The Voice is a place where I share my thoughts and concepts about the vocal arts and provide hints and ideas.  If you would like to read about something specific, please drop me a note I'm always keen to know what people are interested in.

Finding Your Singing Voice

There are a vast and varied number of individuals helping you find your own unique singing sound. Regardless of who…
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A Technique for All Genres of Music !

There is huge amount of discussion around different genres of music requiring different techniques. One needs you to "belt" another…
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Singing is not about singing

Its incredible how many times I have been told by prospective new singers or students that they cannot sing, were…
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Discover Your Voice

    How often have you heard people say they cannot sing or are tone deaf.? We help people understand…
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Tips to Keep You Talking

  Tips to Keep You Talkin' Speaking loudly or over long periods may lead to a voice disorder. Using your…
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Self help for your voice health

Keep Them Wet....Vocal folds work best when when their surfaces are kept moist and the mucus in the vocal system…
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When Your Voice Fails You!

As a professional singer I am confronted each day by the fact that perhaps my voice won't do what I…
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Starts with you

Every day is tough…when your voice is tired or you are unwell…

  Taking care of your voice..... We all lead hectic lives using our voices every day, for work, pleasure, at…
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How Does Your Voice Work…?

  How Does it Work.... The “spoken word” results from three components of voice production: voiced sound, resonance, and articulation.…
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Vocal Fold Scarring

        Do you know if you have vocal fold scarring or not?     In Brief Vocal…
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What is Laryngitis ?

  Laryngitis Inflammation of the voice box (larynx); can result from many causes: Inflammation Response to injury that results in…
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Does Hydrating your Voice Improve the Quality of Your Voice ?

    We all need lots of water everyday...!! Almost a third of the population  will have some type of…
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What Do I Sound Like to Others…?

If we were to create an equation for an individual's unique voice, it might looks something like this: Voice Quality…
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Vocal Force, Stress and Strain

Force, Stress & Strain Stress measures how much force is spread over an area. We are concerned with stresses on…
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Air & Breath Control

      Air and Breath Control Air is crucial to voice production. It is the flow of air through…
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Voice Health…The Things that Affect your Voice Daily…

Vocal folds work best when when their surfaces are kept moist Drink, swig, sip and slurp water. Juices or herbal…
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5 tips to develop your voice

Are you unhappy how you sound?... feel you wish to speak better or perform better in front of your audience…
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7 Steps to Improve Your Voice

Are you regularly experiencing... voice hoarseness? bad breath (especially upon awakening)? frequent throat clearing? excessive phlegm or saliva, especially in…
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A simple idea: Integrate your voice work into your daily activities…

Integrate your voice work into your daily activities... Practice vocal warm-ups following your morning run, walk or workout. If you…
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10 tips to better speaking…

1. Vary your rhythm. Have you ever noticed that former president George W. Bush tends to read three words and…
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Your Voice as the Main Tool of Work

Just as a doctor needs the right instruments to do their work and a carpenter needs their tools, voice is…
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How age changes your voice

The same changes that affect your body as it ages -- less muscle and strength, more body fat, slower movements,…
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Vocal Fatigue – the facts

Strictly speaking, our voices don't tire. Voice, after all, is air from the lungs chopped and shaped and carried in…
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Emotion in Voices

For those who don’t know me  I was raised and brought up on classical music and over time sang classical…
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What is the condition of your voice?

There are 4 ways to know if your voice is in good condition 1. Are you constantly hoarse or clearing…
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The 3 parts of speech

Taking responsibility for your vocal  health starts with understanding how the system works. To do that, you  must appreciate the…
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Finding your Voice

Learning to understand and “ sense"your voice is a leap of faith but also a belief in yourself and your…
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The Voice

Science can tell us how voice is produced, but what determines the way your voice sounds? Genetics? Environment? It may…
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