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Happy World Voice Day!

“World Voice Day was established as a special day of awareness, recognition, and celebration of the human voice. Commemorated each year on April 16th, World Voice Day owes its roots to a group of Brazilian voice care professionals who decided to celebrate the voice in 1999 by establishing Brazilian Voice Day. Since that time, this …

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Talkback Tuesdays – with Keith Livingston!

At Starling Voice Studio we are adding a new feature, which will focus on various members of the Starling Voice Community! Our first interview is with Keith Livingston, a current voice student and professional actor — Tell me a little bit about yourself. I’m from Rockland County, NY which is about 40 minutes north of …

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March Vocal Myth Madness – Final Round

Sing from your diaphragm. Where is your diaphragm? Okay, now where are your vocal folds? Great, they aren’t even remotely close to each other. This is one of those “old school” techniques. Think of expanding and collapsing the lungs instead, where air actually accumulates. Vocal damage only comes from bad technique. False. While, yes, sometimes …

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March Vocal Myth Madness – Round 3

When you drink water on stage, it really helps you. Drinking water can have a “reset” factor on the vocal folds. But H2O won’t actually reach the vocal cords themselves until the next day. Just another reason to try and stay as hydrated as possible. Cough drops help your voice. They can! But avoid any …

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Do You Have a Voice Doctor?

Last week, I posted an article talking about the importance of having your vocal folds checked out – BUT – I didn’t actually post anything about how to find a doctor! What kind of doctor?  ENT – Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist / Laryngologist / Otolaryngologist Why such long names?  Otorhinolaryngology: The combined specialties of diseases of …