Category Archives: Vocal Exercises

World Voice Day is April 16th!

Our voices need to be heard. But what good is a voice if we don’t take care of it? Every year on April 16, otolaryngologists – head and neck surgeons – and other voice health professionals worldwide join together to … Continue reading

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Loosen up with a little music!

You wake up remembering how you spent all last night preparing for today’s big meeting. Today you’re going to speak in public. If you’re feeling a little nervous, how about we try something fun to take the edge off? Here … Continue reading

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Speak With Power

We know everyone learns differently – from visual learners, to those who need to touch something to truly engage. For those of you who are auditory learners, people who need to listen to something to deeply understand the content, we … Continue reading

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HAPPY WORLD VOICE DAY!

We use our voices every day, all day—at work, with family and friends, to share our ideas, emotions and feelings. We rely on our voices to communicate and connect with everyone around us, but how often do we show our … Continue reading

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Poetry For Practice – National Poetry Month #3

In honor of National Poetry Month a daily instillation. Poems to use as vocal warm-ups and pronunciation exercises that leave you feeling refreshed and inspired. Rising Dust by Margaret Avison The physiologist says I am well over half water. I … Continue reading

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Uhhhhh…..I’m Like, Um… So… You Know What I’m Saying

Vocal fillers, those words (sounds) that you use to take a pause in a sentence, usually to think about what you are going to say next, can make the most confident speaker sound like a high school student. If you … Continue reading

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Poetry For Practice #3

Poems to use as vocal warm-ups and pronunciation exercises that leave you feeling refreshed and inspired. Installment #3 This incredible poem from a poet once based in Portland, Oregon, elicits images of springtime, needlework and creation. The remarkable pattern and … Continue reading

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