Mastering basic vocal techniques and establishing
a repertoire
Mastering Advanced Singing Techniques and Artistry

1. Repertoire Selection: Begin by choosing the Top 5 songs that showcase the strength and versatility of your voice. This personalized selection process is crucial in demonstrating the unique qualities of your vocal ability.
2. Range and Key Identification: Discover your vocal range and optimal key. This step is vital for adapting new songs into your repertoire, ensuring each performance feels natural and comfortable.
3. Audio Analysis: Learn from the best by analyzing audio clips of your favorite artists. We'll study their standout performances to identify and emulate the most impactful techniques.
4. Professional Accompaniment: Navigate the world of online music tracks. Learn how to select high-quality accompaniments, modify the key, and adjust playback speed to enhance your practice sessions and live performances.

Results After Module 1:

  • Technical Mastery: You will have selected your initial repertoire, identified your optimal key, and begun practicing effectively.
  • Artistic Development: Understand how to apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills to carve out your unique style and repertoire.
  • Launching Your Vocal Journey: Learn strategic steps to navigate the expansive world of music. Start building your identity as a vocalist or a karaoke sensation, and lay the groundwork for creating original music material.

By the end of this module, you will have a clear set of Top 5 songs tailored for your voice, complete with detailed guidance for further development.


  1. Understanding Vocal Anatomy: Dive into how your vocal muscles work. Learn about "Open Throat" technique for a clearer, soaring sound in high notes.
  2. Breathing Support Analysis: Study the anatomy of your respiratory system to debunk common myths about breathing in singing.
  3. Air Control During Singing: Master the skill of controlling air release to maintain a steady and strong sound flow.
  4. Identifying Key Muscle Groups: Pinpoint the muscles that provide support for hitting those challenging high notes.
  5. Energy Conservation Techniques: Learn about "Free," "Active," and "Inner Support" to save energy and strength whether you're on stage or practicing in class.

Results After Module 2:

  • You'll grasp the essentials of proper sound production and breath support.
  • Through targeted exercises, you'll learn to breathe correctly for a longer, more controlled voice, and manage your vibrato.
  • Achieve cleaner intonation and avoid tension from overstraining during lengthy singing sessions.

By the end of this module, you'll have a solid foundation in the techniques needed to sustain and enhance your vocal performance.


  1. Mastering Necessary Twang: Learn this technique to increase vocal clarity and power across all volumes, and eliminate hoarseness.
  2. Understanding Distinct Twang: Explore how narrowing the epiglottis funnels enhances the 'ringing' quality of your voice and boosts volume across your range.
  3. Jaw Positioning for Singing: Discover the ideal jaw position for singing that helps you confidently hit high notes and produce a freer sound.
  4. Tongue Placement for Vowels: Learn to position your tongue correctly for different vowels to ensure clear pronunciation, an essential skill for singing in various languages.

Results After Module 3:

  • Master the techniques of "Necessary and Distinct Twang" for a more focused and resonant voice across all volumes.
  • Improve your jaw and mouth positioning to eliminate strain when reaching high notes, expanding your vocal range.
  • Gain control over your tongue's positioning to enhance pronunciation, crucial for performing songs in different languages.

By the end of this module, you'll have advanced skills in producing a clear and powerful sound, and you'll be more comfortable with vocal techniques that enhance your performance.


  1. Vocal Mode - "Overdrive": Dive into the anatomy and physiology of Overdrive to produce a powerful, loud, and tight sound across your vocal range. We'll explore the concept of "Metal" in the voice, enhancing its force.
  2. Vocal Mode - "Edge": Understand the structure and operation of Edge. This session includes practicing a combination of metal and distinct twang to achieve a dense, loud sound in both high "Belt" voice and lower ranges.
  3. Vocal Mode - "Curbing": Learn about Curbing, focusing on the technique of "Containment" to create a covered, mix-like character in your sound.
  4. Vocal Mode - "Neutral": Explore Neutral mode, reviewing how to adjust breathiness to produce a soft and gentle sound throughout your range.
  5. Center of Mode and Density: Master the "Center of Mode" for seamless transitions between different vocal modes, smoothing out transitional notes. We'll also break down "Density" to control dynamics and volume, learning about "Highway" and "Byway" for fuller or more restrained sounds

Results After Module 4:

  • Master the CVT Vocal Modes to easily adjust the style and character of your voice, ensuring smooth transitions and versatile sound production.
  • With the "21 Steps" exercise series, progress from individual sounds to complete songs swiftly.
  • Develop a nuanced understanding of vocal "Density" to tailor dynamics and discover unique moments in your singing with the "Golden Exercises."

