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    Should You Sing in Character During Auditions?

    According to Backstage Expert and voice teacher Andrew Byrne, there's really only one time you should be singing in character during an audition.

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    A Literal Tongue Twister Warmup for Singers

    Backstage Expert and voice teacher Andrew Byrne has an exercise to help singers relax the hyoid bone in their mouths and help them work out those "Defying Gravity" muscles!

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    5 Things Every Singer Should Own

    Direct from Backstage Expert and voice teacher Andrew Byrne comes this list of must-haves for singers. Here are the devices and gadgets that are going to make the difference between leaving an audition happily and leaving it feeling disappointed.

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    4 Tips on Becoming a Broadway Belter

    You know that voice—the one that shakes the rafters and makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up. From Ethel Merman to Patti LuPone to Idina Menzel, audiences have loved the big Broadway belt—and you would probably love to do it yourself. So we asked ...

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    Rules for Singers to Create a Great Book

    Whether you're a belter, a soprano, or both, Backstage Expert and voice teacher Andrew Byrne explains the rules of crafting a one-stop book for every auditioning singer.

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    Tips to Increase Your Singing Range

    When it comes to a big vocal range, you may never be able to compete with Mariah in her prime, but you can increase the number of notes you can reach with a few simple exercises. Backstage Expert and voice teacher Andrew Byrne explains how and what in a new ...

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    3 Things Every Singer Should Do Before Auditions

    Before singers reach for those money notes in auditions, it’s vital to warm up. But that doesn’t just mean running up and down the scales! There’s a lot more that will get your voice pitch perfect, according to Backstage Expert and voice teacher Andrew Byrne!

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    5 Key Essentials for Maintaining a Healthy Voice

    There are a lot of myths out there about vocal health, but here a five simple tips to keeping your cords in their best shape!

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    4 Superfoods to Eat Before an Audition

    The worst thing you could do before an audition is eat something that will make you lethargic or that will make your voice sound unclear! But what should you use your fuel?

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    1 Tip to Free Up Your Singing Voice

    If you get nervous or self-conscious when you sing, this exercise is for you!