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Vocal Technique Clinic: What is belting?

By |2017-02-08T21:31:44+00:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Is this 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 [...]

Belting the money note

By |2020-01-27T10:08:30+00:00May 10th, 2014|Categories: Blog|

Belting the money note Coaching for musicals - belting the money note I'm at the Jacques Samuel studios in London's West End for my regular coaching sessions. Today seems to be troubleshooting day, and I thought I'd share one particular session on this blog. My client was having problems with belting the money note [...]

VOCAL PROCESS for Singing and The Actor Training, Belting and Musical Theatre techniques

By |2019-06-17T13:40:18+01:00December 30th, 2013|

Vocal Process directors Gillyanne Kayes and Jeremy Fisher have created downloads, DVDs and CDs for the worldwide voice community. Our resources have been seen and heard by more than 44,000,000 people worldwide (BBC figures). Published authors on healthy and efficient voice use, we have worked all over the world, personally teaching simple, profound techniques to thousands

By |2022-02-10T18:31:02+00:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

This is a Voice - Golden Nuggets February 7th Each week we'll be tweeting about our #ResourceOfTheWeek (you'll see the tweets below), but on this blog we'll be sharing more "behind the scenes" details with you. We're mixing it up again this week with examples and excerpts from five different sources. So the Theme of the [...]

The Vocal Process Ziggurat, or What We’re Doing Now

By |2021-08-03T18:04:46+01:00August 7th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In the final episode of Series 2 of our This Is A Voice Podcast, we're riffing about life after Lockdown, the Vocal Process Teacher Accreditation Programme, and how many different ways there are of working with us (it's all in the Ziggurat). We're chatting about How life has changed since our first podcast episode a year [...]

Podcast Series 2 Episode 3 Analyzing voices and relationships

By |2021-06-03T18:34:54+01:00June 6th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In this #ThisIsAVoice podcast episode we share why we don't do "vocal coach reacts to" videos, and when we might the single most important difference between a singer and a singing teacher (and the simple reason why great singers might not be great teachers) the vowel shaping techniques we use when working with voices when to [...]

Hydration and the vocal folds

By |2021-05-28T10:58:13+01:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

But what if I'm wrong? [a 10-minute read] “I learned something new from someone’s course last week and I’m happy with it. Now I’ve come to your course this week and you’ve told me something different. It doesn’t match what I learned last week. Who’s wrong, me, them or you?” A topic came up on our [...]