The A2Z Smart Music Group is always looking for new and improved methods to teach singing and help others FIND THEIR VOICE. In 2014 we began working in avatar based virtual worlds, opening a free music academy in SecondLife.com and in 2016 in Kitely.com. Why do we do this?  3D examples for vocal concepts can make a huge difference in your understanding. Unfortunately, setting up your computer for access to these virtual worlds can be a challenge.  Due to these challenges we recognized that we needed to continue looking for virtual options. Check out our first BETA EXPERIMENT in virtual training — all you have toRead More →

FREE SINGING LESSONS & TIPS © Copyright 2015 Yvonne DeBandi I’ve had many singers ask me lately about sinus issues and sore throats. This article is not by any means supposed to replace a doctor’s visit or their instructions, but thought I would share a technique I have used for years to help reduce inflammation and take care of my personal issues with sinus congestion and throat irritations >> Humming. My favorite and seemingly most effective exercise is humming a pitch in the middle of my comfortable range (feel vibrations in your mouth), or just slightly higher (feel vibrations more in your nose – theseRead More →

© Yvonne DeBandi, BME If you have talked, studied or read about singing anywhere, no doubt you have heard at least once that singing well comes down to breathing. Why? Because your airflow is what breathes life or energy into your tone. Your breathing abilities as a singer creates the airflow that is somewhat responsible for the creation of your vocal tone, the quality of your vocal tone, the length of your vocal tone and the power of your vocal tone. I say “somewhat responsible” because there are many other factors in the vocal tone game, but one thing is true. If your breathing isRead More →