Matthew Edwards

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

Category Archives: Breath management

Mix it up Monday: Singing is not ALL about the breath

Chi sa ben respirare e sillibare saprà ben cantare (He who knows how to breathe and pronounce well, knows how to sing well) Attributed to Gasparo Pacchierotti, 1740-1821 (Stark, p. … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · 3 Comments

Mix it up Monday: Balancing breath and tone with lip trills

I think it is safe to assume that all voice teachers have encountered lip trills at some point in their career. However, I think it is helpful to examine different … Continue reading

December 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

Mix it up Monday: Take my breath away

 Young women often struggle with breathiness in their head voice and it can prove rather frustrating for both teacher and student. I’ve observed a number of masterclasses where the teacher … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · 5 Comments

Mix it up Monday: The blow ball game

Over the past few months I’ve had several requests to include demonstrations in my posts. So this week I decided to start playing around with video! From now on I will … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · 9 Comments

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