Jeremy Fisher

Feb 272017
 
Singing teacher or vocal coach?

What’s the difference between a singing lesson and a vocal coaching session? Is there a difference between a singing teacher and a vocal coach, and does it matter? Gillyanne and I are a singing teacher/vocal coach duo combination, and we have been team teaching for 20 years. We think there IS a difference, and that […]

Feb 082017
 
Vocal Technique Clinic: What is belting?

What is belting? Belting is the “high” in contemporary singing. West End actors, Gospel divas, and Rock singers use belting to raise the performance temperature and give voice to the strongest emotions. It’s an exciting, dramatic, loud sound that is based on a chest voice vibration: the vocal folds are vibrating with a thick texture […]

Jan 012017
 
eZINE 81 - a year of firsts

eZINE 81 –  A year of firsts 2016 has been a packed year with a new book, media appearances, television work, a new accreditation programme and a host of new events and resources. We’re taking a moment Continue reading

Oct 112016
 
eZINE 80 Vocal Process Accreditation

eZINE 80 – Vocal Process Accreditation When we started our eZINE we never thought we’d still be publishing at 80! In this special 80th edition we invite four graduates of the Vocal Process Accreditation programme to share their experience of Continue reading

Aug 152016
 
eZINE 79 - Singers and Speakers

eZINE 79 – Singers and Speakers In this 79th edition of the Vocal Process eZINE we unveil two new day courses, one for singers & speakers and one for singing teachers. Gillyanne reviews voice colleague Ineke Continue reading

Aug 142016
 
Singing from the Inside Out - a book review

Book Review Singing from the Inside Out – Exploring the Voice, the Singer and the Song. A Practical Guide for the Expressive Singers Ineke van Doorn “This rather lengthy title, which the author describes as ‘a mouthful’ nevertheless sets out the stall for the book’s remit and for Ineke’s own teaching philosophy. The three main […]

Jul 212016
 

Your questions answered on speaking, singing, performance, auditions, vocal style and anything voice related Continue reading

Jul 212016
 
Tuning and pitching - To Bb or not to Bb

Why do some people find it difficult to pitch notes? What’s happening when people sing out of tune? Let’s break down the question of tuning and start with what “pitch” means. Pitch Pitch as we think of it is a regular oscillation of airwaves. If the airwaves are oscillating at 220 times per second, we […]

Jun 302016
 
eZINE 78 - Voice Special

eZINE 78 – Voice special In our 78th edition of the Vocal Process eZINE we’re backing a new documentary called Voice Messages (more about that below). Our book “This is a Voice: 99 exercises to Continue reading

Apr 282016
 
eZINE 77 - World Voice Day Quiz Results

  eZINE 77 – World Voice Day Quiz Results Our World Voice Day Quiz was a huge success with participants in 30 different countries joining the fun. Here are the answers to the Quiz Continue reading