Learn breath control technique with Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) as he demonstrates how and when to breathe using this upbeat, pop song.
Alvin Fields and members of The Blessed Choir discuss choir dynamics demonstrating how to sing the melody and alto parts, then adding in harmonies with the tenor and soprano parts for a fuller sound.
Ken Lewis, Alvin Fields and members of The Blessed Choir discuss what it is like to be in a choir, sharing their experience with you to ease your fears about singing with a group.
Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston) explains the importance of enunciating and provides excellent examples of words that have to be changed when being sung to be understood.
Learn to sing falsetto, or head voice, and falsetto techniques with Alvin Fields as he explains what falsetto is and how to successfully sing it.
Alvin Fields introduces members of The Blessed Choir demonstrating the most common vocal ranges including tenors, altos, and sopranos for you to sing along to determine where your voice is most comfortable.
Alvin Fields and Ken Lewis explain what a three part harmony is, how to sing one, and what variations can be sung depending on the range of the vocalists.
In Part 2, Alvin Fields applies the harmony techniques previously discussed, introduces inverted harmonies, which are more suited to deep voices, and offers singing techniques.
Learn to sing and build harmonies with Alvin Fields as he demonstrates how to invert the harmony and breaks down all three parts of the 3 part harmony for you to practice and sing along.
Learn to sing harmony with Alvin Fields as he shows you how to sing both the higher harmonies with the head voice and the lower octave with full voice.
Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) explains the intricate harmony parts and breaks these down so you can sing along.
Whenever it's time to get on stage and perform, it's always a good idea to be as relaxed and warmed up as you can be. Alvin Fields has just the simple humming exercise for that.
Is rap singing? Alvin Fields tackles this tough question and explores the elements of this art form weighing in with his opinion.
Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) explains the biggest enemy to your voice and imparts his wisdom and knowledge to care for your throat.
Alvin Fields (Drake) and Rose Hart (J. Cole) discuss major and minor harmonies. They show you examples of both and take you through an exercise to help train your ears.
This voice lesson is a Must for any singer. Learn microphone technique especially when speaking or singing live as Alvin Fields discusses the do's and don't's of microphone use.
Learn how to create tasteful riffs and runs in a major key. Alvin Fields explains how and when to embellish the vocal performance to make a song more interesting.
Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) takes the concepts discussed in the previous riffs and runs lesson and demonstrates how these can be applied to a song in a minor key.
Learn singing etiquette and developing stage presence as Alvin Fields discusses the importance of connecting with your audience and explains some of the do's and don't's of performing live.
Alvin Fields and Ken Lewis discuss what it means to sing in tune. They identify and provide examples of when a vocalist is pitchy, that is, singing flat or singing sharp.
Learn to sing in tune with this vocal exercise conducted by Alvin Fields designed to let you practice singing along in the proper pitch.
Alvin Fields describes the choir experience as a boot camp for singers and discusses the benefits of singing with a choir.
Alvin Fields demonstrates the difference between straight singing and sliding into the notes and provides many opportunities to practice your sliding technique.
In Part 1, learn song interpretation as Alvin Fields discusses this technique and provides examples of how to change a song to make it your own.
In Part 2, Alvin Fields continues his discussion about this technique with his acoustic guitar and demonstrates how to create unplugged versions of famous songs.
In Part 1, Alvin Fields teaches you a throat relaxation technique to avoid polyps on your throat and keep your voice healthy.
In Part 2, Alvin Fields continues his discussion on throat relaxation techniques to avoid throat polyps and keep your voice healthy.
Learn transposition, or how to change the key of a song to fit your voice, as Alvin Fields demonstrates how to change the key using a keyboard.
In Part 2, Alvin Fields demonstrates how to adjust your instrument to your vocal range using a guitar and a capo.
Alvin Fields guides you through a vocal exercise to demonstrate how you can adjust your voice instinctually by trusting the music to lead you there.
Alvin Fields explains what vibrato is, how to use it and where to properly apply it and guides you through a vocal exercise to get you familiar with how vibrato feels in your throat.
Alvin Fields continues discussing vibrato and demonstrates how much more powerful a song becomes with this vocal technique.
Learn the three main styles of vibrato as Alvin Fields explains the different types and demonstrates all 3 approaches on the same piece of music.
Learn how to extend and explore your vocal range with octaves as Alvin Fields and Rose Hart discuss how to achieve an octave leap.
Learn breath control with a vocal warmup exercise, led by Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald), designed to improve your vocal performance.
Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston) guides you through a vocal warmup facial exercise to awaken your face muscles and get the blood circulating around your face.
Alvin Fields guides you through this voice exercise designed to extend your vocal range a full octave and get you ready for a performance.
Alvin Fields guides you though this vocal warmup exercise using Italian syllables with the purpose opening up and stretching your vocal chords before a performance.
Alvin Fields takes you through a vocal warmup exercise he calls Minor Major which familiarizes new or beginning singers to recognize the difference between minor and major chords.
Alvin Fields (Drake, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald) guides you though this voice exercise designed to help you flex your musical intuition to find the next notes.
Workout your voice and your face muscles with this vocal warmup exercise guided by Alvin Fields to get you ready before a vocal performance.
Alvin Fields tackles the question what is singing? As he eloquently defines singing and demonstrates how singing can communicate more powerfully than speaking.