Nancy Salwen

About Nancy Salwen

Nancy Salwen is a singing teacher and the founder of The Fear of Singing Breakthrough Program, and the author of the book by the same name. She teaches singing to "non-singers," beginning singers, and anyone who wants to be more confident and expressive with their voice. She leads workshops in New England, New York City and California and teaches private lessons over Skype. In addition she is a Music for People certified workshop leader and leads music-based team building workshops for businesses and organizations, and an early childhood music educator and Music Together teacher and center director.

11 Ways to Become a Musical Family

I wrote this article a while back for an early childhood magazine. Every single tip here applies to adults as well — so read on and be inspired. Do these activities for/with yourself and know that you are awakening and encouraging your own musical inner child.

By |2019-02-13T14:11:03-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Singing Tip: Make Something Up

learn to sing - great singing tipA great singing tip for beginner singers is to play with your voice — just make something up! Anything! The scary word for this is improvising. But, I promise, this is really easy.

This isn’t about “being creative,” or inventing things that you’d sing […]

By |2019-02-13T14:11:03-05:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Cool is Little Rock?

A few notes from a short, late night visit…

Rolled into Little Rock, Arkansas at about 10:30pm, aiming for the White Water Tavern. Stepped out of the car and nearlly fell over from the humidity. After complaining for the last two weeks about the dry air and what it’s […]

By |2019-02-13T14:11:07-05:00July 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

American Music Road Trip

We dropped the kids off at the Albuquerque airport yesterday, and officially began the music tour portion of our trip, as we head back to the east coast! I’ll tell you our plans, ask for your tips (because plans are made to be changed on a trip like this), but first I want to share a […]

By |2019-02-13T14:11:07-05:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments

Taking This Show on the Road!

This photo is from the last time my husband Forrest and I were in the southwest. We loaded up my Toyota Tercel and did craft shows all along the way. Man, we had that car packed ingeniously!

Now we’re heading out west again. My son, Jacob, left first […]

By |2019-02-13T14:11:07-05:00May 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Singing Brings Us Together

How Singing Creates Community

A few weekends ago I led a full-day singing retreat. A participant commented about how much better we each sounded as individuals, when we were singing together. She noticed that the sheer act of putting our voices together elevated the quality of the sounds coming out of […]

By |2019-02-13T14:11:07-05:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments


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