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39 Articles in the Articles Category

Do beginners need different lessons to professional singers? The answer is both yes and no! What they really need is an individualized approach…

IVA Master Teacher Spencer Welch reminds us that everyone can sing and that they just need a little encouragement and support to get going…

IVA Master Teacher Kathy Kennedy reminds us that good vocal technique is the basis to all styles of singing, and that most styles will require it…

IVA Master Teacher Jeffrey Skouson discusses how to be honest with your singers whilst not tearing them down in the process.…

IVA Master Teacher Kathy Kennedy addresses one of the most common questions that we get asked as singing teachers – “How should I warm up my voice before a show?” …

IVA Master Teacher Kathy Kennedy gives you some tips on how to help your students (and yourself) understand vocal health and hygiene.…

IVA Master Teacher Stephanie Borm-Krüger has some helpful information on how to make practising easier and more appealing to your students.…

IVA Master Teacher Linda Tomkinson assesses Sam Smith's acoustic version of Latch and tells us what she’d do with him if he was a singer in her studio.…

What does an IVA Master Teacher think to Ariana Grande’s cover of “Emotions”? Kathy Kennedy gives us her thoughts.…

IVA Certified Teacher Alexandra Pengler tells us her story of coming to voice teaching and what she learned along the way…

Remember, whilst voice teachers may know more about the voice than their student, it doesn’t mean that they can diagnose the presence or absence of vocal problems!…

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Vocal pedagogy is an art form. There aren’t many professions where you need such highly developed skills from so many different areas in order to do your job well. In this post we present the highlights of what vocal pedagogy…