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Learn something new about your voice or get inspired by browsing this collection of instructional voice videos. A broad range of topics are covered, including practice tips, voice health, vocology, music, and uplifting messages to help you make informed decisions and love your voice. New videos are posted regularly, so check back often!

 

[ Interviews on Voice Matters ]

This series invites leading experts and luminaries in the fields of vocology and voice function to share their knowledge and experience.

 

Episode #1 with

Ingo Titze

Episode #2 with

Mary Sandage

Episode #3 with

David Harris and

Laurel Mehaffey

Episode #4 with

Ian Howell

Episode #5 with

Brad Story

Episode #6 with

Lynn Helding

Episode #7 with

Tom Cleveland

Episode #8 with

Leda Scearce

Episode #9 with Kittie Verdolini Abbott

Episode #10 with

Ken Bozeman

Episode #11 with

Anne Karpf

Episode #12 with

Johan Sundberg

Episode #13 with

Amelia Rollings

Episode #14 with

Kristie Knickerbocker

Episode #15 with

Chadley Ballantyne

Episode #16 with

Michelle Markwart Deveaux

Episode #17 with

John Nix

Episode #18 with

Chris Johnson

[ Quick Tips for Voice ]

Quick but potent tips about your voice. Watch, listen, and learn without breaking a sweat.

 

Lip trills (SOVT exercise)

What is SOVT?

Quick straw warm-up

Where are the vocal cords?

How to hear your voice using ear panels

Tylenol or Advil? What should singers take?

How much water?

Green apple secret weapon

Airflow required

Vocal fry defined

[ Blog Videos ]

The following videos are featured in my blog.

 

Love Revolution

Voices Heard (Freedom's Anthem)

The biggest disease affecting humanity: “I’m Not Enough"

Why piano?

Your body language shapes who you are

Straws will save your life

Visual explanation of polyphonic overtone singing

Vocal straw exercise

Overview of polyphonic overtone singing

Mechanics of the diaphragm

The McGurk Effect

Diaphragmatic (belly) breathing

Byron Katie - The Work - The Essence in her own words

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Articles

Check out these articles that I've written for other publications.

When "Natural" Doesn't Mean Much

 

Singing is supposed to feel natural and easy, right? But what if we have gotten so far from sensations of relaxation and "natural" that we don't know how to get back there? This article explores the paradox of wanting to sing in a "natural" way, when sometimes we have no idea how.

 

Publication: Voice Science Works in The Unfiltered Source - Volume 1, Episode 1, "Natural"

 

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Structured Pedagogy For Jazz and Commercial Voice

 

An article on using jazz literature as an example of muscle specificity training through musical interval practice.

 

Publication: The Voice Foundation Newsletter - Volume 22, Issue 1

 

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Voice Handouts

Download free handouts to learn more about your voice.

Voice Foundation Presentation: Jazz Interval Training and Vocal Function [PDF, 1.63 MB]

 

Functional Voice Training Through Jazz Literature and Style [PDF, 1.85 MB]

 

Passive and Active Forces of Breathing [PDF, 1.41 MB]

 

Watch more voice videos by visiting my YouTube® channel.

Voice Foundation Presentation: Jazz Interval Training and Vocal Function [PDF, 1.63 MB]

 

Functional Voice Training Through Jazz Literature and Style [PDF, 1.85 MB]

 

Passive and Active Forces of Breathing [PDF, 1.41 MB]

 

[ Interviews on Voice Matters ]

This series invites leading experts and luminaries in the fields of vocology and voice function to share their knowledge and experience.