International Centre for Voice

The International Centre for Voice is a great place to find out about all things voice.

You can join the ICV to enjoy the forum where voice professional discuss the voice and its wonders.  They also have a full program of Workshops covering many topics, that are open to both teachers and students of voice, professionals or otherwise.

Learn about your voice

I discovered this great blog recently about the voice and how it works.  There are lots of images, videosand other interesting resources all in one place!

 

 

Link to blog on the voice

 

 

 

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Vocal Anatomy – the larynx

The larynx is the name of the area which produces voice.  I’ve been enjoying this series of videos on head and neck anatomy and how the voice works.  It is a five part series which shows you the anatomy and movement of the larynx.

Understanding the movement of the larynx helps you to to make changes in the way you use yours, enabling you to discover new parts of your voice.

 

Follow me on Twitter

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You can follow me on Twitter for voice tips and inspiration.


I will tweet links here to any new videos, or articles I create.  This will cover many areas of vocal coaching from singing exercises, accent softening tips, or exercises for the spoken voice.

Be inspired by voice

Accent Softening Workshop – Spanish Chamber of Commerce

Teaching an Accent Softening workshop at the Spanish Chamber of Commerce.  The workshop targeted the rhythm and intonation of spoken English.  It also showed you how to use your voice to become an engaging, interesting speaker and avoid misunderstanding due to accent.

Here is a link to the feedback in a blog post they did about the session:

Spanish Chamber of Commerce blog

Accent Softening tip – difference between ‘W’ and ‘V’ position

I’ve made this video to target the difference between the ‘W’ and the ‘V’ sound. Indian people will find this particularly useful.It gives you tips to help you find the right position and sound, as well as some words and phrases to practice on. Enjoy!

 

Accent Softening tips for Russians

I’ve made this video targeting the difference between the Russian and English ‘L’ sound. It gives you tips to help you find the right position and sound, as well as some words and phrases to practice on. Enjoy!