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Acoustic 'Tips and Tricks' for the Classical Treble Voice

Thursday 18th March 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (London Time)

Course Outline:

  • Introduction (including important terminology)
  • Mapping the first vocal tract resonance
  • Mapping the second vocal tract┬áresonance
  • When to tune and detune vocal tract resonances for a clear middle and a smooth transition into high voice

All sections will include examples from professional recordings and other samples.

Kelley Hijleh

Kelley Hijleh serves on the faculty of the Cali School of Music at Montclair State University, teaching studio voice and pedagogy, and also teaches voice...

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