Mark Baxter, once vocal coach to Aerosmith and Journey and author of the renowned Rock-n-Roll Singer’s Survival Manual shares how singers can be free of singing anxiety.
Are you the kind of singer that freezes up when the pressure is on?
This goofy, but challenging exercise will stop the worry and release your voice.
It may take a little time to master, but once you’ve got it, Mark Baxter’s simple technique gives immediate results.
Check out 2:35 for an explanation of how your brain sabotages your muscles when you are nervous.
Don’t miss 4:24 is where Mark explains this brilliant trick to free your voice from the paralyzing effects of nerves and stress.
At 6:45, enjoy 3.5 minutes of Mark unashamedly demonstrating this voice-freeing technique in just about every genre!
Mark Baxter is the kind of vocal coach who will do almost anything to help singers reach their full potential. He’s even willing to look like, well, a bit of a goof. But don’t mistakenly think this exercise is beneath you, just because it seems goofy. Freeing your voice from anxiety is a serious matter.
May your inhibitions be obliterated and your voice be free.
Mark Baxter has worked as a coach with Aerosmith, Journey, Goo Goo Dolls — and many others. He is the author of The Rock-n-Roll Singer’s Survival, creator of The Singer’s Toolbox instructional DVD, Sing Like an Idol instructional CD. Mark operates vocal studios in New York, Boston, Los Angeles and online via Skype. Visit his website: VoiceLesson
You can see more of Mark’s work here.