Tag Archives: singing

The Vocal Mechanism and MRI

Long time no see. That’s because I’ve been growing my student base as well as working on a novel (you can learn more about that on my other blog).I am going to attempt to be more regular and share more … Continue reading

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Holiday Solfege Bingo!

In this 5×5 bingo game students are given a short phrase from a popular Christmas or Hannukah tune (both sacred and secular included) and the starting “do”, along with the key signature. Use this fun bingo game to test your … Continue reading

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Article: Teacher NOSE Best – dealing with nasality in singing.

An excellent article¬† from the “Vocal Process” blog, written by Jeremy Fisher, on how to remove that gross nasal sound from your choir or soloist. http://vocalprocess.co.uk/nasality-in-singing/ Enjoy!

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10 Rules for Expressive Singing

These are 10 rules that were demonstrated and explained at a music educator’s conference I attended recently. Most of these are things that choral people should know, but perhaps have forgotten and need to be reminded of. If you follow … Continue reading

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Sing Your Way to Health!

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and that all the teachers out there are enjoying their time away from children. I can tell you that it’s VERY quiet at my house while I am home, … Continue reading

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Video: “Little Drummer Boy” by the Pentatonix

This is a great video that has been going around the internet since its release a few weeks ago. I absolutely love vocal percussion and doing sound effects with the voice (Eric Whitacre has some nice choral pieces like that) … 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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