Throughout history, there have been many, many things Italians have contributed to culture and society that we just wouldn’t want to live without. Think espresso, the jacuzzi, the Mona Lisa and jeans. (Yes, denim can be traced back to Genoa in the 17th century as being worn by sailors. Who knew?)
But given what I do for a living and my creative passion, my favorite of all Italian exports is . . . . . . drumroll please: Appoggio
What is Appoggio you ask???
Appoggio is an Italian concept of breath support for singing that has been used by centuries of opera singers to achieve a consistency and stability of breath and tone.
You don’t have to be an opera singer to reap the benefits of incorporating the idea of Appoggio into your singing. And don’t worry, singing with Appoggio isn’t gong to make you sound like an opera singer if that’s not your bag. What it will do however, is bring you more freedom and power through stabling your breath support in each phrase. And THAT is what you want no matter what genre you sing.
Are you curious to learn more about what Appoggio is and how to utilize it in your own singing? Watch today’s blog video to find out!
There’s no limit to what you can achieve when you remain curious.
Be curious about Appoggio today and cultivate this new idea into your breath support technique.