What is stage fright?
It is nervousness at appearing before an audience.
Stage fright is experienced especially by upcoming singers and ministers. Its actually not restricted to upcoming singers alone, but theirs seem to be very obvious. The unusual or made singers have a way of overcoming their stage fright based on the experience they have gathered from years of ministration.
POSSIBLE CAUSES OF STAGE FRIGHT
(1 self consciousness of one’s lack of ability and knowledge on the assignment
2) ministering in a new environment
3) facing a larger audience
4) not being sure of what songs to use
5) ministering before prominent and influential figures
6) lack of adequate training on musical field
7) lack of personal rehearsal /team
KEYS TO OVERCOMING STAGE FRIGHT
KEY 1. QUALITY PREPARATION
Dedicate quality time to choose, arrange and rehears your songs personally, and then involve your team. If you fail to prepare yourself and your team, being conscious of that fact can lead to stage fright.
KEY 2. KNOW THAT YOU ARE IN CHARGE OF THE STAGE
When you are invited to the stage, be conscious of this fact; “I’m in charge”.
For the fact that all eyes are set on you, you must be strong and be in control. If you lose control over the audience, you will be frightened by the audience and that might result to average delivery.
KEY 3. BE IN LOVE WITH YOUR ABILITY
Before someone gets you invited to a show, they must have watched your performance somewhere and love your style. So they are expecting to have the real you on the stage. therefore sing like yourself. Appreciate other powerful voices in the house, but sing with your own unique voice. The people want to hear your own original voice. No other voice texture is exactly like yours.
Visit our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/thinetheglory/