I’m curious – I have a friend who sings in a sultry, airy voice. My voice is more clear (I think both styles are great) – but what is it, exactly, that makes her voice sound “breathy”? And could I do that??? Ken Dear Ken, I am coming from a vocal coach angle – just [...]
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Dear Leontine, I had vocal cord surgery to remove a cyst recently. Unfortunately, I felt I had no other option as my voice quality had been severely impacted and the cyst did not shrink with other types of therapy. My ENT has advised me to start speaking again very gradually and after some time, attempt [...]
This is always a tricky one if you are a professional singer.
Nothing can take the place of performance practice -says Leontine Hass Dear Leontine, I am having a lot of issues with my confidence. When I get up to sing my abdomen literally starts shaking. My voice becomes impossible to control and I cannot sing as well as I can by myself. Is there anything I [...]
Hi Leontine: I have a show to sing at this Tuesday. Yesterday, my voice started getting funny; I did not pay attention and kept on practicing. When I woke up this morning, my throat hurt and my voice…well, I can’t sing. It is so bad and sounds so hoarse. I am very worried. I have [...]
Dear Leontine, Can you explain properly what happened to Julie Andrews’ voice? Other people seem to recover from a vocal cord injury. Or, is there another situation going on? -John Dear John, Before I attempt to answer your question, a few caveats. First, some details of Julie Andrews’ vocal issues relating to her surgery are [...]
Discover what stands between you and a larger range –says Leontine Hass
Try one of the many effective tools to help you remember your lyrics – says Leontine Hass
Be aware of the special support needed with Belting -says Leontine Hass.
A tired voice needs to be ‘worked’ just the right way –says Leontine Hass