Archive | 2013

Now that contest is over…

12 Nov

The lashes are off, the costumes are put away, and thousands of singers left their hearts (and a few sequins!) on the stage. After that week in paradise, it can be a bit rough to return to the chill of winter and our regular routines. But, it’s the perfect time to cozy up and celebrate […]

Fitzmaurice Voicework® Singing Workshop

27 Jun

June 27, 2013 It’s workshop time! Come discover how Fitzmaurice Voicework® can transform your breath and voice… and maybe even your life. July 20, 12-4pm Anne MacDonald Hall at the Presentation House Theatre 3rd/Chesterfield, North Vancouver Register early! Space is limited to 15 participants. Got questions? Email me.

Structured Muck

24 May

I went to a singing-focused Fitzmaurice Voicework workshop in New York last weekend, and wouldn’t you know it – I learned something. Each person had an individual coaching in front of the rest of the group. When it was my turn, I began, comfortably and confidently, to sing my prepared song (Angels, Punks and Raging […]

Ribs: cage or wings?

18 Feb

What do you do with your ribs when you breathe? What if you’re going to speak or sing? When we inhale, the ribs open up and out, expanding the volume of the lungs. This causes air pressure to be lower in the lungs than in the outside world, and air whooshes in. Ideally the abdominal […]