October 9th, 2014 | by VoiceCouncil

Lance Boughner

Vocal Coach comments from Jono McNeil

Lance, you have a really lovely tone and some impressive range but it seems like the foundation of your lower registers is not completely robust. I would suggest you try to bring some weight in these lower notes with some heavier staccato “hums” on just 5 note scales. This will give you access to thicker vocal cords and hopefully stabilize your tone and intonation.

Why I chose Lance Boughner as a Finalist

Lance you clearly have some distinct musical intuition and your voice seems to be translating your ideas with ease. You have some really exciting potential as a singer, and as you are emerging into your career, I’d really encourage you to take your time engaging with your lower register. The low notes of your range need to be secure and well connected if they’re going to support your control and brilliance of tone in your upper range. Spend time adding thickness to your sound in those notes, adding weight with staccato hums on simple ascending and descending 5 note major scales. This is really a simple solution and if you apply it, I think you’ll gain even greater access to vocal precision, freedom and expression. All the best with your future prospects.

Lance Boughner's bio

I am a singer songwriter from Gaylord mi. My style is a pop/country. I have been singing since I was 6 and been playing guitar for 5 years, I recently auditioned for the voice and made it past the first round but did not make it past the second round.

This singer was a finalist in our competition which ended on January 15th 2015.

The overall winner received:

  • 1000.00 in Prizes (USD or equivalent)
  • Feedback from Celebrity Vocal Coaches
  • Media promotion for You and Your Music

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  • Tony J

    Wonderful story telling in song!

  • Hi Lance, Jono’s right – you have some cool musical ideas and have no issues translating them to your voice. The song was a little samey all the way through – I’d have liked some more variation in dynamics and range. Good job though!