04-29-2013 12:28 AM - edited 04-29-2013 12:30 AM
I've had vocal lessons for a couple of years and am currently following Kent Tamplin's vocal program so I've got a decent vocal technique.
I'm currently the lead singer of a post-hardcore/hardrock band, which involves a moderate amount of screaming as well.
I seem to have an issue with vocal stamina.
While I'm capable of hitting the high notes, I seem to be completely out of breath towards the end of a set and have the tendency to just belt out those high notes in an effort to just finish off the songs.
My lack of vocal stamina really hinders my vocal potential in a live performance.
Are there any specific exercises I should be working on to improve on that?
I live a fairly active lifestyle and do regularly go for evening jogs.
05-09-2013 07:43 AM
05-12-2013 05:21 PM
I'm not sure if there's a surefire way to scream healthily. I think its bound to affect your stamina at some point. Your best bet is probably to make sure you're fully warmed up before a gig or recording session. I don't think there's a specific vocal exercise to increase your stamina, unless there's a specific vocal issue/concept that's throwing your voice out of balance. I think you either have to adjust your vocal routine and make sure you have all your bases covered or figure out if you're missing something in your routine then take steps to correct it.
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