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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 have been singing. Providing added resistance to phonation lets a person sing more efficiently and helps them have a strong, nimble, resilient voice.

Age Group: Grades 9 to College