Welcome to Synergistic Singing

Anyone can learn to sing! Synergistic Singing, the voice studio of Chris Abdo, uses an open-source approach to voice lessons by bringing together tangible, user-friendly tools for singers in any genre or skill level to progress all the way from learning to "carry a tune" to the finishing touches that help you stand out as a professional singer.

From The Blog

Are you really enjoying all the sounds you hear in music?

Thumbtack Interview: A Case Story

Thumbtack recently interviewed me here: http://www.thumbtack.com/spotlight/voice-teacher/ and I was asked to give an example of a student that I really enjoyed teaching. Here was my answer: "I taught an engineer who had given up on singing for a … [Read More...]

It's not just genetics that create the black-sheep singers of the world.

What Makes Your Voice Unique Part 2: Your Vocal Habits

As I explained in my last article, genetics does play a (surprisingly small) role in your voice by determining, among other things, the size of your vocal tract (the space in your mouth and throat which "shapes" your vocal sound so-to-speak). If we … [Read More...]


What Makes a Voice Unique? Part 1

First Factor: Genetics (A Surprisingly Small Part) A lot of people really believe that genetics play a much bigger role in vocal ability and talent than it actually does. So we'll start there. The first place genetics has an influence is on the … [Read More...]