One presentation can be pivotal to influencing a student’s career. It is always a nice moment when, years later, a student tells you how one lecture they attended ignited their interest in voice.
This October, the BBC welcomingly celebrated the 80th Autumnal birthdays of both Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. It was nostalgically heartwarming to hear the podcasts, watch the concert in Central Park again and hear the amazing songs. I don’t know if it was because I heard and sang along to Bridge Over Troubled Water several times, that the word ‘bridge’ … Read More
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
Testosterone therapy given to people transitioning into male will have a direct effect on the vocal cords. It will make the vocal cords thicker. Thicker vocal cords in turn, produce a deeper / lower pitch. Although for most people, testosterone can have quite a strong effect, there are people for whom it may only produce a mild effect. It’s rare … Read More
Introducing the first episode of #OnVoice with Christella Antoni OnVoice will feature frequently asked questions by voice disorder clients, performers, the trans and gender diverse community and speech and language therapists. The first episode will premiere on YouTube on Tuesday 11th February at 1pm. You can subscribe to Christella’s channel here OnVoice brings real questions and answers based on Christella’s … Read More