Tag Archives: vocal

Kids’ Broadway Songbook

I love this book! I discovered it at the studio in a stack of books they had for sale, and I love it! This is a wonderful resource for any vocal teacher who is looking for songs with an appropriate … Continue reading

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SOVT, Vocal Development, and…Straws??

Hello everyone! I recently had a student with an emergency situation: she woke up with no voice! This is a little girl (11) who might as well have been born on the stage — she sings all the time! And … 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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Music Curriculum Standards and Pacing Guide

Hi all! I’m currently sitting in a chorus/band summer training institute for teachers and we are discussing music standards, and how to work with them. Some useful websites for planning lessons and exploring standards are: 1. http://www.CPALMS.org, the site for … Continue reading

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Tips for vocalists and singers.

Yes, I make the distinction between vocalists and singers. A vocalist is generally one who has studied voice and has learned basics of healthy singing as well as learning a variety of repertoire. A singer is a person who likes … Continue reading

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Dona Nobis Pacem Me, singing one of my favorite canons. I really love this one. New adventures in music coming soon!

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Resource: Vocal Warm-Ups and Sight-Reading Exercises

I found a fantastic book that every voice teacher should have in their collection, it is called The Private Voice Studio Handbook, written by Joan Frey Boytim. The author is well-known for her many solo compilation books and it is … Continue reading

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