“resonance”

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 […]
2010-05-10

Different Singing Styles

This post is a response to the following query that came emailed to me from Toni in Washington State: “Michael,  I don’t want to sing opera […]
2010-02-16

How to “kick” a bad vocal habit

I’ve blogged before about the importance for singers of maintaining a uniform vowel when moving from note to note.  By not altering the shape of your […]
2010-01-29

Don’t jostle your larynx!

Ever try writing (the old-fashioned way, with a pen or pencil) on a moving train?  If so, you know how extraneous movement interferes with fine motor […]
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