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Join the Resistance (at least singing-wise)

No, this is not a political statement. Unless you want it to be. That’s up to you. But with all that’s going on right now, I was thinking about the term “resistance” and how it can be interpreted: Negatively, as Seth Godin says in The Practice, referring to Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art. He specifies theContinue reading “Join the Resistance (at least singing-wise)”

Your voice is a [fill in the blank]

I like analogies. I don’t teach solely by analogy, though, because they’re so personal and sometimes they don’t mean anything to people. I use them to illustrate concepts that I’ve explained technically. And I use them judiciously. For example, when we sing, we are singing on the exhalation. It’s important for that exhalation to beContinue reading “Your voice is a [fill in the blank]”

My Favorite "Sings"

I wrote this nearly 17 years ago (!!!) when I was in the infancy of my teaching career, and it still pretty much describes my approach to vocal technique. I may have published this before but I can’t find it, and it showed up in my FB memories this morning, so here goes: My FavoriteContinue reading “My Favorite "Sings"”