Vocal Health

6 Tips to Protect Your Voice for Musical Theatre

As a musical theatre major, it’s essential that you understand and protect your voice for the long term. Professional singers are vocal athletes and it takes serious commitment and training to work in the field.

Minimizing Vocal Fatigue

Your voice can withstand a certain amount of vocal fatigue, but by singing too much, too loudly, or out of range, your vocal mechanism will begin to fatigue and your body will try and compensate.

Voice Students: What is Healthy Belting?

Healthy belting is an extension of speech, so as voice students, if you do not have a strong, clear sound when you are speaking, particularly in your lower notes, you may not have a natural capacity to belt.

Celebrate World Voice Day with Silence

Sounds like an oxymoron, but World Voice Day gives us a chance to consider the benefits of silence. Here are a few thoughts on maintaining vocal health through the acronym of SILENCE.

Five Tips to Keep Your Voice Healthy

What does it take to keep your voice healthy for auditions, performances, and everything else you do? In recognition of World Voice Day, Dr. Wendy LeBorgne, voice pathologist and singing voice specialist, shares her top five tips to help you be at your best vocally.