Articles tagged "Balance"

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5/20/2016

Internal Dictates External

Stomach in or stomach out? Breathing is complex AND simple, as David McCall, NYVC's Head of Vocal Development, explores in Vocal Article #57: Internal Dictates External.

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4/23/2014

Take My Breath Away

Riddle me this: When is using more breath detrimental to your vocal health? Answer: When it isn't. Every breath you take... Not surprisingly, there's a lot of hot air floating around the voice teaching community concerning the use of breath during singing. Do you try to flutter the tissue dangling a daunting ten feet away from your mouth while trying to execute your Beyoncé inspired riffs? Or do you try your best to keep your steamy exhale from fogging up the mirror you're holding claustrophobically close to your mouth? Both of these I have been asked to perform in voice lessons, and in both of these I have succeeded in achieving new heights of light headedness.

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5/19/2013

The Opposite(s) Of Singing

Every singer has a goal.  For some, it’s being able to sing exciting, strong high notes. For others it’s singing the most difficult songs with ease; others long to sing lightning fast riffs. Clients come...