Matthew Edwards

Artistic Director of the CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute

Monthly Archives: March, 2017

Mix it up Monday: Thomas Hixon’s Respiratory Shape Exercises

Thomas J. Hixon held a PhD in speech pathology and audiology from the University of Iowa and did postdoctoral work at Harvard in respiratory physiology and biomechanics. He wrote well … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · 5 Comments

Mix it up Monday: Dale Carnegie’s tips for inspiring change without arousing resentment

It has been nearly twenty years since I first read Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” While I admit that the title sounds cheesy, reading it lead … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

Mix it up Monday: How to practice effectively

There is a TED talk making the rounds on social media about how practice changes the brain and how we can practice more effectively. If you haven’t watched it yet, here it … Continue reading

March 6, 2017 · 2 Comments

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