
Step 5. Turn On Your SongShine
So far we have just covered voice and words.
When it comes to singing songs, you also have to think about the music-
What’s the tempo? Where’s the crescendo? When is it smoothly-flowing (legato) and when is it choppy (staccato) ? What is the song about? What do you want to communicate? What is the mood? How does it change through the song? What’s the style?
It is so valuable to take a look at every song in this light and make some notes for yourself before you sing it or practice it. That way you can make Every Song Shine – by enhancing all the musical and emotional qualities in the song, you bring it to life.
This is a MAJOR aspect of your spellbinding charm as singer.
The Vocal Synergy approach to this is fun, here are 2 valuable aspects:
1. One of the most common mistakes I hear in song delivery is ‘chunkiness.’ So many singers sing a song as if it were a string of sausages. Blob. Blob. Blob. Chunk. Chunk. Chunk.
What’s the Vocal Synergy remedy for this?
Sing Like A River
Imagine a river flowing through your song as you sing it, sometimes with waves rising up and ebbing in it. It is so beautifully simple to apply!
Use this idea as a baseline. The ‘river’ ( legato) accounts for on average about 70% of most songs across all styles of music. It gives your song flow, connection, vitality. Keeps people hooked in.
But where it’s meant to be staccato (choppy) don’t forget to deliver that too. It adds variety, and spice.
Tip 2. Practise Presence.
Whenever you sing a song, make sure to be deeply present with
b) the song and what you want to communicate with it and
c) your desire to connect with the audience and share this song with them. Make it an offering, a gift.
Do not underestimate this.
If you don’t do this, then you may sing the song technically brilliantly, but you will not feel the spirit of it and your audience won’t either.
When you do ‘practise presence’ , you will feel that your performance is a valuable, meaningful journey of artistic and emotional communication; and your audience will be totally engaged on that journey with you. They will enter a heightened state. And that is an amazing buzz all round.
THIS, my friend , this whole Vocal Synergy process, will transform your singing. It will give you the flair for captivating an audience with your spellbinding vocals. An average singer, or someone who shows a bit of potential, is the raw material for this metamorphosis.
You can LOVE your singing voice, get more gigs, entertain people, bring joy, be admired and make an impact as a singer...when you use this proven system.
And I will be really excited for you as you uncover your vocal talent!
So that’s why I created a special training course.
To enable you to become the singer you want to be through the Vocal Synergy singing method.
It’s a one-to-one coaching package called
‘Become a Spellbinding Singer in 6 Months’ -
(So You Can Get More Gigs and Captivate A Crowd)
Let me introduce this wonderful opportunity to you.
It is a 1-1, genuine and thorough training, which take can take place either in person at my singing studio in Devon, UK or via video call from wherever you live.
If you’re passionate about singing and you want to make an impact as a vocalist, but you know you need to develop the calibre of your singing voice before you go for it, then this is the course for you.
If you’re keen to do more performing, but you want to master your voice and bring out your full potential so you can be confident at the mic…I totally understand your needs and you can count on me to help.
In training with me, you not only put a shine on all aspects of your voice, but we find and develop your unique strengths and style; and nurture your talent so you become a truly powerful singer, and wow people when they hear you. I'm holding that vision for you!
It’s a combination of my unique process, Vocal Synergy, and the 1-1 coaching that gets you there. I respond to your exact vocal habits, tendencies, weaknesses, and strengths, to transform them. I apply the method, and tailor the coaching to laser-target your needs.
(Referring to what I hinted at earlier, Part 2 of the 'software' you need... that is having the right coach).
What you get in this voice training package:
🧡 1. Initial Launchpad Session:
This is an in-depth visioning session, to identify your needs and goals, set your course and clarify your path of action.
It creates a clear starting point, aim and trajectory so you deeply understand your current singing state, get excited and motivated by choosing your outcomes and see the path ahead. You’ll be relieved to go from vagueness to clarity; you’ll relax into, and feel confident in trusting yourself to this tailored, guided process.
🧡 2. Customized Progress Plan:
This is a sheet for you to take home and put up on your wall which gives you perspective and a framework to work within.
It means you know what actions to take on a daily and weekly basis, so you can plan this journey into your life and routine. You feel a sense of security in this strategy for your growth.
🧡 3. 26 Hours of Voice Coaching
The coaching takes place weekly over 6 months. ( flexibility for holidays etc is totally possible). This 1-1 work, covering technique, mindset, and songs, skyrockets your vocal talent!
