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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
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 Part 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 Part 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 turning a studio performance into an engaging live performance. Watch her let loose on ‘Fighter’ and learn her tricks for pumping up an audience.
19. Overcoming Mistakes
If you sang the wrong lyrics of the National Anthem at the Super Bowl, how would you recover? Christina reflects on the most difficult mistakes of her career and how to overcome them.
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.
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.
Take the next step. Learn from Christina how to own the difficult moments and continue following your dreams.
Christina Aguilera teaches you how to expand your range, find your voice, and master the techniques that have earned her five Grammy Awards. In her first-ever online singing class, you’ll learn warm-up exercises, breath control, vibrato, her signature growls, and hear Christina break down her biggest hits. You’ve never had vocal lessons like this before.