"Sing with more resonance!" Ok, but which KIND of resonance? Often Voice Teachers are listening for Nasal Resonance in your voice. A nasally resonant voice has sharper edge, warmth, and agility - all wonderful things regardless of style. I know, I know - you don't want to sound "nasal". However, Nasal Resonance is a completely different sound than "nasality". With your mouth closed, try gently humming a melody. Did it sound nasal to you? Probably not. Yet it was chock full of Nasal Resonance! If yours did sound "nasal", you were probably squeezing the muscles of your larynx too tightly. Try it again, this time a little softer and smoother, and MMM… Listen to that Nasal Resonance!