As any specialist will tell you it is absolutely crucial to keep your "tools" in the best possible working condition. For those of us in the entertainment industry it is no different. As singers and recording artists, our tools are our vocal and the body that supports it, which means it is not only important, but vital to make sure we take care of our bodies and keep our instrument "tuned." How do we do this? We eat a proper diet, exercise and practice techniques on a consistent basis to maintain good quality and develop our skills. Much of this can be done ourselves, but for certain areas it is advisable to "look to the experts" to help us. Who are these experts we might look to? For a singer it is the vocal coach. There are several things to keep in mind when searching for the right coach for you. First of all, location is important. You need to find a coach who lives close enough to work with you in person. Fperformeran artist we must keep our instruments in working condition.