By the end of this module, you will not only understand various vocal techniques but also be able to apply them effectively in your singing, leading to a more polished and professional performance.


  1. Anatomy of the Vocal Tract: Explore the structure of the vocal tract to understand how to alter the color and volume of your voice. We'll focus on six key areas that can influence sound.
  2. Voice Color Dynamics: Discover the lightest and darkest tones of your voice. Practice transitioning between these tones to master quick and effortless changes in vocal tone.
  3. Technique Exploration: Learn specialized techniques such as "Yawning Singing," "Vocal Dome," and "Hot Potato Singing," and understand how they anatomically alter your vocal tract to produce unique sounds.
  4. Classical Coloring Techniques: Study the traditional methods of sound "coloring" in classical opera singing. Practice these techniques by singing well-known opera pieces, focusing on how to "darken" the sound.

Results After Module 5:

  • Gain comprehensive control over each element of your vocal tract, allowing you to modify sound colors and tones, and adjust the timbre and volume of your voice.
  • Acquire fundamental skills in classical singing, enhancing your ability to perform opera and classical pieces, even if you are new to this style.

By the end of this module, you will have a deep understanding of how to manipulate your vocal tract to produce a variety of vocal tones and colors, enhancing both your technical skills and artistic expression in singing.

BONUS Module 6: "Mastering Speech Techniques"

  1. CVT Speech Techniques:
    • Study the CVT principles that apply specifically to speaking.
    • Learn how to apply CVT techniques such as support, necessary twang, and resonance to enhance speech clarity and projection.
  2. Speech Across Vocal Modes:
    • Explore how different vocal modes (Overdrive, Edge, Curbing, Neutral) can be used in speech to vary tone and impact.
    • Practice using these modes to deliver speeches that are engaging and dynamically varied.
  3. Emotional Colors and Voice Dynamics:
    • Techniques for injecting emotional subtleties into your speech through vocal inflections, pitch variations, and dynamic intensity.
    • Learn how to modulate your voice to convey different emotions effectively, making your speech more compelling.
  4. Audio Examples:
    • Analyze audio examples of effective speech in various contexts.
    • Practice mimicking and adapting these styles to develop a flexible and impactful speaking style.

Results After Module 6:

  • Versatile Voice Control: Gain the ability to control your voice across different speaking scenarios, from public speeches to casual conversations.
  • Enhanced Emotional Expression: Learn to use your voice to convey a wide range of emotions, enhancing the expressiveness and persuasive power of your speech.
  • Dynamic Speech Delivery: Master the use of vocal dynamics to keep your audience engaged, ensuring your speaking is never monotonous.
  • Practical Application: Through practicing with audio examples, develop a practical understanding of how to adapt your new skills to real-world situations.

By the end of this module, participants will have a comprehensive toolkit for controlling their voice in any speaking context, equipped with techniques from CVT and beyond to enhance both the technical and emotional aspects of speech.

Over 3-4 months, participants can build a strong foundation, ensuring they have enough time to practice, receive feedback, and refine their skills, setting a robust groundwork for future vocal development and performance. This duration allows for a paced learning experience, which is essential for effective vocal training.

