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How to Sing in Tune -- How Good Is Roland's New Vocal Trainer?

Ruth Gerson | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

My first thought looking at the new VT-12 Vocal Trainer (Roland) was that the cost was pretty steep for what I thought it was, but after having spent some significant time with it, I'd say it's worth it.

Singing Lessons: Singing and Breathing

Ruth Gerson | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

For the singer to master diaphragmatic breathing or "abdominal breathing," as well as intercostal breathing and back breathing, it is first vital to understand what the diaphragm looks like and how it functions.

How to Write a Song: For Writer's Block or Beginners

Ruth Gerson | Posted 09.07.2011 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

From: San Francisco Vocal Coaching's "Singing, Songwriting and Performance" Class (I've also taught it at Princeton University.) How To Write A Song,...

'Dance, Monkey, Dance!': How to Deal With Stage Fright

Ruth Gerson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ruth Gerson

It isn't that I'm afraid of being judged, laughed at or forgetting the words. It is a physical response for me that seems to happen at random.