Everyone's voice is interesting. Everyone's voice is different. As unique as their fingerprints and retinal patterns. And just as complicated. But you need no qualifications or previous experience to follow these simple, illustrated, practical voice training exercises. For those who NEED a big voice - teachers preachers youth leaders sports coaches salespeople campaigners performance artists business executives people who often get sore throats ...whose voice sometimes fails them unexpectedly ...who often attend loud events - and for those who just WANT it for fun! Including notes on the use of technology, an annex of sample practice texts, and a list of books for further reading.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Setting the scene for voice control 2. Power 3. Generation 4. Control 5. Putting it all together 6. Resonance 7. Machines are taking over... on practical matters of using microphones and preparing texts for public reading or group work Annex: a supplement of varied texts for use as graded exercises
Dr Simon Raybould is a Senior Research Associate at Newcastle University, UK. He also works as freelance voice coach with Curved Vision Theatre and teaches individual and evening classes to actors, teachers and university lecturers, counselors and ministerial students or seminarians.