MusicDish e-Journal - May 7, 2015
MusicDish Advertising Network
» HOME » INSIDER SCOOP » CAREER TIPS » MUSIC SPOTLIGHT » MUSICDISH*CHINA
» INDUSTRY INTERVIEWS » NEWS BEAT » DIGITAL SKOOL » OPEN REVIEW » MUSICDISH EDELWEISS
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

ILana Martin Shares valuable Vocal Tips for Emerging Artists
Popular Vocal Coach Prepares Universal Music Group's Emerging Artist for Project Spearheaded by Stevie Wonder
By Mi2N
(more articles from this author)
2014-04-23
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

Founder of the Vocal Workout Singing School, ILana Martin's vocal style has been linked to the late Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Brian McKnight, Barry White, Patti LaBelle and Alicia Keys. She is currently the driving force behind Universal Music Group's emerging artist Dylan Jenet Collins, a 15-year-old recording artist whose project will be spearheaded by Stevie Wonder. She has also toured with Barry White and Patti LaBelle as a backup singer, and coached Sean “Diddy” Combs! Dylan's vocal sound has been modified and perfected into a booming range that lead to performances at President Obama's 2012 inauguration and Broadway's “The Lion King.”

ILana Martin Shares valuable Vocal Tips for Emerging Artists

1. Blend - Embrace energy on your notes and don't over pronounce the words. You get to blend into the other band vocal harmonies.

2. Enthusiasm - sing with genuine emotion. The audience knows what's real.

3. Improvise - find ways to be yourself. Every band member has his/her own quirks that make them fun to watch.

4. Accentuate your strengths - capitalize on your strong points. Know what they are. After you write them down, review the set list of each show mentally to find moments to share your strengths onstage. What you focus on - expands.

5. Make It Big - when you have a spotlight on your solo vocal, make it into a big moment by commanding the stage with your energy and aura. Think about it: if you focus bigger, you become a bigger focus in the room. It's mental gymnastics but it works!

6. Live Open - Bring in life. Let the experiences you absorb during the days before the show come out under the stage lights.

7. Dialogue - find they story in each song, and infuse a conversation into how you deliver that in performance with one or members of your band. For example: Earth Wind & Fire, the Jonas Brothers.

8. Level the Crowd - change the level you stand on physically. Sit sometimes, stand, dance, lean in toward the crowd, and change your height to change the audience perspective of the mood or setting.

9. Hit the Stage Warm - even if it seems obvious, you should not skip out onto any stage without a 40-60 minute warm up first. If this gets your voice tired, then you are singing the wrong way. Call The Vocal Workout - for our online Stamina Program. www.vocalworkoutsingingschool.com

10. Have Fun - it's contagious!


Home » Insider Scoop » ILana Martin Shares valuable Vocal Tips for Emerging Artists
Permalink:http://www.musicdish.com/mag/?id=13581
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top


MusicDish Advertising Network

Insider Scoop

» Stones Fans Rejoice - 2015 Tour Dates Announced

» ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews Testifies For Senate Judiciary Subcommittee

» Ebook And Music Downloads Stagnate While Mobile Games And Videos See Strong Growth

» Red Bull Music Academy Accepting Applications for Paris Academy

» Music Therapy May Provide Hope To Alzheimer and Parkinson Sufferers

Insider Scoop Directory



» [2015-04-30] Tommy Hilfiger New Store Opening In Beijing, China; As Part Of His Global 30th Anniversary Tour, Iconic American Designer Tommy Hilfiger Will Visit Beijing For A Special Program

» [2015-04-24] Stones Fans Rejoice - 2015 Tour Dates Announced; This Tour Will Follow The Band's 2014 One Fire Tour, Which Went Through Europe, Asia, New Zealand, And Australia

» [2015-04-07] INTRO Electronic Music Festival: Interview With DJ Weng Weng; INTRO Music Festival, China's Biggest Electronic Music Festival, Will Be Held This May 1st In Beijing's Chaoyang Park

» [2015-04-06] VUE Audiotechnik Establishes VUE China; VUE Audiotechnik China Will Offer The Entire Complement Of VUE Products As Well As Provide Technical Support For All Integrated Systems

» [2015-04-03] March 28, 2015: A Black Day For Yaogun (Chinese Rock); A Bad Practical Joke Played On China's Rockers? 330 Festival, MIDI Festival And Strawberry Festival Get Cancelled

» [2015-03-31] Inside All That Matters: John Cappo, CEO, AEG China; John Cappo Will Discuss The Structures Of Modern Brand And Artist Partnerships In Live Entertainment

» [2015-03-31] Inside All That Matters: Shen LiHui, Founder, Modernsky Entertainment; Shen LiHui Will Be Sharing Insights About The Independent Music Scene In China

» [2015-03-31] Rock In Rio Teams With Fanstang To Stream Festival In Mainland China And Integrate Chinese Music Into Future Shows; First Rock In Rio Festival Stream Starts With US Festival Weekends May 8-9 And 15-16 [China Standard Time May 9-10 And 16-17]

» [2015-03-31] Inside All That Matters: Marc Vincent, President, Sennheiser Greater China; Marc Vincent Will Discuss Sound Architecture For Festivals And Venues, And Creating Branded Content From Live And Recorded Music

» [2015-03-31] Inside All That Matters: John Cappo, CEO, AEG China; Inside All That Matters: John Cappo, CEO, AEG China

» [2015-03-31] Inside All That Matters: Shen LiHui, Founder, Modernsky Entertainment; Inside All That Matters: Shen LiHui, Founder, Modernsky Entertainment

» [2015-03-31] Inside All That Matters: Marc Vincent, President, Sennheiser Greater China; Inside All That Matters: Marc Vincent, President, Sennheiser Greater China
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

Soundizers Announces The Release Of StereoMonoizer For Windows And New Pricing

Ground Wire Music Opens For Business

Southern Rock Act To Release New Single

Let's Rock This Game! Music Marathon Rocks China

Aminita Satori Releases "Where Language Fails" As Intellectual Stoners Rejoice

"Musicians At Play" Foundation Debuts With First Concert - "The Vintage Masters Of Swing" Headlines The Broad Stage In Santa Monica On June 13th

Chinese Rockers Second Hand Rose To Perform Paleo Festival, One Of Europe's Largest Music Events

ArtistMax To Present Three-Day Artist Development Sessions At LA’s Legendary Village Studios



Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships