Matt Edwards

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

Monthly Archives: September, 2018

Mix it up Monday: Building a three-step formula – Part I

In their book, “Excellence in Singing, volume three,” Robert Caldwell and Joan Wall provide excellent advice for strategic, technical training. In their view, the voice teacher must have a specific strategy … Continue reading

September 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

Mix it up Monday: Richard Miller’s thoughts on addressing a shaky jaw

It is not uncommon to encounter a singer whose jaw trembles or shakes when singing. Richard Miller offers a few suggestions for how to work with students who struggle with … Continue reading

September 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Preparing Students for College Musical Theatre Auditions

In addition to this blog, I also run, a site full of resources for prospective musical theatre majors. Last week I posted an article about the best school for … Continue reading

September 14, 2018 · 4 Comments

500 Pop/Rock Audition Cuts!

If you don’t already know Sheri Sanders, she is the incredible creator of “Rock the Audition.” I met her when her book “Rock the Audition” first came out and have … Continue reading

September 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mix it up Monday: Teach your students to CENTER

When I am teaching lessons, there are often moments when the student is so close to getting the result we are working towards but they get frustrated and things begin … Continue reading

September 10, 2018 · 7 Comments

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