The Human Voice

The Human Voice from the Discovery program on BBC radio

Posted on Categories: Communication, Education, Singing teacher, Vocal Science

A fantastic BBC World Radio piece on the voice, featuring leading voice scientists such as Dr Ingo Titze and Professor Johan Sundberg and more explaining how the voice works. Find out how vowels are formed, what happens when a boy’s voice breaks, how the vocal folds vibrate, why humans have a descended larynx, what makes our voice unique […]

Straw therapy for the tired voice

Straw therapy for the tired voice

Posted on Categories: Vocal Health, Vocal Science

Straw therapy? Voice exercises using a simple straw will help alleviate a tired or fatigued voice. Straw therapy can be used for the singing or speaking voice before and after voice use. You can incorporate these exercises into your routine vocal warm up and cooldowns, when recovering from a cold or respiratory illness or if […]

TED

TED Rules!

Posted on Categories: Communication, Music Business, Performing Arts, Technology, Vocal Science

I am a huge TED fan. I head over to the site l when I’m curious to know what’s trending when I need inspiration when I need education or just when I need a bit of entertainment. TED is a nonprofit organisation devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”. On the site, you’ll find a collection of videos of […]