When we sing for any audience, breath is life – literally of course, but also the life of the sound depends on HOW we breathe. Leading breath of the song: breathe in the pitch, breathe in the vowel. Take Full
I’d have to say that THE most common breathing problem I encounter in one-on-one vocal lessons (and quartet coaching) is inadequate or faulty inhalation. People seem forget how to breathe in (something fairly vital and unconscious) once they start singing.