Fun n' Funny Vocal Warm-Ups for Singers

1. Dogs Are Better than People

This warm up is based on the first five notes of the major (Ionian) scale (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).

Solfege: Do - Fa - Re - Sol - Mi - Do

Words: Dogs are better than people.

2. Ghosts Always Roam Inside My House

This warm up is based on the first five notes of the natural minor (Aeolian) scale (1, 2, b3, 4, 5, b6, b7).

Solfege: Do - Re - Me - Re - Sol - Fa - Me - Re - Do

Words: Ghosts always roam inside of my house.

3. I am Freezing in the Cold

This warm up is based on the first five notes of the Lydian scale (1, 2, 3, #4, 5, 6, 7).

Solfege: Do - Mi - Sol - Fi - Mi - Re - Do

Words: I am freezing in the cold. 

4. Pumpkin Spice Lattes

This warm up is based on the first five notes of the Major (Ionian) scale (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).

Solfege: Do - Sol - Re - Sol - Mi - Fa - Sol - Fa - Mi - Re - Do

Words: Pumpkin spice lattes are good (or bad!) for the soul.

5. McDonald's

This warm up is based on the first five notes of the natural minor (Aeolian) scale (1, 2, b3, 4, 5, b6, b7).

Solfege: Do - Re - Me - Mi - Sol - Mi - Do

Words: I eat McDonalds all year.

6. Let's Go to the Beach

This vocal warm up is based on the major (Ionian) scale (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7). 

Solfege: Do - Mi - Re - Fa - Mi - Sol - Fa - Mi - Re - Do

Words: Let's go to the beach and play with a ball.

7. Fingernails

This vocal warm up is based on the major (Ionian) scale (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7). 

Solfege: Do - Re - Sol - Do - Mi - Sol - Fa - Re - Do

Words: Fingernails are growing all the time.