… and this weird trick was discovered by a Mom!
Sports science offers outstanding tools that can help anyone improve alignment, breathing and kinesthetic awareness. Like me, many singers unfortunately grow up with a poor relationship with fitness. If you look at fitness as an extension of what you do in the practice room, you can forge a new, empowering relationship with exercise.
It is within your power to completely transform everything about your own physiology that has an impact on your voice. Advances in fields such as exercise science, psychology, and bodywork offer tools and technologies to advance what State of the Art means for singers.
You can take your instrument to the shop when it needs repairs, but if it's your body that needs a tune-up a customized yoga regimen can work wonders.
Don't build your technique around an armored instrument.
Watch the video of our 1/23 panel discussion at Opera America.
Nibble the bait, but watch out for the hook.
Don't click unless you're absolutely ready to be initiated into the real mysteries of singing.
For centuries, a big part of trumpet technique has consisted of an effortful array of compensations for the instrument's built-in inconsistencies. David Monette is changing that, and singers can learn from his example.
There's a reason why it's easier to sing in the shower than in public.