Singers are smart. We know how to take in information from a multitude of sources, make adjustments, and instantly apply it to our work; from the practice room to lessons, auditions, rehearsals, and to performances, we are highly observant, coachable, and eager to serve. But sometimes this outward focus may become our dominant tool and we forget to nurture the inner feel of the voice.
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Who is important to you? What do you hold valuable? What would you put in your safe deposit box? Last weekend, I traveled to Oregon to handle some details involving my mom’s estate. Mom passed away last month, and as the executor, one of my duties is closing bank accounts and […]
The average head weighs about 10-11 pounds… as our magnificent neck holds this weight and houses our precious vocal folds… there may be some habits that have crept in over time that may not serve you in your singing.
The tongue is necessary for singing – making vowels, consonants… sharing those lyrics we love so much. But, sometimes the tongue may be tense or tight, especially at the tongue root, causing additional pressure or tension on the larynx, which houses the vocal folds. This could cause a chain reaction and show up in our vocal production
Do you experience vocal fatigue? Strain or tension? How about vocal hoarseness after singing? Try this simple exercise to help you find vocal freedom.