It takes you through the journey of transformation step by step using the Vocal Synergy process. Your voice grows in strength, power, finesse, control, richness and versatility.
Breathing becomes easy, gorgeous tone flies out, your range expands and problems get fixed.
You develop your repertoire and master songs of your choice. You can express yourself more fully; gain confidence, enjoyment, admiration; feel empowered, creative, fulfilled, freer, more open, and in love with your voice! You get on a total buzz.
These may sound like bold claims but that is the power of a truly-unleashed singing voice.
🧡 4. Personal Vocal Assessment & Video
At the beginning and end of the training, you receive a full vocal assessment . I listen to how you are singing right then, and make notes on every aspect of your voice and vocal profile. We also make a video of you singing. This is so that both you and I can understand your current habits, I can know exactly what to work with, and at the end, it gives you a clear picture of how much you’ve progressed.
When you see and hear just what you’ve achieved, you know this journey was the best thing you ever did for your singing. You feel overjoyed!
🧡 5. Spacious Posture Guide
This audio-video guide builds the wellbeing of your instrument, as it puts your body into a more aligned and tension-free state.
You feel taller, more relaxed and spacious, and know you’re giving your voice and health a good foundation. You feel more positive and energised as singing and breathing become effortless. Sometimes a simple Spacious Posture tweak can release freer, richer sound instantly!
🧡 6. The 'Sing Freedom’ textbook
This backs up the content of the lessons, deepens your understanding, and gives you a resource to refer to in your implementation time.
It expands the knowledge and skill you’re gaining from your coaching sessions. It means you always have guidance to follow, to help you understand the current stage of training, and fill in gaps of what you didn’t remember from the contact time.
It’s a relief to know that you don’t have to scribble notes during the live sessions, and gives you confidence that you won’t miss anything important.
🧡 7. 100% Support
I want you to reach your goals as much as you do, so I want you to know that I have always got your back. I’m here for you on every level. So you can get my support with any aspect of your singer’s journey.
You also have the opportunity to ask questions in between lessons. Once a week I’m happy to help you over the phone. This helps you progress more effectively, because during a home singing session, if you get stuck or confused, I’ll get you moving forward. That relieves you of worry.
🧡 8. 4 Alexander Technique lessons 1-1 with a local professional
This develops your poise and alignment - which underpins a free voice. It trains your body to be and move in a more natural way.
This has similar benefits to the spacious posture guide, but you get hands-on help specific to your needs. Which feels wonderful!
🧡 9. Regular recordings.
We regularly record your singing during the session, to listen back to, with spoken and written analysis which we go over together. Hearing yourself is a vital way to know how you’re sounding and progressing.
It enables you to hear yourself from OUTSIDE yourself. It’s such a totally different perspective – it gives you truer, granular feedback so you can take targeted action. It can be challenging, can be pleasantly surprising, and can feel amazing!
⭐1. 'Conquering Performance Anxiety' e-book.
This is a workbook, and personal support: a guide to go through at your own pace plus chats to help you along the way. To help you overcome stage fright so you can get out there with confidence!
It shows you how to deal with any performance nerves or anxiety, to overcome inhibition and enhance your stage presence instead. It doesn’t let you hide away from your true goals but helps you overcome blocks to going out and be heard.
You feel someone’s got your back; the buzz of transformation; the thrill of embracing performance, bringing joy to others, touching people’s souls with your captivating singing!
⭐ 2. One Live Performance Feedback and Debrief
Either I’ll attend this in person (if it’s not too far) or I’ll watch a video of your performance, and give you constructive feedback. It helps you fine-tune your work and celebrate your progress.
It gives you expert perspective on how you did; and a friendly ear to talk over your experience with. This is a space to share how you felt, so that can be acknowledged and supported as part of the process. It means you’re growing, learning and developing as an artist.
You see yourself starting to SHINE! You get a sense of accomplishment, excitement and delight; You get more self confidence, and the thrill of performing better and better.
⭐ 3. Beautiful Journal
This journal is for you to write in as you implement the training. You make notes of what you actioned, your progress and discoveries, so that you can keep track of your unfolding.
You’ll be able to refer to previous days transformations to consolidate them or build on them. It means the growth of your singing takes deeper root. It feels very supportive, gives you a sense of achievement, and it’s fun!
So what’s the investment for this life-changing training?
In the very near future I will be charging £2,500 for this course.
But right now you can get it for £1,500.
