Krystal Diaz

What Are Vocal Runs? [And Should You Do Them?]


What Are Vocal Runs and Should You Do Them? (6 Tips to Get You Started with Vocal Runs)

You know when singers like Beyonce, Mariah Carey or Celine Dion do that thing with the voice where they sing a lot of notes very quickly

Often it’s a sound like an “oooh–” or a “hey—-“, rather than a specific word.

It’s called a “Vocal Run”, “Vocal Riff” or “Ad-Lib”.

When done well it can be very impressive and a great way to add some styling to a performance.

But do you HAVE to be able to sing vocal runs in order to be a good singer?

And how do you go about practicing vocal runs if you’ve never done them before?

If vocal runs is something you’re curious about, then be sure to check out this week’s singing tip!

In this video, I’m sharing 6 key points about vocal runs to help you get started.

You’ll learn…

  • What is a vocal run?
  • What is the point of a vocal run?
  • Why practicing vocal runs can improve your vocal technique, even if you don’t intend to do them during a performance.
  • A few points that will help you get started on practicing vocal runs.

As always, I’d love to know your biggest takeaway from this video.

Be sure to hit reply and send me your thoughts after you‘ve watched it!

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