Sunday, May 21, 2006

How to Take Care of Your Voice

Greetings from Sunny Singapore,

I've been busy lately with my website - Fancy a free video about how to take care of your voice? Check out the homepage to view the latest video instruction.

For free video archives, go to

For this month's latest newsletter issue #5, you can read a question and answer interview with Vocal Coach to the Hollywood Stars, Arthur Joseph send me a quick email at and I'll forward you a copy.

An 86 year old woman named Essie Hill recorded her first CD. Check out her inspiring story here.

Keep Singing!

Sunday, January 15, 2006

Check Out These Karaoke Singing Warm Up Videos

Hello Friends,

I'm pleased to announce that my first 2 sing karaoke music warm up videos are available online.

  1. Learn how simple self massage & tongue stretches can help you sing or speak better
  2. Have fun with a quick voice & body warm up that will enhance your performance by releasing physical tension in key areas and warm up your singing voice at the same time

You can do the exercises first thing in the morning or right before you sing.

View the complimentary videos by clicking here.

Have an awesome day!


Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Bringing your Performance to Life

Hi everyone and a very Happy New Year to all of you!!!

My name is Deborah Torres Patel. I was a professional performer for 34 years and have been teaching Voice, Presentation & Full Self Expression in one form or another for about 20 years.

The reason I've started this blog is because I love singers and their great passion to express themselves through song.

No matter what your level of ability is, you can learn to quickly sing what I call "the songs of your soul". The songs that are meaningful to you. The songs that tell your story and that allow you to shine in your own radiant light.

Over the years, I have seen that there are 5 key pieces that fit together to make a confident performance so I thought I'd share them with you.

  1. Bringing Your Body to Life - Being physically warmed up before singing
  2. Bringing Your Voice to Life - Doing a few vocal exercises to get you ready to sing the type of music you like and to work out your range to prepare for what you will be singing
  3. Bringing Your Lyrics/Language/Words to Life - Connecting with the meaning of a song one word or even one sound at a time
  4. Bringing Your Presentation to Life - The songs that you choose, what you wear, how you move etc
  5. Bringing Your Audience to Life - How to touch and connect with the people you are singing to with the courage to authentically share your message with others.

My encouragement to you is to look at those 5 areas and begin to enjoy the profound journey to Expressing You!

This is my very first blog. Thanks so much for visiting.

If you'd like more free singing and performance tips or have any questions or comments about what I wrote, I'd love to hear from you. In the long term, I hope to be able to create some extraordinary online learning materials for karaoke singers so I'd love to know how I can be of service.

If you are looking to enjoy a freer and more profound singing experience drawing from your well of personal life experience or just sing better karaoke music, please post a comment or a question.

Deborah Torres Patel