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It’s time to relax, take your shoes off, and have fun learning about singing, music careers, musicianship, using the voice in acting and speaking. We will also talk about fun, nerdy subtopics on the voice like posture, articulation, resonance, and so much more.

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Singing: The Deep Connection to Who We Are

This episode brings us back to our core as singers and even as people. To me, this episode is important and I ask you to stop and listen. Break away from the world of distractions, and let’s look at how singing shows us who we really are.

10mins

6 Aug 2021

Rank #1

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You Are at Home On Stage: 5 Minutes to Control Stage Fright

I am going to give you a secret. I have never given this secret out to a public audience before. It is a powerful secret but one that will not sound powerful when you’re hear it the first time. All you have to do is what I’m telling you in this podcast and experience it and then you’ll understand how powerful this little five minute instruction will be. Once you perform this exercise, you will dramatically improve your confidence on stage. It’s short; it’s simple; and it’s powerful

7mins

14 May 2021

Rank #2

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Posture: the Powerful Basics

In this episode we will talk about the fundamentals of posture. It is on the surface a boring topic but it is incredibly powerful to a singer, public speaker, actor, or athlete. Today you’ll even get a chance to work on your own posture through a guided exercise, some thing I rarely do in these podcasts. So take advantage of it. I hope it serves you well.

14mins

11 May 2021

Rank #3

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Why Do You Sing?

Today let’s take a moment to pause and ask ourselves a question of why we sing. Why do you like singing at South and what do we like about performing as a singer? In this podcast will dive into this topic with some examples and I hope that you get to re-discover your own whyfor singing and performing.

16mins

7 May 2021

Rank #4

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It’s Time to Perform

What does it mean to be a singer in today’s world? It means that you need to get out there and perform. The world needs you. At this time in our history more than any other, this beautiful creature that sings called a human being needs to unfold and show its true beauty. This podcast is about getting you out there performing. It’s motivational and it’s a little in your face.

13mins

6 May 2021

Rank #5

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Breath: The Simple Version

Many of us over complicate the breath and how to breathe and how to use it in singing. This short episode keep things simple and direct.

8mins

5 May 2021

Rank #6

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Bending Time with Narrow Focus

As a singer you can develop yourself very slowly are very fast. The more intensely focused you are, the faster you will develop. But it’s not just about the speed it’s about the depth. Intense focus gives you incredible depth of development and understanding. This podcast is all about how to have the intense focus that you need. It’s about the importance of intense focus. And it’s about how intense focus gives you the ability to compress time.

19mins

4 May 2021

Rank #7

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The Greatest Music Class

In this episode I will tell you about the greatest music class that I have ever taken. It is the secret behind sports coaches that force their team to not only listen to the coach but also listen to the coach coaching others. There is so much value to learning from others that it only takes one or two sessions in a group setting for almost any activity to know how quickly you can learn. On so many levels your acceleration happens. And this podcast we will talk all about this and you will learn with my greatest music class was.

15mins

23 Apr 2021

Rank #8

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The Secrets to Finding Your Style

Today let’s work on identifying your unique style. If you’re an actor or sing in music theater you do this all the time every time you play a role. But I want you to try to do this intentionally with yourself. In this episode we are going to break down a specific process on finding your style. Whether you want to be a flamboyant persona or H authentic self out there this podcast will give you the steps on how to pick your path. It will also help you to find your way as a performer and that’s a very important starting point.I hope you enjoy this one and I highly recommend that you stay to the very end because I have an Important announcement.

17mins

22 Apr 2021

Rank #9

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Singing Practice is Like Little League Baseball Practice

The other day I was at my son’s baseball practice and I noticed quite a few things that apply to the way I teach voice and the way I think everyone should practice voice. This episode is going to talk about a nerdy sounding topic: processes and principles. As a singer you must have a clear dividing line in your understanding of processes that you follow to help you to sing and the principles that you keep in mind to make that happen. Knowing this can dramatically reduce any stress related to off notes or struggle areas etc. It can also help you greatly in how you practice every day and what you do and what you think of. This is an important episode so I trust that you will get benefits from it and listen to the whole thing.

24mins

15 Apr 2021

Rank #10