That means today you’re saving 40% which is £1,000.
In fact this transformational singing experience costs justs £8.19 per day: the same as having a light lunch down at your local groovy cafe.
But ONLY IF you get in quickly and are one of the first 4 people to order it. After that, the bargain price is gone.
This is because I want to get some case studies - which means when you take the training at this low price, you’re agreeing to let me interview you in depth about your experience of it.
I have run similar trainings before, which my clients are delighted with. But this is a brand new version with new elements, new techniques, new processes, new angles. So I want to find out how well they are working and fine-tune them.
So grab your chance now before it’s gone!
And, you’ll be pleased to know that I offer the Singer’s Delight Double Guarantee:
First, you get an Unconditional Guarantee:
# After the first 30 days, if you change your mind, and decide that becoming a spellbinding, powerful singer isn’t your cup of tea after all, then just ask and you’ll get 7/8ths of your money back.
That means you will have paid for your first month of access to Vocal Synergy and my coaching and support; because obviously I am lovingly giving you individual time and energy which I cannot recoup. But then you can refund the remaining 7 months investment if you choose.
# The second guarantee is this: Either you’re absolutely delighted with the transformation in your singing, or you tell me, on a month by month basis, if it’s otherwise; and together we’ll come up with a plan to make sure the service meets your needs and desires, and implement that.
It’s very important, if you’re feeling excited about this training, to place your order now.
Firstly, because only 4 spaces are available at the lower price.
And secondly, because the bonuses are only available for the next 7 days. If you book onto this training after 7 days from now, you won’t get the Conquering Performance Anxiety ebook, the Live Performance Debrief or the Beautiful Journal.
So jump on board!
I can’t wait to work with you to see the Vocal Synergy method shape you into a Spellbinding Singer!
If you have any questions or want to chat to me about it before diving in, you are most welcome.
Just send me a text on 01803-365005 or shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll sort out a time to talk a.s.a.p.
Otherwise, if you’re totally ready, then hop over to:
The final piece of good news is this: You only have to pay £30 today to secure your place.
You will be billed for the remaining amount in 7 days time.
Here’s a reminder of what you get when you book today:
‘Become a Spellbinding Singer in 6 Months’ –
(So You Can Get More Gigs and Captivate A Crowd):
1. Initial Launchpad Session
2. Customized Progress Plan
3. 26 hours of 1-1 Singing Coaching
4. Personal Vocal Assessment and Video
5. Spacious Posture Guide
6. The ‘Sing Freedom’ Textbook
7. 100% Support
8. 4 Alexander Technique lessons
9. Regular Recordings with feedback
1. Conquering Performance Anxiety e-book
2. Live Performance Debrief
3. Beautiful High-quality Journal
So click the yellow button to book your place before someone else gets it!
I can’t wait to work with you to see the Vocal Synergy method shape you into a Spellbinding Singer!
Just send me a text on 01803-365005 or shoot me an email at email@example.com and we’ll sort out a time to talk a.s.a.p.
I can’t wait to see you on the other side! Big hugs from Selena x
'I have been singing for six years with a successful local Chorus and wanted to develop my skills.
The Vocal Synergy method has given me vastly greater richness, resonance, power and control of my voice.
I am now singing with much more confidence both as a chorus member and within a Quartet.
I would recommend Selena to anyone wishing to grow their vocal skills and get to know the holistic art of singing'
Sings with Semi-professional choir The Kingsmen
' I perform regularly as an entertainer, I have sung as a backing singer with a rock band, and I am also a member of a choir, "Eclipse".
Prior to training with you in the Vocal Synergy method, I had been struggling to maintain my singing voice for any length of time, and I was hoarse and husky in my speaking voice persistently.
This is now a thing of the past and I've seen a massive improvement in my performances'
'I went for lessons with Selena looking to gain confidence in my singing and to improve my voice.
I now have much better tone and song delivery, I understand how to use my voice well, and it has been an amazing experience.
Since working with Selena I gained the confidence to perform my own songs on stages at a local events, and apply for Britain's Got Talent 2019 in Plymouth'
'Through Selena's teaching I have developed the freedom to sing, to express, to connect. I am now able to share and create deep emotions with my voice. Learning to sing better is a fantastic journey bringing joy not only for the performer but for all souls.I have had many great compliments from my fellow singers since training with Selena , such as 'Amazing', 'Wonderful' 'Moved'...
Emeric HerveAmateur Singer
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