Unlock Your Voice - The Secrets to Singing (Level 4)

Maximise the power of your head and chest voice and learn how to refine & 'customise' the sound of your voice.
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  • Lectures 5
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Expert Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

After mastering the Vocal Gears in Level 3, this course will take your skills in using the vocal gears up a notch - tighten up your control of the specific vocal gears that can help you sing strongly in your head voice and chest voice. This course will also help you establish the link between your vocal registers and vocal gears, so that you'll not only be able to reach your higher and lower notes very comfortably, but with great power and versatility. Thereafter, the course will address some of the most common problems that singers face when singing - so that you can constantly troubleshoot the vocal challenges that you may face from time to time as you continue to improve your voice even after this programme.

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A course that is perfect for singers who are trying to achieve more power in their higher and lower vocal range. This course also helps you fine-tune your vocal control, technique, tone quality, range & etc through troubleshooting the most common vocal challenges that singers face.

Learn how to strengthen your head voice - the voice that can help you to hit high notes easily!

Get a better idea of how your use of vocal registers can affect your vocal gears.

  • Understand what vocal fundamentals you need to have checked to support your ability to sing high notes.
  • Refrain from pulling up your chest voice to sing high notes (avoid strain and shouting)
  • Improve your ability to access your head voice, the higher part of your vocal range.
  • Learn how to add the vocal gear, Cry, to your voice to sing your high notes with more power.
  • Learn how to further amplify/project your high notes, with the vocal gear, Belt.
  • Learn how to control the dynamics of your head voice - have better control of your high voice in terms of volume and sustaining notes.
  • Learn how to change vocal gears even on just a single note - increase your flexibility in mixing the vocal gears in your head voice.


Learn how to strengthen your chest voice; develop and strengthen your deeper-sounding voice to sing low notes easily!

  • Understand what vocal fundamentals you need to have checked to support your ability to sing low notes.
  • Refrain from pulling down your head voice to sing low notes (be able to phonate at lower notes instead of having your voice disappear when you try to go any lower)
  • Improve your ability to access your chest voice, the lower part of your vocal range.
  • Learn how to add the vocal gear, Cry, to your voice to sing your low notes with more power.
  • Learn how to further amplify/project your high notes, with the vocal gear, Anchor and Belt.
  • Learn how to control the dynamics of your chest voice - have better control of your high voice in terms of volume and sustaining notes.
  • Learn how to change vocal gears even on just a single note - increase your flexibility in mixing the vocal gears in your chest voice.


Troubleshoot some common problems that singers face and learn how to overcome them. This segment will address the following:

  • How to sustain notes in singing
  • Understand the difference between breath control and breath support and how to engage in better breath support
  • How to make your notes 'sit' more comfortably in your vocal range
  • Help! My head voice is missing! (Finding your head voice)
  • How to get better at using your chest voice, mix and hour head voice.
  • How to sound less nasally when singing
  • Am I singing through my nose?
  • Does the tongue position affect our voices? How so?
  • I sound artificial when I sing! How can I sound more natural or more like me?
  • What is vocal placement?
  • How to colour your voice in a warmer or brighter tone.
  • How should my larynx position be like when singing?
  • My voice is shaky & inflexible! Help! (How to make your voice more steady and connected).
  • How to further improve your vocal connection
  • How to approach high and low notes better with visualisation
  • How to sound less childlike

What are the requirements?

  • A room or space to practise in. We'll be making some crazy sounds, yet again!
  • Commitment to practice all of the vocal exercises as often as you can.
  • For better results, students are recommended to first complete 'Unlock Your Voice - The Secrets to Singing, Level 1 - 3'

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Sing high and low notes with good vocal control and power.
  • Strengthen your head voice - belt out high notes or sing with an edgier voice with your head voice
  • Strengthen your chest voice - sing low notes more accurately with a more solid-sounding voice, or a chestier sound.
  • Understand some of the causes for some of the most common vocal problems and challenges that singers face and how to overcome them.

What is the target audience?

  • Intermediate & advanced singers.
  • Singers who have difficulty singing or sustaining notes powerfully in their head and/or chest voice.
  • Singers who would like to troubleshoot and fix their on-going vocal problems, refine their vocal technique quickly and modify their current voice quality.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
16:51

Everyone can sing. And if you can't just yet, it's time to Unlock Your Voice™!

To Unlock Your Voice simply means to tap into your natural ability to sing, using that mighty instrument you've got - your voice! If you don't believe that you've even got a good voice to unlock to begin with, or you feel you've already reached your limits when it comes to singing, check out the quick demo here and you'll surely change your mind :)

Find out what exactly you'll be learning in this course in the curriculum overview, what are the requirements and also what makes you the perfect candidate for this course. You'll also be able to catch a glimpse of my teaching style and my approach in Vocal Training, as a Vocal Coach and performer in various fields that include Musical Theatre, TV Presenting, Radio Announcing, Singing & Songwriting & etc.

