Always take time to meet and greet your fans after public events, until EVERYONE has gotten their pic or autograph -says Daniel Borch.
Daniel Zangger Borch is one of Sweden’s most in-demand vocal coaches appearing regularly on several national reality TV competitions. Beyond his work as a vocal coach, he is a busy performer and says his most memorable moments include performing for 4 million people in the live televised Eurovision finals, and performing U2 song, “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” at an open concert in Pristina, Kosovo.
We’ve given Daniel a sentence or less to give us his Top Tips!
Best Tip You’ve Heard on Performing
Even when your voice is gone, you have a lot to give to the audience just by being there.
Vocal Health Tip
Get to know how YOUR voice works and reacts.
Promoting Your Music Tip
Get your posters everywhere in town, and play live.
Relating To Fans Tip
Always take time to meet and greet your fans after public events, until EVERYONE has gotten their pic or autograph.
Relating to Fans on Facebook/Twitter Tip
Focus on giving them your music rather than your snack meal. You want to be personal but not private.
Always adjust the size to the expected number of spectators, you want it to feel crowded.
Vocal Warm Up Tip
Vocalising 6 minutes into The Original Zangger VoicePipe.
Getting Into Performance Mode Tip
Workout lightly after a long, nice, relaxing breakfast.
Rescuing Yourself After a Mistake Tip
Everybody has their own life to live and will mainly focus on themselves, not on you.
Response to A Negative Comment Tip
Is it true? If it is, can you do anything about it? If it´s not, it´s not your energy.
Relax and Chill Out Tip
Be active with something that relaxes your mind. Different people like a movie, a nap, running, massage, Thai boxing, juggle and so on.
Keeping Spirits Up Tip
Try not to dwell, think and analyze too much.
Family and Friends Tip
Your relationship to family and friends needs to be nurtured as a delicate plant.
Working With New Instrumentalists Tip
Be consistent – don´t rush.
Staying Interested in Daily Practice Tip?
Be consistent – put it in the calendar.
Best Tip You’ve Received on Singing
It´s not THAT important, it´s just singing.
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Daniel Zangger Borch is one of Sweden’s most recognised vocal coaches. He has been a regular on adjudicating panels for popular TV shows such as ‘Idol’, ‘True Talent’ and ‘X-Factor’. He is also a professional singer, recording artist (with seven albums) and songwriter. Daniel holds a PhD in Music performance and is Head of the Voice Centre, Stockholm and Zangger Vocal Art. His new book, book “The Ultimate Vocal Voyage” has been released internationally.