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Christina Aguilera

Teaches Singing

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23 LESSONS

Christina teaches you her unique vocal techniques in over 3.5 hours of voice lessons and exercises.

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For the first time ever, get online voice lessons from the six-time Grammy award winner. Only available from MasterClass.

Lesson Plan

01

Introduction

Meet Christina—your new vocal coach. Begin your training as Christina asks you to throw away your rule book and shares what she has planned for your class.

02

Christina's Inspiration

Christina learned the secrets of powerful performances from music legends like Billie Holiday and Nina Simone. Learn how to gather inspiration, tap into your emotions and embrace your flaws to better connect with your audience.

03

Warming Up

Your vocal cords are like any other muscle—you must stretch and warm them up before a performance. Let Christina walk you through the vocal warmups and exercises she uses to get ready for the show.

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04

Protecting Your Voice

Your voice is an instrument. Learn to protect it as Christina talks about the top three things to avoid, adjusting to different environments, and cures to heal a strained voice.

05

Range

Expand your vocal range with Christina. Learn her secrets for nailing those high notes and building your range. Use the Range Finder tool at the end of the lesson to put into practice what you've learned.

06

Student Sessions: Pop Style

Through Christina's student critique, you will learn how changing your vocal placement and posture can add new dimension to your performance.

07

Student Sessions: Simplify

Watch as Christina coaches a student on projection, and reveals a vocal technique that allows you to emotionally connect with your listeners.

08

Student Sessions: Rock Style

Learn the techniques Christina uses to achieve her gritty style on songs like Fighter. Through her critique of a pop vocalist, Christina demonstrates how grit and attitude can transform a performance from pop to rock.

09

Diction

Throw away your idea of sounding perfectly polished and learn how to use diction and enunciation to tell a story.

10

Mastering Vocal Techniques

Harmony. Belting. Vibrato. Slides. Master these vocal techniques as Christina breaks them down for you step-by-step.

11

Playing With Textures and Tones

Christina demonstrates how to use different textures and tones, from gritty growl to haunting sadness, to emotionally charge a performance.

12

Duets 1: Rehearsal Prep

Master creating an unforgettable duet as Christina teaches you what to look for in a duet partner, how to perfect your timing, and how to navigate the rehearsal process.

13

Duets 2: Perfecting the Performance

Learn to perfect duets. In this lesson Christina breaks down the pitch, timing and emotion you'll need to captivate an audience with your partner.

14

The Beat

Learn how to develop your inner-rhythm and experiment with beat to reinvent a performance. Watch Christina play with beat and tempo to breathe new life into Say Something and Aint No Other Man.

15

Live Microphones

Christina shows you how to own the live mic. Learn the microphone techniques to create an incredible performance in any sized venue, anywhere.

16

Studio Microphones

Mic check. Christina breaks down the difference between live performance and studio time, as well as the microphone techniques she's perfected over her career. Then, get a rare glimpse into the recording booth as you watch Christina perform her iconic song 'Beautiful'.

17

Performance Anxiety

Every singer gets performance anxiety, including Christina. Learn how to deal with your nerves and center yourself before a show.

18

Singing It Live

Christina teaches you her approach to studio recording versus live performance, including engaging with a live audience and being able to let go.

19

Overcoming Mistakes

Christina teaches you her approach to turning a studio performance into an engaging live performance. Watch her let loose on 'Fighter' and learn her tricks for pumping up an audience.

20

Advice for Artists

Christina shares her wisdom around finding yourself as an artist, ignoring the haters, and adjusting to the life of a successful artist.

21

Self-Expression

Learn how to use your art to express your voice and challenge the opinions of those around you, while staying within your comfort zone. Christina challenged the norms of sexuality and shame with her music. What will you talk about with yours?

22

Christina's Journey

Christina reflects on her career journey and shares with you the most important lessons she's learned along the way.

23

Closing

Take the next step. Learn from Christina how to own the difficult moments and continue following your dreams.