Voice Placement: What Does It Mean? Should We Use It? // Meredith Colby

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Placement is a word many voice professionals use in teaching. But is it a thing? Should we be teaching it? Should we even use the term? For some people, the word “placement” has been very helpful in their singing and teaching. For others, the use of that word may have been problematic or even painful. … Continue reading Voice Placement: What Does It Mean? Should We Use It? // Meredith Colby

Time is Your Brain Container // Meredith Colby

Most voice teachers and coaches say that we charge [whatever] an hour. When we think about raising our prices we tend to think of that increase based on a per-hour or per-lesson basis. But is that “face time” with a client really all that goes into a lesson?  We know that there is a lot… Continue reading Time is Your Brain Container // Meredith Colby

It Doesn’t Matter How Smart You Are // Meredith Colby

How to Help All Your Students Learn More Easily and Faster It’s happened to you as a voice teacher. It may have happened to you as a voice student yourself.  You’ve asked your student for a new or modified behavior or skill, or recommended treating a phrase a certain way, or introduced a technique.  Your… Continue reading It Doesn’t Matter How Smart You Are // Meredith Colby

Read the Room with the SING Personality Profile // Meredith Colby

You’ve seen personality charts.  From your daily horoscope and Cosmo quizzes to in-depth analyses like Meyers-Briggs and Clifton Strengths.  We love to find out about ourselves, and personality charts are all about that!  They become useful tools when the light they shed can help us, professionally or personally. As a voice teacher your personality and… Continue reading Read the Room with the SING Personality Profile // Meredith Colby