Jess discusses her observation of sound affinities: natural groupings of sounds on the spectrums of pitch, volume, vowel, and airflow.
As Kelly mentioned in last week’s post, it’s important to sound like YOU when singing in your own style. But what if you don’t know what your style is yet? How do you start to develop it? Your style can be influenced consciously as well as subconsciously. Subconscious style influences can include the music your family listens to, the music at your place of worship, … Continue reading Developing Vocal Style
How can we provide peer connection, adjudication, and competition opportunities for our young popular and commercial singers?
Are your popular music voice students writing originals? They probably should be. Get started with these resources.
Voice Quality After a Semi-Occluded Vocal Tract Exercise With a Ventilation Mask in Contemporary Commercial Singers: Acoustic Analysis and Self-Assessments Marco Fantini, Giovanni Succo, Erika Crosetti, Alfonso Borragán Torre, Roberto Demo, Franco Fussi Journal of Voice Volume 31, Issue 3, Pages 336–341 “The mask was put over the nose and mouth of the singer and occluded with the palm of the hand while warming up … Continue reading Voice Research Summary: Summer 2017
Jess Baldwin shares her experience at the 2017 APME Conference.
Jess shares her template for goal setting with private lesson students.
Jess discusses mix and provides some exercises to try.
Dale Cox provides a quick summary of Dane Chalfin’s recent ANATS presentation about primal sound.
Jess discusses ways she teaches music theory to students in popular and commercial genres.