Confident Singing Made Simple
The Confident Singing Made Easy show is for singers of all ages, including kids, and levels who want to discover how to sing their best sound and perform with confidence every single time.  Join teacher, vocalist, author, and award-winning voice studio owner, Deanna Maio as she breaks down the craft of singing, musicianship, and performance. Connect with Deanna at
How To Perform With Confidence with No Rehearsal
July 29, 2021 • 12 MIN
Preparing for, and having, a successful singing performance when you get no rehearsal and don't know the room or the sound person, is not easy. Fortunately there are some steps you can take that will help you to sing with confidence and shine like a star. Today, we're going to hear from one of my Confident Vocalist Circle classes where I shared my tips for preparing for and handling a recent mystery performance, singing at my sister’s wedding reception. I’m sharing this on the podcast because I had several people message me after the class and they shared with me how much of a game-changer it’s been in their ability to be confident in a mystery where you are walking into a situation with no rehearsal and little insight into the situation.
13 Lessons From FRIENDS That Can Make You A Better Singer
June 24, 2021 • 12 MIN
Believe it or not, the show Friends can make you a better singer. Every episode of the show is packed with wholesomeness, laughter, but also wisdom. Tune in today as I unpack 13 life lessons from Friends that can make you a more confident singers and performer. You will learn that: Joey's ‘How you doin’ catchphrase can be deeper than you think. Monica’s obsessive cleaning can actually be a good thing. Some things are just a Moo point! And more!
Breakin' Down the Riffs with Natalie Weiss
June 11, 2021 • 33 MIN
Natalie Weiss is one of the most exciting vocal coaches out there. Her YouTube videos have been viewed over 30 million times. Natalie's most popular videos are where she breaks down complex vocal riffs. I have been a fan for years. Ever since I watched her teach a riff with 40 notes in it, (yes FOUR ZERO) from Tori Kelly's cover of PYT. Today’s she sharing tips, stories and more about her journey as a singer, vocal coach and as the host of her viral sensation Youtube series, Breakin’ Down the Riffs.
How to Look Confident Even When You're Nervous
June 10, 2021 • 10 MIN
Confidence gives you an advantage in any situation, singing or otherwise. You’re more likely to ace an interview, charm your date, or convince your child to eat their vegetables when you’re sure of yourself. In fact, just looking like you’re confident is often enough to make you more successful. Plus, our behavior tends to shape our thinking, so acting assertive will help to make your doubts and fears melt away. Even if the thought of confronting your boss or speaking in public makes you nervous, you can appear calm and collected. In this episode you’ll learn my favorite tips to appear confident even when you’re under pressure.
5 Hidden Benefits of Online Voice Lessons
May 27, 2021 • 7 MIN
You want to sing better? Voice lessons are the way. There's no need for you to be a pro, voice lessons work for anyone who wants to sing better. The best thing about online vocal coaching is that it allows you access to an expert coach without being restricted by geography. They can can give feedback in real time and tell what next step needs your attention. Plus there’s more benefits than just singing better In this episode you’ll learn all about the benefits of online voice lessons besides singing better.
What I Really Think About "Breathing From The Diaphragm"
May 27, 2021 • 7 MIN
Singing your best sound is easier than you think! Deanna busts myths about breathing from the diaphragm, shares insights and simplifies how to breathe for singing for beginners. In this episode, you’ll learn more about how to sing with confidence starting with breath control, so the next time you're at karaoke night or a gig, you'll be ready!
6 Mistakes You're Making that Can Ruin Your Voice
May 27, 2021 • 6 MIN
You have a voice that is one of the most important tools in your arsenal. It's how you communicate with people, it's how you express yourself and it may even be what makes or breaks your singing career! You need to take care of this amazing tool by avoiding these six mistakes that can ruin your strong vocals for good. In today’s episode we'll talk about some things not to do so don't stop listening until I'm finished- trust me when I say there are tips here worth their weight in gold!
Confident Singing Made Simple Trailer
May 3, 2021 • 1 MIN
Hey! This Deanna Maio, voice teacher, performance coach, performer and award-winning voice studio owner. And I’m excited to be launching my new show,Confident Singing Made Simple very soon. This show is going to be your ultimate guide for simplifying and demystifying the craft, musicianship and performance skills to being a versatile confident singer. Every week, I'll be sharing episodes designed to help you sing with more control, consistency, and choices, and perform with more confidence so you impress your audience and have a blast while doing it. I'll be sharing more details and information over on my Facebook group, Confident Singing Made Simple, but until then subscribe here so you don't miss anything when we go live. I’m also going to bring on some brilliant minds from my personal network to help you get the most from this podcast and give you insider knowledge that’s hard to find on the internet.  I'd be extremely thankful if you shared a link to the show on social media and tag me in the post @confidentvoicestudio So keep an eye out for episode one coming soon right here. Until then this is Deanna Maio signing off from Confident Singing Made Simple. Let's Connect: