Matt Edwards

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

Monthly Archives: April, 2018

Mix it up Monday: Six approaches to teaching students a new style

If you are a regular reader of the blog, you already know that I love exploring multiple viewpoints on a single topic in order to expand my own approach in … Continue reading

April 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mix it up Monday: The hair dryer vs. the car

We have all had student that try to use their entire body to create enough power to fill the room with sound when they sing. When belters do this, we … Continue reading

April 16, 2018 · 2 Comments

Mix it up Monday: The Chopstick Exercise

Tongue tension is one of the most frustrating challenges singers must overcome. If you look through the archives of this blog, you will find several exercises for releasing tongue tension. … Continue reading

April 9, 2018 · 3 Comments

Mix it up Monday: Advice for the first lesson

I just received my copy of the second edition of “A Spectrum of Voices: Prominent American voice teachers discuss the teaching of singing,” by Dr. Elizabeth L. Blades┬áthis past weekend. … Continue reading

April 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

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