  1. Distortion:
    • Dive into the technique as utilized by rock artists like James Hetfield (Metallica) and Bryan Adams. Practice applying distortion across different vocal phrases to achieve a powerful rock sound.
  2. Rattle:
    • Learn the Rattle effect, employed by icons like James Brown. Practice this effect to add a gritty texture to your rock performances.
  3. Growl:
    • Explore the Growl effect, often used by artists such as Christina Aguilera and Louis Armstrong. Integrate growling into your vocal style to enhance emotional intensity.
  4. Grunt:
    • Study and practice the Grit/Grunt effect, typical of performers like Tom Waits. Use this technique to add roughness and raw emotion to your singing.
  5. Scream and Vocal Fry: Master the Scream technique and explore the use of Vocal Fry, popular in rock and metal genres. These techniques help extend your vocal range and intensity for dynamic performances

Result of Module 7:

  • Participants will master various aggressive vocal techniques specific to rock and extreme music styles.
  • Learn to safely apply these powerful effects without damaging the voice, enhancing live performances and recordings.
  • Develop a distinct vocal style that incorporates elements of rock and metal, capable of delivering performances with high energy and impact

By the End of Module "Rock and Extreme Vocal Effects" participants will gain expertise in robust vocal techniques such as Distortion, Growl and more, ensuring powerful yet safe execution in their rock and metal performances.


  1. Vocal Break and Yodel:
    • Master the Vocal Break and Yodel techniques to add unique vocal flips suitable for pop and folk music. Learn how these effects can dramatically enhance musical phrasing.
  2. Vocal Cry:
    • Practice the Vocal Cry technique, used effectively by singers like Sia, to convey deep emotion and vulnerability in your performances.
  3. Creaking and Split:
    • Get acquainted with the Creak (vocal fry) and Split effects, utilized by artists such as Pink and Lewis Capaldi. These techniques add subtle texture and are great for emotional delivery in pop and soul music.
  4. Whistle Register:
    • Explore the Whistle register, extending your vocal range to its upper limits. This technique is popular in soul and some pop styles for hitting exceptionally high notes.
  5. Runs, Riffs, and Ornamentation:
    • Develop skills in Runs and Riffs, essential for modern R&B and jazz. These melismatic techniques enhance the fluency and expressiveness of your vocal line

Outcomes of Module 8:

  • Participants will learn to use lighter and more nuanced vocal effects suitable for pop, folk, soul, and jazz.
  • Gain versatility in applying these techniques to different musical contexts, enhancing the expressiveness and emotional depth of performances.
  • Develop a refined control over vocal ornamentation, improving musicality and vocal agility.

By the End of Module, participants will become proficient in softer vocal effects like Vocal Break, Yodel, and Whistle for pop, folk, soul, and jazz, enhancing their expressiveness, emotional delivery, and musicality through Runs and Riffs, leaving them capable of intricate vocal manipulations that enrich their performances and foster technical and artistic growth.

Module 9: "Mastering Performance Techniques"

  1. Interpretation Skills:
    • Learn the art of interpretation using modern classical techniques from masters like Stanislavski and David Brunetti to vividly express emotions and tell a story through your performance.
  2. Improvisation and Phrasing:
    • Develop the ability to improvise and phrase your singing effectively, with exercises that enhance your musical intuition, even without deep knowledge of music theory.
  3. Rhythm Mastery:
    • Engage in exercises designed to help you feel and express rhythm naturally, allowing for relaxation and precise execution of complex rhythmic patterns.
  4. Polyphonic Singing Fundamentals:
  5. Learn techniques for vocal chord formation and polyphonic singing to maintain your part in complex harmonies and enhance your ability to sing confidently within a group using a vocal loop station

    Results of Module 9:

    • By mastering these performance techniques, participants will learn to express themselves authentically, improvise with ease, and handle complex rhythms and polyphonic singing, paving the way to becoming proficient vocal performers.

    By the End of Module participants will have acquired a comprehensive set of skills that enable them to deliver emotionally resonant and technically sound performances, fully prepared to engage and captivate audiences in any musical setting.

    Module 10: "Stage Presence and Microphone Techniques"

    1. Stage Performance Skills:
      • Discuss and practice the essentials of effective stage performance, focusing on engaging with the audience and managing stage presence.
    2. Microphone Mastery:
      • Learn the technical skills needed to work properly with a microphone, including positioning, handling, and using its features to enhance vocal delivery.
    3. Overcoming Stage Fright:
    4. Develop strategies to feel comfortable and confident on stage, overcoming anxiety and fear of public speaking to deliver compelling performances.

