Live from the 55th Annual NATS Teacher convention in Las Vegas!
This podcast features interviews with the talented Dana Lentini (Born 2 Sing Kids), Brian Lee (Vocalability.com), and Shannon Coates (Vocal Instrument 101). These talented voice teachers share their "go-to" vocal exercises and they dive deep into the "why" and "how" of their vocal exercises.
Vocal Exercise Masterclass
Recorded in the exhibit hall at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, my talented colleagues share their favorite and most effective singing exercises. Return podcast guest, Dana Lentini shares a fun exercise that helps our young students sing more expressively.
Brian Lee talks about the application and benefit of the popular "Messa di voce" exercises.
and then ...
Shannon Coates and Brian Lee share their insight on helping our boys going through changing voice sing with less tension and strain.
Shannon shares her thoughts on having students sing on the "NG" sound. Incredible insight and strategies from expert teachers!
About Our Guests:
Dana Lentini - Through her years as a mother, teacher and professional singer, Dana Lentini has sought many opportunities to grow and learn about the art and science of singing. She combined her experience in music education with the interest of many eager young singers and developed Born 2 Sing Kids LLC. Articles about working with young singers can be found here: www.born2singkids.com
Brian Lee - is a voice teacher, tenor, and researcher of historical pedagogy. He has been a singers' problem solver for over 35 years and has been a featured contributor to music journals and podcasts. (like this one!) He blogs regularly at https://vocalability.com/ His new (and wonderful book "Sane Singing: A Guide to Vocal Progress" is now available (on his website and amazon worldwide)
Shannon Coates is an independent voice teacher who holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance, Specializing in Voice Pedagogy and who just happens to teach voice pedagogy classes at an academic institution or two in Southern Ontario. Her NEW and fantastic online course, The Vocal Instrument 101 can be found here! https://www.shannon-coates.com/