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12/21/2012

Ep. 33 "Tongue Retraction"

Knowing what to do with the tongue is one of the important concepts in all of singing and vocal technique. In Episode 33, New York Vocal Coaching's Justin Stoney discusses one of the most common issues: tongue retraction. With vocal exercises and demonstrations, hopefully singers everywhere will learn how to fix this very common and limiting problem.

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12/7/2012

Ep. 32 "Spreading"

What does it mean to "spread" as a singer? And why do singers struggle so much with spreading? In Episode 32, Voice Teacher Justin Stoney discusses the mechanics of spreading and why it can be such a severe limitation to singers. He also offers concepts and exercises to help eliminate this problem from your singing.

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10/20/2012

Ep. 31 "Changing Your Style"

Are you feeling stuck just singing one style of music? Do you feel that everything you sing sounds the same? In Episode 31, Justin Stoney of New York Vocal Coaching discusses ways to expand your stylistic horizons to be able to sing new styles of music while still maintaining what makes your sound unique.

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9/30/2012

Ep. 30 "Vibrato 1- Pitch Changes"

Can vibrato be learned and practiced? In Episode 30 of Voice Lessons To The World, Voice Teacher Justin Stoney begins a new series on how to develop vibrato in your singing voice.

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9/22/2012

Ep. 29 "Practice Practice"

Like to practice your singing? We hope so! But, how long is too long? How short is too short? In Episode 29 of Voice Lessons To The World, Voice Teacher Justin Stoney offers tips on creating the ultimate practice routine for yourself to help you achieve your vocal best.

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9/15/2012

Ep. 28 "Bad To Be Breathy?"- Voice Lessons To The World

Have you been told that breathy singing is bad for you? Or that it's damaging to the voice to sing breathily? New York Vocal Coaching's Justin Stoney describes the role breathiness plays in both style and technique in Episode 28.

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9/7/2012

Ep. 27 "How To Riff 2: Slashes"

Want to improve your Riffs as a singer? In Part 2 of our "How To Riff" series, we continue to explore elements of Riffing within Pop/Rock/R&B singing. New York Vocal Coaching's Justin Stoney talks about "slashes" and "grace notes" and the part they play in Riffing and contemporary music. Justin also offers an exercise for you to sharpen your Riffing skills!

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8/31/2012

Ep. 26 "Baritone Curse"

Are you a baritone who yearns to be a tenor? Maybe you feel cursed to never hit the high notes that you've always wanted. In Episode 26, Voice Teacher Justin Stoney discusses whether it's possible to break the curse and discover your upper range as a baritone.

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8/24/2012

Ep. 25 "Key Wisdom"

Are you singing your songs in the right key? How can you tell? In Episode 25 of Voice Lessons, Justin Stoney of New York Vocal Coaching discusses how to maximize your vocal potential simply by having a greater awareness of the keys that you are choosing for your songs.

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8/17/2012

Ep. 24 "Breathe... Then What?"

Many singers know how to take a good breath. But is that really the answer to good singing? Voice Teacher Justin Stoney discusses what to do after the inhale breath and offers perspective on breathing for singing.