Articulation Practice Group Recording


This workshop was recorded on Wednesday 27th January 2021.

6.30pm – 8.30pm

Based on our groundbreaking ‘Classical Voice Training Workbook’ these Practise Groups give us the time to work through the practical application of major technical concepts for the core component workshops. There Practise Groups are ideal for singers and teacher who would like to gain a better practical understanding of the triggers and practical exercises we use to train classical singers. Packed full of exercises physiology, simple triggers, exercises, vocalise and all the tips and tricks for immediate practical application of the concept covered throughout our Classical Voice Training teaching Model.


Vocal Craft and Classical Voice Training are proud to present this Articulation Practice Group Recording from Wednesday 27th January 2021.

About Classical Voice Training

Classical Voice Training is a company designed to present bespoke classical voice training courses for singers and teachers based on their groundbreaking ‘Classical Voice Training Workbook’ and Professor Janice Chapman’s groundbreaking book ‘Singing and Teaching Singing: A Holistic Approach to Classical Voice’ or S.A.T.S. by Plural Publishing. Classical Voice Training courses focus in detail on the SATS teaching model. Key elements include: Breathing and Support, Accent Method Breathing, Postural Alignment, Vocal Anatomy and Physiology, Phonation, Acoustic and Laryngeal Registration, Resonance, Articulation, Mind-skills for Performers, and Artistry and Performance. All of these components will be explored in sequence through the series of component workshops and practise group sessions on offer from October 2020 to Summer 2021.

About this Articulation Practice Group

This practice group covers in detail the practical exercises and concepts from the Articulation Component Workshop.

Concepts we will focus on include:

  • Explore the different articulatory structures within the vocal tract: vocal folds, velum or soft palate, tongue, teeth/alveolus, jaw and lips.
  • How to optimize the structures of articulation for efficient resonance in classical singing
  • Explore the three most common problems in articulation and how to fix them.
    • Tongue Root Tension (TRT)
    • Tongue Blade Articulation
    • Tongue, Jaw Larynx Interdependence
  • Explore Janice Chapman’s Dial-A-Vowel Exercise to find the optimum tongue position for resonance in classical singing
  • Learn the ideal Jaw Position for efficient resonance in Classical Singing

The Team

Taught by Opera Singer and Vocal Craft and Classical Voice Training Director James Platt and Professor Janice Chapman, author of the acclaimed textbook Singing and Teaching Singing: A Holistic Approach to Classical Voice, this practice group is the tenth session in a complete series of in-depth explorations of the full SATS Model.


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