Vocal Resources

Voice Exercises

Emergency Singing: whilst we are in lockdown here in Scotland, I will be posting a wee five minute voice exercise for my students (and anyone else who would like to help keep their voices ticking over) every Monday. Enjoy.

Unlocking the Voice

Releasing Tension:

SOVT Straw Exercises 1:

SOVT Straw Exercises, handout

SPLAT!

Patterning

Harmonising

Handouts

Here are a few handouts I’ve made for my students and groups to to remind them of useful voice exercises they can use during the holidays and before performances. Please feel free to share them with anyone who may find them useful.

Warming Up The Voice_General

Warming Up The Voice_Outdoor Singing/Demonstrations

Other Resources:

Dr. Ingo Titze, demonstrates basic SOVT (semi occluded vocal tract) exercises with a straw to keep voice well.

The British Voice Association has a series of leaflets about general voice care and a variety of voice health issues here with more in depth voice care articles here.

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists has a useful voice care leaflet here.

Voice Science Works have some great resources explaining clearly how the voice works and some SOVT (semi occluded vocal tract) exercises that are invaluable for vocal health for all voice users.

Vocal Process have made a 3D, moving paper larynx template so you can really see how your voice works!