Irene Cara was born Irene Cara Escalera in the Bronx, New York in 1959. She was an American singer, songwriter and actress who was known for her role as Coco Hernandez in the 1980 musical film Fame. She also recorded both Fame’s title song "Fame," which reached No. 1 in several countries, and Flashdance’s “Flashdance...What … Continue reading 3 facts Brionn learned about late singer and actress Irene Cara
Have you ever done an intense workout without warming up your body first? How sore did you feel afterwards? This is because when you skip the warm-up, your body is more prone to cramps, sprained muscles and other injuries. And your vocal cords are no different! It takes a lot of endurance to sing. That’s … Continue reading Brionn’s 3 favorite vocal warm-ups
Exploring your vocal range is one of the most important things you can know about yourself as a singer. Learning your range can help you: Understand how low or high you can sing Find your voice type (bass, tenor, soprano, etc.) Learn where your weak spots are Measure your progress in voice training Choose the … Continue reading How to explore your vocal range as a singer
In my last blog post, I covered if anyone could take singing lessons. Long story short, the answer is yes. Yes, you can. If you missed that blog, check it out here. It’s a really good read. Okay, back to the present. Now I want to address those who say, “I can take singing lessons, … Continue reading 3 myths about singing lessons
We’ve all done it – sang our hearts out to our favorite tunes while no one else was around or dreamed of what life as a famous musician would be like. Occasionally, in your solo performances, you may have even accomplished singing a note good enough to wonder, can I sing? If this sounds like … Continue reading Can anyone take voice classes?