Vowel Modification Cheat Sheet
When the pitch gets higher, it’s important to be able to modify vowels so the pitch is much easier to sing.
This cheat sheet will give you a quick at-a-glance idea of some options for helping you with specific vowel modifications.
In this guide you will get:
★ A guide for Easy Vowels, like “I”
★ A guide for Less Tricky Vowels, like “Eh”
★ A guide for Tricky Vowels, like “Ooh”
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