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GRAMMY in the Schools Mini-Lesson: Vocal Resistance Training

GRAMMY in the Schools Mini-Lesson: Vocal Resistance Training

In this GRAMMY in the Schools mini-lesson, Patrick Lundquist from OOVO offers a voice hack to help a singer become a vocal athlete: Resistance Training for your voice. The practice of using "Straw Phonation" or "Straw Singing" or "Vocal Straws" are a continuation of semi-occluded vocal tract exercises that go back as long as humans [...]
Colton Dixon Sings and Plays “Miracles”

Colton Dixon Sings and Plays “Miracles”

Atlantic Recording Artist and American Idol seventh place finisher in its eleventh season, Colton Dixon, gives a visual look into his piano technique. In the video you will hear Colton perform his original song "Miracles" and see the piano part being played. Age Group: Grades 8 to 12+
GRAMMY Museum and Rock & Roll Forever Foundation Present: Loudspeakers, PA Systems, and the “Wall of Sound”

GRAMMY Museum and Rock & Roll Forever Foundation Present: Loudspeakers, PA Systems, and the “Wall of Sound”

How does a loudspeaker work, and what was the Grateful Dead’s influence on this technology? In this lesson you will: Find out what a PA system is and identify its three basic components; Learn the science behind loudspeakers; Discover the Grateful Dead’s historic role in pioneering live sound technology for concerts. DOWNLOAD LESSON PLAN Age [...]