If your job is to work with a range of clients with voice issues and desires, every week is going to be heavily peppered with voices from clients who present to clinics, in-person or online. It was the added voice issues that presented via the media last week that elevated voice to a more public level. Each of the news stories highlighted an important truth about voice or a common myth worthy of some exploration.
In our time of national lockdown, with the country looking for glimmers of hope, there’s been a resurgence of the term ‘We’ll Meet Again.’ It’s a term synonymous with one song and one voice in particular: the voice of Dame Vera Lynn. Though Dame Vera was not a Dame when she first recorded that song, her unmistakeable voice and what … Read More
There’s a place for breathy voice quality. In singing, it can feature for stylistic reasons or as part of falsetto range. In the spoken voice though, it might best be limited to an intimate bedroom setting. A spoken voice that’s too heavily populated with breathy voice quality is usually a voice that’s in trouble – either the vocal cords aren’t … Read More