March 2013

Background Vocals Step Forward

See video lessons and demonstrations of many of the techniques discussed in the March issue’s Techniques column.

In place of our usual mp3s of the music examples, we’ve searched out some good lessons on background singing, as well as some examples of excellent background vocal parts.

Great examples

Lessons

Some of the vocal lessons are from commercial schools offering online courses. While we liked the lessons we’ve included here, we don’t officially endorse any of the these schools; you are however, free to look further into them on your own.

How to Sing Harmony

Excerpt from Three Part Harmony lesson on Amazing Grace (a song used as a music example in the story).

Another Harmony How-To