Helping Homeschoolers Find Their Voices 5

Helping Homeschoolers Find Their Voices
Voice Training Is About Communication As a vocal coach, I work with a lot of kids from 2nd graders on up. Much of this is with children’s choirs, but a surprising number of our new private students are homeschoolers. Parents are recognizing that for a student of any age to learn about their voice is ...

Is It Safe to Teach Children to Sing? 3

Is It Safe to Teach Children to Sing?
Photo by dlofink I received this question recently from a Mother who is wondering when is the right time to start Vocal Training for children. Read on to find out My opinion on the matter. Your Question: My daughter’s school trains children on musical instruments, which is great. But there’s no systematic voice training because ...

Ten Steps to Better Breathing for Singers 11

Ten Steps to Better Breathing for Singers
If there’s a child near you, you have the perfect mentor for good posture and breathing. There’s no better model. Notice the posture: head up; shoulders relaxed and level; an alignment of ears, shoulders, hips, knees and ankles; efficient breathing with a still chest, relaxed shoulders and easy movement in the abdomen. All perfectly natural. ...