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3: Singing When You’re Sick – Singer Solutions

Singing Solutions with Mark Baxter

Mark was congested, raspy and generally feeling awful, so what did he do? He recorded this podcast!


So he can show you what to do when your voice is failing and you’ve got a gig.

Singing When You’re Sick

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In This Episode

Can Mark still perform tonight even though he sounds like hell this morning? How will he know if his voice can deliver the goods? Or, will it fade out completely?

Mark demonstrates carefully-designed vocal exercises to help you determine if you will have enough voice for your gig tonight. The exercises also help you warm up gently over the course of the day without tiring out your poor, sick voice.

Mark walks you though his own decision-making process as he decides whether or not to do the gig.

If you have ever found yourself stressed and anxious about your voice because you are sick – this episode is for you.

Find more Singer Solutions episodes HERE

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.
You can see more of Mark’s work here.

  • Michael Vaughn

    Another great podcast! Really informative on the subject of singing sick.
    We all know it’s not a question of if we’re going to sing sick, but rather…WHEN we’re going to sing sick.
    It’s going to happen to all of us at one time or another, and these helpful hints will definitely come in handy.
    Thanks Mark! Keep up the great work.