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 Resonance Practice Group
This practise group will cover in detail the practical exercises and concepts from the Resonance Component Workshop.
Concept we will focus on include:
- Learn how to optimize or ‘tune’ the vocal tract for resonance in classical singing
- How to safely project your voice
- Learn how to narrow the epi-larynx to find squillo, twang, Singer’s Formant Cluster
- Learn how to optimise your larynx height for classical singing
- Learn how to achieve an efficient low larynx for classical singing
- Learn how to stabilise your larynx from below using ‘collar connection’
- Learn how to find and maintain an ‘open’ throat in classical singing
- Learn through primal triggers how to shape your pharynx for vowels, and different voice qualities
- Learn specific resonance strategies for different voice types
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 workshop is the 12th session in a complete series of in-depth explorations of the full SATS Model.