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.

Facing My Own Fear: Song Writing

One of the scariest things for me is writing my own songs. This is where all my gremlins and negative inner voices pop up real fast.

You may know that my whole singing journey has been a journey through fear towards love. Have I shared that with you before? Probably here and […]

By |2021-01-21T12:55:23-05:00January 21st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|6 Comments

Singing with a Drone Note

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One of best things a beginning singer (or even someone who thinks they’re a “non-singer”) can do for themselves, is to sing with a long steady note, which I call a “drone” note.

This is a fantastic way to learn […]

By |2020-12-01T13:25:26-05:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Just Make Some Noise!

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Beginner singers, and those who think of themselves as “non-singers” are often so discouraged, that they can’t even relax enough to get started. If you want to learn how to sing, the first step is to simply get comfortable with your voice. […]

By |2020-12-01T13:23:21-05:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sing the Alphabet!

Sing the letters of the alphabet using your own spontaneous melody, or the tune of any song you know, except for the regular old Alphabet Song you grew up with. (Oh ok — if you want to start with the Alphabet song you can, […]

By |2020-10-26T20:09:33-04:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Do You Know What You Really Sound Like?

Here’s a trick to help you know what you really sound like…

Not being able to tell how you sound can be a big problem for beginning singers. You don’t want to sing loud because you’re not sure you’re singing the right notes, but without singing […]

By |2019-08-21T16:25:51-04:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sing These Shapes to Improve Your Skills

This Easy Exercise Can Really Help You Sing Better

Even though it’s really simple, you’ll be integrating your visual, kinetic (movement), sensory, and auditory learning styles as you vocalize sounds that relate to the shapes on the page.

Sing the shapes in the picture in whatever way feels and sounds natural to you. […]

By |2019-06-18T11:50:52-04:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments


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