Monthly Archives: June 2013

Tell Me A Story……

Even though it was over 22 yrs ago, I can remember my very first voice lesson. My teacher asked me to define singing. I shrugged. He looked at me and said, “Singing is sustained talking on a tune.” He asked … Continue reading

Posted in Observations/Philosophy of Singing, Vocal Development and Mechanics

Aaaand breathe……no…. out. Breathe out.

You take a breath, you sing. Concern sets in? Long phrase? Start again, this time with a bigger breath…. Singers spend a fair amount of time considering their breathing, as well they should. Very often, particularly in young or amateur … Continue reading

Posted in Vocal Development and Mechanics

Success According To You….

My last post took as assumed something that we all tend to do from very early in our lives: The equating of success with fame. I began from the standpoint of taking renown as the marker of success, and correspondingly, … Continue reading

Posted in Observations/Philosophy of Singing