Join me on a whole new journey of discovering and expanding your vocal potential. Let's get it started!

Section 2: Singing high notes with power!
15:11

Learn how to strengthen your head voice - the voice that can help you to hit high notes easily!

Get a better idea of how your use of vocal registers can affect your vocal gears.

In this lesson, you'll learn how to:

  • Understand what vocal fundamentals you need to have checked to support your ability to sing high notes.
  • Refrain from pulling up your chest voice to sing high notes (avoid strain and shouting)
  • Improve your ability to access your head voice, the higher part of your vocal range.
  • Learn how to add the vocal gear, Cry, to your voice to sing your high notes with more power.
  • Learn how to further amplify/project your high notes, with the vocal gear, Belt.
  • Learn how to control the dynamics of your head voice - have better control of your high voice in terms of volume and sustaining notes.
  • Learn how to change vocal gears even on just a single note - increase your flexibility in mixing the vocal gears in your head voice.

Downloadable notes and audio files are included for you to practice with.

Strengthening Your Head Voice
10 questions
Section 3: Singing low notes with power!
11:52

Learn how to strengthen your chest voice; develop and strengthen your deeper-sounding voice to sing low notes easily!

In this lesson, you'll learn how to:

  • Understand what vocal fundamentals you need to have checked to support your ability to sing low notes.
  • Refrain from pulling down your head voice to sing low notes (be able to phonate at lower notes instead of having your voice disappear when you try to go any lower)
  • Improve your ability to access your chest voice, the lower part of your vocal range.
  • Learn how to add the vocal gear, Cry, to your voice to sing your low notes with more power.
  • Learn how to further amplify/project your high notes, with the vocal gear, Anchor and Belt.
  • Learn how to control the dynamics of your chest voice - have better control of your high voice in terms of volume and sustaining notes.
  • Learn how to change vocal gears even on just a single note - increase your flexibility in mixing the vocal gears in your chest voice.

Downloadable notes and audio files are included for you to practice with.

Strengthening Your Chest Voice
10 questions
Section 4: Troubleshooting
11:54

Now that you've completed Unlock Your Voice™, it's time to do some troubleshooting to address some common problems that singers face.

In this segment, these common concerns or vocal challenges that singers face will be addressed:

  • How to sustain notes in singing
  • Understand the difference between breath control and breath support and how to engage in better breath support
  • How to make your notes 'sit' more comfortably in your vocal range
  • Help! My head voice is missing! (Finding your head voice)
  • How to get better at using your chest voice, mix and hour head voice.
  • How to sound less nasally when singing
  • Am I singing through my nose?
  • Does the tongue position affect our voices? How so?
  • I sound artificial when I sing! How can I sound more natural or more like me?
  • What is vocal placement?
  • How to colour your voice in a warmer or brighter tone.
  • How should my larynx position be like when singing?
  • My voice is shaky & inflexible! Help! (How to make your voice more steady and connected).
  • How to further improve your vocal connection
  • How to approach high and low notes better with visualisation
  • How to sound less childlike
13:23

More troubleshooting to address the common problems that singers face.

In this segment, these common concerns or vocal challenges that singers face will be addressed:

  • I sound artificial when I sing! How can I sound more natural or more like me?
  • What is vocal placement?
  • How to colour your voice in a warmer or brighter tone.
  • How should my larynx position be like when singing?
  • My voice is shaky & inflexible! Help! (How to make your voice more steady and connected).
  • How to further improve your vocal connection
  • How to approach high and low notes better with visualisation
  • How to sound less childlike

Downloadable notes included.

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Instructor Biography

Janice Yap, Vocal Coach & Author of Unlock Your Voice™

Author of Unlock Your Voice™ - The Secrets to Singing, Janice Yap is an avid user of the voice herself, with experience in Performing Arts, Theatre, Radio Announcing, TV Presenting, Music Recording & Performance & Emceeing. Her work in the industry has won her recognition from her peers and the public, with awards for Best Solo Performance (Vocals) and Best Composition. Janice believes in discovering and maximising one's vocal potential as the key to fully expressing one's self and identity - be it at work, home or play

Through her own journey of vocal discovery, Janice has explored various methods of singing and vocal projection. Her findings and experiences have resulted in the development of a way of using the voice that not only focuses on developing or learning new skills in singing, but in undoing habits that inhibit one from unlocking their true vocal potential. Her unique approach in vocal training, which focuses on tapping into everyone's innate ability to sing, has helped her students achieve remarkable results in unimaginably short periods of time, despite their age, background and experiences.

Janice Yap is the principal trainer of the Unlock Your Voice™ Vocal Technique and currently the Head Vocal Coach of Life Academy.

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