Category Archives: Uncategorized

Vocal Cord Action

Vocal cords are set in the larynx (also known as the voice box or ‘Adam’s Apple’).  They are tiny folds of skin attached to either side of the windpipe.  Think of them as window shutters about the size of rubber … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Vocal Cord Action

Calm the Nerves

Performing in recitals can be stressful.  There are so many musical details to remember……..the notes, dynamics, phrasing and expression.  You also want to please your teacher, friends and family.  To have a good recital experience, try to focus on the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Calm the Nerves

More Practicing Tips!

Practice slowly.  Practicing slowly catches the details of the music.  Slow practice is like putting the music under a microscope….you see all areas for improvement and much more detail.  Taking your time helps you to learn carefully and to master the piece.  Work with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on More Practicing Tips!