These days I hear and see a lot of forced singing in many genres. Perhaps it is a reflection of the stress in our time, but it’s not good for the voice and it’s not producing a great sound. I am presenting a series of videos and explanations of the McClosky Relaxation Exercises. These exercises […]
The Concert Hall of One… or, Why do I sound different on a recording?
“The Concert Hall of One” was David Blair McClosky’s term for the way we hear ourselves when speaking or singing. The rest of the world hears us differently. Why is this so? The sound of your voice reaches your inner ear in two ways. Sound conducted by air enters the auditory canal of the ear and […]
What A Singer Needs to Know: A Masterclass
A master-teacher is usually someone with special expertise or performing experience, who offers a perspective and ideas beyond those at your regular lessons and coachings. While a masterclass might seem on the surface to be like a voice lesson, it is meant to be observed by other students and onlookers, with the presumed intention that […]