Tag Archive: Getting to know your voice

Whose Air is it Anyway?

A schematic diagram of what happens during inhalation (left) and exhalation (right). During exhalation notice how the rib cage is squeezing the lungs as they exhale and they are getting smaller to push the air out.

Whose Air is it Anyway? The anatomical role of the lungs in breathing             The lungs are often the first structures anyone thinks about when they are considering breathing, and rightfully so. They are the reason we are able to take oxygen from the air and deliver it to our …

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Help! I Can’t Breathe!

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Help! I Can’t Breathe! Exploring the “Art of Breathing” and its implications for healthy vocal production   There is no skill more critical to healthy vocal use than that of proper breathing.             When a student walks into my studio for the first time, whether they are a beginner or …

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Vocomotion

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Vocomotion (potentially excessive) Musings on the voice for a forward-thinking world           Science and Music have never stood in outward opposition, and yet there has been an almost tangible polarity between the two academic circles. For example, the reaction I get when I tell people my undergrad is in Science and …

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Welcome to The VoiceNotes

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Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome!           It’s finally here! I have spent tireless hours constructing, deconstructing, and reconstructing the concepts of this website in my mind, and countless more (with the help of WordPress and friends who know a bit about code) bringing those ideas to fruition.             …

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