    Outcomes of Module 10:

    • After completing this module, participants will be adept at managing all aspects of stage performance, from microphone techniques to conquering stage fright, ensuring they can perform confidently and professionally in any setting.

    By the End of Module participants will have honed their stage presence, become proficient with microphone handling, and developed effective techniques to manage performance anxiety, all crucial for delivering impactful and assured live performances.

    Bonus Module: "Collaborating with a Band and Jam Session Etiquette"

    1. Understanding Band Dynamics:
      • Explore the roles and responsibilities of each band member, learning how to contribute effectively while respecting the collective sound and vision.
    2. Communication and Collaboration:
      • Gain skills in musical communication, learning to interpret and send cues during performances and rehearsals, which are essential for tight synchronization and dynamic expression.
    3. Jam Session Etiquette:
      • Master the unspoken rules of jam sessions, including taking turns soloing, supporting other musicians, and integrating seamlessly into various musical settings without overpowering others.
    4. Rehearsal Techniques and Preparation:
      • Learn effective rehearsal strategies to maximize productivity and musical cohesion, ensuring each band member is prepared and contributions are balanced.
    5. Musical Preparation and Chart Management:
    6. Understand the importance of bringing the correct charts and knowing the form of the song to ensure smooth transitions and professional conduct during performances and rehearsals.

      Results of the Bonus Module:

      Participants will become adept at navigating the complexities of playing in a band and participating in jam sessions. They will learn to communicate musically with peers, understand group dynamics, and practice etiquette that respects all participants, ultimately enhancing their effectiveness and enjoyment as ensemble musicians.

      By the End of the Bonus Module vocalists will be fully equipped with the interpersonal and musical skills necessary to thrive in collaborative music environments, proficient in not only the social aspects of band dynamics but also the practical necessities such as chart management and song form familiarity, ensuring comprehensive preparedness for any musical collaboration.

      This addition helps ensure that participants are not only socially and musically integrated into band settings but are also professionally prepared to handle the logistical aspects of music performance.

      Participants will have acquired a diverse range of vocal techniques, from aggressive rock styles to nuanced pop, folk, soul, and jazz effects. They will also develop performance skills, stage presence, microphone techniques, and collaboration abilities necessary for professional music settings. This comprehensive training typically spans around 3-6 months, allowing ample time for participants to master these advanced singing techniques and artistry while honing their performance and collaboration skills.

      Duration and Structure

      Total Duration:
      Approximately: 6-8 months, split into two parts, each ranging from 3 to 4 months.

      Lessons: One Theory (prerecorded) and one practical individual lesson (in person or online) on week


      BONUS 1: Pre-recorded Exercise Program

      • Includes Breathing 21 Steps exercised for each mod (more than 60 warm ups), Golden Exercises, and Pop Warm-ups for comprehensive training.
      • Additional 25 original warm-up exercises targeting different vocal aspects such as range, agility, and vocal mode control.

      BONUS 2: 30-Minute Coordination Exercise

      • Focuses on coordinating vocal support and sound production for improved performance.
      • Support exercises to strengthen the diaphragm and enhance breath control.

      BONUS 3: Recital Performance Opportunity

      • Perform karaoke or a solo piece with live accompaniment in a concert setting to showcase newfound skills.
      • Guidance on stage presence and performance techniques.

      BONUS 4: Recording Opportunity

      • Record a cover or original song on professional equipment post-course or assist in music production for personal recordings.
      • Studio time for practicing recording techniques and getting comfortable in a studio environment.

      BONUS 5: Vocal Studio Access for Rehearsals

      • Access to the studio for additional rehearsals 1-2 times per week to refine skills.
      • Guidance on using studio equipment and optimizing sound quality during rehearsals.

      Participants will also receive support exercises to strengthen their vocal muscles, improve control, and prevent vocal fatigue throughout the course. These bonuses are designed to provide a holistic and immersive learning experience, preparing participants for various aspects of vocal performance and recording.