Meet Natasha, Alice and Lauren. Three girls with 3 voices. The girls have had only a few singing lessons at MooreMelodies, but already you can hear a difference.
I am keen to work on harmonies and vocal blending with the trio.
In music, harmony is the use of simultaneous pitches (notes and tones) The study of harmony involves chord, their construction and the principles of connection that govern them.
In less technical terms what is singing in harmony?
Have you heard a guitarist or a pianist play a chord? Chords are made up from the notes of a scale, like a C major scale. Think the sound of music with Julie Andrews-Do Re Me ....
A major chord is made up of the 1st, 3rd, and 5th note from a scale. Let's say the lead singer of a band is singing the 3rd note in a C major scale, which is an E. A third above that would be a G and a third below would be a C. You can also sing a fifth above or below, or even an octave.
Sometimes it takes a lot of patience and determination to get the right kind of harmonies. When working together, you have to listen to each other and listen for strengths and weakness. You need to work together. So far so good for Natasha, Alice and Lauren.
If you are looking at being successful then you MUST practice!
I look forward to the next lesson girls!!
Rebecca is a professional vocal coach and singer in her own right with many years of performing and coaching experience. She is passionate with all things singing related!