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26 Articles in the Podcast Category

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone with Stephanie Borm-Krüger How Performing Under Pressure Helps Unlock Your Creativity Do any of your students dream of performing on a TV show like The Voice or one of the Idols singing competitions? Then they’ll want to…

Can gesturing help with your singing? Do you find yourself making certain hand gestures while singing or speaking? Do you feel this makes it easier for you to achieve key pitches? Could making these gestures during your lessons help improve your…

Are you a “triple threat” — a performer who’s adept at singing, dancing, and acting? If you want to work in musical theater, revue shows, or cruise ship entertainment, you’ll often find producers expect their dancers to have some singing ability. Unfortunately,…

Do you do vocal warm-ups before you sing? If you’re like a lot of us, you may gloss over this part of your singing process. Maybe you feel you don’t have enough time. Or maybe you think good warm-ups can’t be…

Discover the growing respect that pop music is earning in the academic world.…

Practical tips for improving your students’ pitching skills…

Some people are born to perform. Take Savannah Stevenson. This English singer and actress got her first job understudying for Mary Poppins with the Original Cast of the West End production of Mary Poppins before she graduated from the Guilford School…

Adapting Voice Lessons to Suit Children With Dana Lentini How old should your voice students be before they start taking singing lessons? For many instructors, the idea that only prodigies with natural singing talent should start training as children continues to influence…

As voice teachers, we regularly help our students with multiple vocal challenges — but few of us probably deal with the range of clients this week’s guest has.…

Recording the Music of the Stars Imagine a job where you’re asked to sing backup vocal for Lady Gaga, record songs for Disney, or perform as a singing penguin — sometimes the day before recording begins. This week’s guest Gerald White…

Institute of Vocal Advancement’s 10th Anniversary Where We’ve Been… And Where We’re Going Happy Birthday! Can you believe it’s been ten years since we began the Institute of Vocal Advancement? In that time, we’ve had the opportunity to connect with teachers, performers, and…

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As a worldwide leader in vocal education, we're excited to host a Singing Teachers Summit on January 20th and 21st, 2024. This free, online event features a fantastic lineup of guest lecturers to offer insight on a wide range of…

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone with Stephanie Borm-Krüger How Performing Under Pressure Helps Unlock Your Creativity Do any of your students dream of performing on a TV show like The Voice or one of the Idols singing competitions? Then they’ll want to…

Can gesturing help with your singing? Do you find yourself making certain hand gestures while singing or speaking? Do you feel this makes it easier for you to achieve key pitches? Could making these gestures during your lessons help improve your…