Quick and Super Easy: 10-Minute Vocal Warm-Up Routine for Singers

Quick and Super Easy: 10-Minute Vocal Warm-Up Routine for Singers

Quick and Super Easy: 10-Minute Vocal Warm-Up Routine for Singers

This is a quick and super easy 10-minute vocal warm-up routine that you can do whether you're about to hit the stage or just practicing in your room, these steps will get your voice in prime condition! Remember, proper warm up can help decrease your chances of vocal injury. Ready? Here we go!

  1. Breathing Exercises (2 minutes):

    • Stand or sit comfortably with your shoulders relaxed.
    • Inhale slowly through your nose for a count of four, allowing your belly to expand.
    • Exhale even more slowly through your mouth for a count of six, ensuring a complete release of air.
    • Repeat this process for two minutes.
  2. Humming Scales (2 minutes):

    • Start with a low hum, like the sound of a bee.
    • Gradually move up the scale, maintaining a consistent hum on each note.
    • Spend two minutes humming through various scales, ensuring a smooth transition between pitches.
  3. Lip Trills (2 minutes):

    • Close your lips and release a controlled stream of air, creating a buzzing sound.
    • Begin with a comfortable pitch and move up and down your vocal range.
    • Continue this lip trill exercise for two minutes. Here's a sample by Sing Geek.
  4. Tongue Twisters (2 minutes):

    • Choose a few tongue twisters (e.g., "She sells seashells") and articulate each word clearly. 
    • Repeat the tongue twisters at a moderate pace for two minutes, focusing on precision.
    • Here's on that you can try as a vocal warm-up 

      Soft singing sounds surround Singapore as skilled vocal students savour sonorous scales, smoothly gliding through gentle lines during lessons. Learning the art of graceful leaps, they launch lively la-la-las, leaping lightly and lovingly in their vocal exploration.

  5. Sirens and Slides (2 minute):

    • Start at the bottom of your vocal range with a gentle "oo" sound.
    • Gradually slide up to the top of your range and back down.
    • Spend one minute performing these sirens and slides, focusing on smooth transitions

In just 10 minutes, you've completed a simple and fun vocal warm up exercise. Incorporate this routine into your pre-singing ritual. If you're not sure if you're doing them right, our vocal instructors will be more than happy to help you out! Arrange trial here