Inspiration for the day

1977: Martha Rosacker: “Mr. Lindquest, what is your philosophy of teaching?” Mr. Lindquest: “You inspire the entire person. Singing is much more than just teaching “a voice”. Singing is the voice of the soul, and the spirit of the person must reflect through their singing.” Source: http://www.voiceteacher.com/management.html

Nasal Resonance: How much is enough?

From http://usm.maine.edu/music/choralvocaltraining/ The Italian maxim goes something like this: “Put some nose in the sound without the sound being in the nose.” Virtually everyone agrees that, in the bel canto style, nasal singing is avoided. The converse is also true: “cut-off nasality” is to be avoided. Nasal sound has a twang that is generally out Read More …