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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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3/18/2016

The Money's in the Middle: Why your lower and middle range deserves more love

Everyone is always worried about the “money notes”: the high notes in a song. What about all the other notes?! Low and middle notes deserve much more love and respect than they usually get.

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1/25/2016

Body Mapping for Singers

An overview of the systems in the body that contribute to vocal sound!

Preparing For Your Best Audition: An Actor’s Checklist Cover
10/20/2015

Preparing For Your Best Audition: An Actor’s Checklist

Auditioning. The word strikes fear in every actor, seasoned and amateur alike. However, this doesn't have to be the case. While some nerves are to be expected (it’s an audition after all), with the right amount of preparation, fear of auditioning can be a thing of the past…or at least more manageable.

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5/9/2015

Signs that you might be vocally fatigued

The voice is the only instrument that is apart the human body (unless you count clapping your hands as percussion!!). So it makes sense that the instrument is the entire body, not just the larynx alone. Everything from body alignment, respiratory system, the larynx, vocal tract, not to mention the brain are involved in this high level athletic coordination! 

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3/2/2015

Setting SMART Goals

We all want something in this business. But what you want is different from what your best friend might want, even if it is the very same goal. That is because we all arrive at our goals differently. How we measure and how we pursue goals are unique to us. But no matter how unique your goal, or your approach, there are always five steps you can follow to ensure your goal is tailored to what you want and made more attainable.

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10/15/2014

The Tiger

In the moment that I’m writing this article, I’m late. I should have had this piece finished weeks ago. The miniature Davids in the back of my mind have been tapping their toes and watches, but I have managed to ignore them. “Let me procrastinate in peace,” I’ve begged. Until now.

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7/24/2014

Why Am I Doing This Again?

I had a one hour break in which to eat, go to the bank, respond to client emails, and be ready to start the second half of a lengthy teaching day. I raced out of the studio past the slow walkers to the bank...