Allowing

When we perform, we must put our technical concerns away for the most part, and “just sing”. Most of us have heard this advice many times. We psych ourselves up to “let go” and “just do it” for the big show. How about when we practice? The yin and yang of practicing gives us opportunities […]

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Open throat

Back when I was primarily a flutist, the “open throat” was constantly mentioned by teachers and other supposed experts. Later, when I delved into vocal pedagogy, I again ran into this phrase frequently. What does it mean? I don’t think I received an accurate definition before figuring it out myself. Since then, I have seen […]

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