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Saturday, October 29, 2011

7 Tips To Become A Good Gospel Singer


The history of gospel music goes back as far as I can remember. The lyrics and music reach out and touch the part of a soul, that no other medium in this industry finds. Gospel Music can reach deep within and pull you out of despair and yank you right out of depression! It will give you something to shout about! So come, take a journey with me and let's explore the depths of what it means to become a Gospel Singer. Before too long, you will be right there along with the other gospel legends! So...lift up then hands and say thank ye!!!

Instructions

1.Start by joining a gospel church choir. If your church doesn't have one, find a church or organization in your community that does. If you are in high school or college, join a gospel choir and/or ensemble. This is the best way to practice and hone your skills.

2.Take gospel singing lessons if you are able, or practice singing along with gospel songs. The more you practice, the better you will become!

3.Seek out opportunities to book singing gigs. Start with churches, state fairs, and other venues. Tour with other gospel recording artists. Many new artists start out as an opening act for a well known established singing artist or group. Network with other artists and those in the recording business. Many may know of opportunities that you are not aware of.

4.If you think that your talent is good enough and you are ready to branch out on your own, sign up for contests and national shows like American Idol. There are many opportunities out there for new upcoming artists. One gig on American Idol can get your calendar booked for months and/or maybe years!

5.Start your own tour. Get assistance from a booking agent and ask them to help you. They will be aware of many opportunities for new artists trying to make it in the business. They can market you and get your name out there, while you concentrate on developing your talent.

6.Record a demo. Have others pass it around for you. If you can, get a local DJ or radion station to play your music. Have flyers printed up to mail and pass out to potential audiences. Print some business cards, so you will be ready to give your contact information; if an opportunity suddenly arises.

7.The key to becoming a successful gospel is singer is persistence and patience. Network, network, network...will get you the open doors to starting your career as a gospel recording artist. Practice, practice, practice, will develop those skills that will keep and open more doors for you.


4 comments:

  1. Congrats sister and shem! This is great! Count on me whenever there is anything I can help out. Just give a shout

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  2. that cool, i ahve actually learn something God bless you

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  3. i have start writing ma gospel music in future i want to be a gospel singer,dancer and actor

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  4. Since it is gospel, it might help to pray to God first. Sometimes it helps, sometimes it doesn't. It depends on what He wants you to do. Listen to a few other songs. Sometimes they can inspire you. They may also give you a few ideas. But don't copy a line from a song, that's not truthful.


    Gayle@Dickie

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