FVPC #45 Interview with Donna Rhodenizer and Andy Duinker

FVPC #45 Interview with Donna Rhodenizer and Andy Duinker

Computer Cat, Ed the Invisible Dragon, I'm Wishing and Forty Little Birdies. If you haven't heard of these fun and educational songs by Donna Rhodenizer, you are in for a fantastic listen. Our special guests on the FULL VOICE podcast are Juno nominated children's music performers - Donna and Andy. Donna shares her inspiration and stories about teaching and composing. Donna and Andy share entertaining stories of their adventures touring on the road. 

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FVPC #43 Movement in the Voice Studio: Interview with Christin Coffee Rondeau

FVPC #43 Movement in the Voice Studio: Interview with Christin Coffee Rondeau

On podcast #43, our special guest is Christin Coffee Roudeau. Christin is working with private voice students, small group vocal classes and Orff Ensembles. Today's interview is all about movement and creative exploration and why it is so important (and often overlooked) in vocal lessons. Great teacher take-a-ways and inspiration to bring into your voice studio. 

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FVPC #42 Small Group Vocal Classes

FVPC #42 Small Group Vocal Classes

Have you been thinking about offering small group classes? There are fantastic opportunities for voice teachers to work with small ensembles and vocal classes in the private teaching studio. In podcast #42, Nikki discusses the pro and cons of teaching small group lessons as well as important logistics that teachers need to consider before welcoming a group into the lesson studio. 

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FVPC #40 Preschool Music Classes with Ben Bowen

FVPC #40 Preschool Music Classes with Ben Bowen

Our special guest on the FULL VOICE Podcast is Mr. Ben Bowen of Mr. Ben's Open Door Music. He is a Preschool Children's Music Educator from Hamilton, Ontario. He discusses the challenges of facilitating immersive music programs for children under the age of 5 years old and how he uses classical music and songwriting to keep his students (and himself) inspired and engaged.

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FVPC #36 Building Your Community of Colleagues: Interview with Michelle Markwart Deveaux

FVPC #36 Building Your Community of Colleagues: Interview with Michelle Markwart Deveaux

In this podcast, Voice Teacher and SAVVY business Coach, Michelle Markwart Deveaux talks about connecting and participating with a supportive community of colleagues. Michelle is the creator and facilitator of the "SpeakEasy Co-learning Cooperative and shares fantastic insight about maintaining a positive, growth mindset in this competitive industry.  

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FVPC #33 Working with Kids with Special Needs: Interview with Amanda Broadfoot

Our special Guest, Amanda Broadfoot is a passionate voice and piano teacher from Tallahassee Florida. She is the Creative Director of Making Light Productions - a non profit, inclusive theatre arts education program for children of all abilities. Amanda is sharing her teaching story and encouraging and inspiring strategies for teachers who are working with special needs children.

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FVPC #32 ACT IT OUT! Interview with Nate Plummer

FVPC #32 ACT IT OUT! Interview with Nate Plummer

In this podcast, professional actor, singer, music educator, Nate Plummer shares his expertise for helping our young students with their acting skills. Nate specializes in Theatre for Youth, and he shares fantastic teaching strategies - Everything from making students comfortable in the lesson to the three magic questions that every performer needs to ask before singing a song. This podcast will help your young singers dive into dramatic storytelling and bring their next performances to the next level. 

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FVPC #27 Effective Lesson Pacing for Young Singers (Part 2)

FVPC #27 Effective Lesson Pacing for Young Singers (Part 2)

This podcast is the 2nd part about Effective Lesson pacing for Young Singers. Nikki shares ten teacher and student tested activities that can help singers learn about their voices and develop musicianship skills. They are fun, educational activities, games, and exercises that are guaranteed to make your singers smile. (And make them better singers)

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