Matt Edwards

Associate Professor of Voice, Shenandoah Conservatory Artistic Director of the CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute

Monthly Archives: September, 2017

Mix it up Monday: The “forward placement” chart

In the early days of voice pedagogy, voice teachers were desperately trying to find ways to communicate how they sang to their students. These teachers were working before we had … Continue reading

September 25, 2017 · 23 Comments

Mix it up Monday: Mapping the Lips

I frequently encounter students who have no control over their lips. These are students that are otherwise able to respond to what I ask of them. For instance, I will … Continue reading

September 18, 2017 · 6 Comments

Mix it up Monday: A three step approach for strengthening head-mix in females

It is very common for women to struggle with excessive airiness on their journey towards finding a solid head-mix. There is no silver bullet for this issue and it is … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · 3 Comments

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