Singing for the first time at the age of 53

Can you learn to sing in your 50s?

It’s never too late to start singing! In fact, the human voice continues to mature throughout life, so students of any age can benefit from singing lessons. Plus, singing can be an effective way to keep your mind and body sharp. At School of Rock, our trained vocal instructors teach students all aspects of singing.

What should beginner singers learn first?

So the most basic step to learning how to sing for beginners, is understanding the basics of how your body produces vocal sounds, and singing. This diagram marks some of the most important parts in the body for singing. Vocal sound is created when air comes up from the lungs through the trachea.

Why is it harder to sing as you get older?

The vocal folds need to be able to completely close and vibrate evenly for efficient voicing. In some people, changes from aging cause the vocal fold muscles to weaken or lose muscle mass (atrophy). This can keep the vocal folds from closing all the way, making it harder to speak.