True Grit

By Marilyn Floyd Do you ever wonder why some students seem to have rhythm while others struggle? As teachers, it's easy to see who has a natural aptitude and who doesn't. Humans are born with certain talents, and these remain fairly stable throughout our lives.  They have little to do with knowledge, experience, culture, or […]

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4 Best Vocal Warm-Ups to Work On

Ask yourself this question: “What do I enjoy most--singing or warming up? If you’re honest with yourself, you will probably answer, “Well, singing, of course!” Performing is much more satisfying than the easiest vocal warm-up exercises.  When a runner prepares to run, even a short distance, she stretches and moves the joints as a matter […]

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