Voice

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Welcome to our Music Diary page for voice! 

Make a note of these recommended activities in your Music Diary to help with your practice.  We'll be adding new activities regularly to keep you inspired. 

Regular practice can be fun and will help improve your playing or singing.

Remember - you're in charge of your practice routine so you can work at your own pace.  Keep working on new pieces or skills until you feel confident with them before moving on to the next challenge.  

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Use the Instrumental Update Worksheets (Worksheet 1 PDF     Worksheet 2 PDF) to help you get the most from these activities in your practice.

 

Activities



Warm ups and vocal exercises


  • Posture and Breathing  

Mrs Bennett shows you how to prepare so you're ready to practice:


  • Warm Up

A good way to look after your voice is by always warming up properly before you sing.  Here are two videos to guide you through it.

Warm up 1:

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Warm up 2:


  •  Articulation Warm Up

Exercises to help you produce clear, crisp words when you sing:


  • Sirening

Top tips from Mrs Bennett:

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Beginner


  • Musica Kirklees Voice Beginner Booklet     Booklet PDF

A booklet for singers at the beginning of their singing journey to be used in conjuction with lessons


A checklist to aid singers in their preparation for LCM exams

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Grades 1 - 3


Use the tips and sheet music to practise and test your sight singing


A checklist to aid singers in their preparation for LCM exams


  • 'Wouldn't It Be Loverly'

Mrs Barber presents a tutorial on a song from the musical 'Mr Fair Lady':

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Grades 4 - 5


Use the tips and sheet music to practise and test your sight singing.


A checklist to aid singers in their preparation for LCM exams


  •  'The Lark in the Clear Air'

A tutorial with Mrs Barber on a traditional Irish folk song:

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Grades 6 and above


  • LCM Musical Theatre Exam Checklists     Grade 6 PDF

A checklist to aid singers in their preparation for LCM exams

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Additional Activities and Resources

Looking for more fun ideas, hints and tips or challenging activities?  Try some of these below:


Record your practice by colouring in this chart.  How will you celebrate when you've filled it all in?   


Our favourite singers make music come alive through their performances.  Use this worksheet to explore how to use your performance skills to make the most of a song.  These activities will help you to express emotion, character and confidence in your singing.


  • 'In Harmony'

A fun video with three Mrs Barbers!  You may like to make your own version or sing along with each part:

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