2018-04-27

A historic lesson

My voice teacher, Donna Reid, and I felt as though we had made history at my voice lesson today. Together, we arrived at a higher level […]
2018-04-25

You suck at hearing yourself

F.M. Alexander wrote about a phenomenon he called debauched kinesthesia, a tendency to misinterpret how our own alignment feels to us. I can get so used […]
2018-04-19

Master Class update

At last night’s class, we welcomed a new member, Jim. He shared his beautiful, free voice and his open, friendly vibe with us and gamely threw […]
2018-04-14

What to do instead of “placing” your voice

As I explained in my previous post, I don’t like the term “placement” because it implies that we are to carefully put our voice in some […]
2018-04-13

Vocal terminology that could use an update: Placement

Certain terms that are traditionally used in teaching voice have unfortunate connotations that can trigger undesirable vocal habits. I’d love to propose a new way of […]
2018-04-06

Help—I’ve forgotten my lesson!

One of my overseas students, John, whom I’ve been teaching online, recently requested that I allow him to record his lessons. He was concerned—this is a […]
2018-03-14

1st Anniversary of My Weekly Master Class!

My next class is a celebration! We’ve been meeting weekly now for a year—since my first class on March 1, 2017. And what a wonderful year […]
2016-07-07

How to listen to voices while teaching

In this post, I will answer a question posed to me by my student Paulo J., who is a voice teacher as well as a singer. […]
2016-03-03

How to take in the sound of your own voice

This post is almost identical to my last one. I changed a few words to show how the skill of listening can be applied to your […]
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