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Four IVA Teachers pool their knowledge to help you out with becoming a voice teacher full time.  Check out their hot tips!…

Do you know what your students are doing when their voice breaks mid-scale? Chances are you can hear it, but do you know how to effectively address it?…

Do you understand why singers might be hoarse? Generally a gentle warm up with help to eliminate the hoarseness, unless there’s something else going on.…

The voice teaching industry is one that does not value youth over expertise. Do you have the knowledge and want to be a voice teacher? If the answer is yes, what's stopping you?…

Is vocal science the key to being a great voice teacher? It can help, but do you need to know your cricothyroid from your hyoid, or is cause-and-effect demonstration better?…

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.…

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The Alexander Technique

Interview with Marisa De Silva

As part of Health and Wellness week, we interviewed Marisa De Silva about the Alexander Technique and how it can support your students' vocals and overall wellness.…

In this blog series, we are meeting IVA teachers from around the world. We continue with Erika from Mexico…

Take your sick days

3 Why’s and 3 How’s

Self-employed vocal instructors have to work to make money. If we don’t work, we don’t get to simply “call in sick” and still get paid while we stay in bed with a bowl of chicken noodle soup.…