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Articles On Voice Care and Techniques
Concepts which occur while singing that require the ability to hold diametrically opposed ideas.
The Holistic Singer
How the singing voice expresses our innate selves.
The Structure of Singing
Richard Miller’s contribution to voice science.
The Mature Voice
Barbara Doscher’s Functional Unity of the Singing Voice;
encouraging research on maintaining the singing voice in the mature singer.
Smoothing out the breaks
Lucy Beck and the BANATS Chapter Newsletter.
Solutions for 2nd passagio registration changes.
The Teen Voice
Approaching the issues of the teen voice and its care.
Voice Teacher/ Voice Coach
What are the distinctions between a voice teacher and a voice coach?
How the rare combination of the two skills manifest.
A conversation with Alden Gilchrist and his thoughts on singing.
the balance of light and dark
James McKinney’s Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults.
Technical corrections for the overly bright or dark voice.
The Mozart Effect
The psychology of sound and effect on thought processes.
Singing The Rapids
Vocal technique for approaching singing runs.
Vive le différence!
Understanding the differences between men’s and women’s voices.
A step by step approach to learning to overcome performance anxiety.
A physical concept and exercise to add to one’s daily practice.
How to do basic preparation for an audition.
To Sing Or Not To Sing
*Required reading for all students.
How to approach practicing and learning music for performance.
Question and Answer
A close up view of vibrato and its various qualities, from jutter to wobble.
Understanding how we experience our bodies in the activity of singing correctly.
America Abuses Talent
The physical and psychological considerations in pressuring the young
singer to compete.
Acting for Singers
How to prepare the interpretive aspects of singing.
Systems of Air Flow
The various terms and types of support for singing.
More on Acting for Singers
How to prepare pieces within the context of a larger work,
such as a musical or opera.
Women's Vocal Registers
Looking at the chest voice.
Apples and Oranges continued
Technical differences in production between men’s and women’s voices.
Audition Preparation Guide
Janet William’s comprehensive 30 day preparation guide.
The Goldilocks Principle and
Considerations for working with the pre-adolescent or child’s voice.
Oren Brown; Think, Let, Trust
A wonderful approach to healthy singing and approaching a gestalt.
Learning Theories and Practicing
Recognizing how our attitude and environment affects how well we learn.
The Singing Voice
A special new field in the area of vocal health.
The Elixir of Love;
an Italian Opera in English
Occluded Air Flow Exercises
Balancing Act; The Naked Voice
Singing in our own language
The Art Song Form
The Art Song, continued
The Joy of Teaching
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