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Slippery Elm can help to soothe a cough and sore throat in cold dry winter weather. Slippery Elm Bark, or Ulmus Rubra, comes from a tree native to the central and eastern U.S. and Canada. Slippery Elm contains mucilage, a sticky mixture of sugars that can't be broken d...

October 10, 2017

Care For Your Voice...........

     There are lots of the reasons why a singer might develop that raw, dry, scratchy, aching feeling in the throat. The first thing the comes to mind is dehydration. Hydration allows the vocal folds to stay limber and maintain the protect...

I can't hear myself sing!!.......  Is this a familiar scene?  You are at band rehearsal.  Your acoustic drummer plays loudly. This causes your bass guitar player to turn up the volume.  Now your guitarist can’t hear-so then cranks it up.  You are singing at the top of...

Articulation is the act of expressing something in a coherent verbal form, or an aspect of pronunciation involving the articulatory organs.

Articulation comes from the Latin word for "jointed" or "divided into joints." So it makes sense that the word's original definiti...

January 9, 2017

Strengthening Your Voice....Did you know that most people who think they can't sing just need singing lessons to improve their vocal strength?  It's true! A professional vocal coach can evaluate your skill level and make a plan for vocal strengthening that is custom fi...

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