Category Archives: Teaching voice

The Owl Says Hoo Songbook

THE OWL SAYS HOO SONGBOOK is now available in digital format for teachers.  This digital download comes with license to print out songs for your students individually.  Here are ten songs that you will enjoy using over and over in … Continue reading

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The Villainous Silvano: An Interview with Jackson Hodges

When Will Suit considered who might work best for the role of Silvano on the recording of IL GUFO IL TOPO, he wrestled with the type of voice.  It had to be animated, yet believable.  It had to betray treacherous … Continue reading

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Busy, Buzzy, Fuzzy Bumblebee

Busy, Buzzy, Fuzzy Bumblebee One of the most difficult scales to teach is the chromatic scale.  In theory, it is rather straight-forward, but practically speaking it’s not the easiest scale for a vocalist.  The chromatic scale ascends or descends by … Continue reading

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IN MY BACKYARD and Music Education

I love to teach.  Being a private music instructor can be challenging, but I’ve always looked at it as an adventure.  My young vocal students are at a fragile time in their formative years.  So, I take my role as … Continue reading

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