Monthly Archives: June 2013

Encompass Music I don’t typically do much more on my blog than, well, blog. But I recently decided I should probably start “following” some blogs that might interest me, and check out some of my own followers. One of the … Continue reading

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Focus: Clarinet

In searching for various information and study sheets for my clarinet students I came across some useful websites, and decided to write a clarinet focus blog for you. Enjoy! General Informational Websites Clarinet Major Scales Sheet Clarinet Fingering Chart The … Continue reading

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Video: An Alto’s Lament

Though I love singing alto, I feel her pain. Sometimes I wonder if I was incorrectly classified as a soprano in college, though I haven’t used my high voice as much lately so it may just be rusty. Hope you … Continue reading

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Article: Protecting Children’s Voices.

Also from the same website as my previous post, written by Maestro David L. Jones. http://www.voiceteacher.com/children_article/children.html Some excerpted information from this article:   Abusive Practices in the Child’s Voice: 1. Heavy belting: taking chest voice higher than is healthy. 2. … Continue reading

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Article: Damaging Vocal Technique

In doing some research for voice lessons, I found this useful article on The Voice Teacher website, written by David Jones: http://www.voiceteacher.com/damaging.html The article includes such topics as flat tongued singing, jaw forward, breathy singing, belting, etc. Please check it … Continue reading

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Vocal Focus: Sight-Reading and Vocalise Books

While my teaching adventures in the private lesson world focus mainly on clarinet and piano, I have begun including voice lessons due to high demand for them withing the studio. (I also have a saxophone student!) In an effort to … Continue reading

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Ordered on Amazon.

Thought it was a book, but apparently not. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002UBW9W4/ref=oh_details_o02_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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