Monthly Archives: August 2011

To meet you, during this masterclass in Salzburg, was a deeply moving experience. In fact, it was the first time I took lesson with a soprano teacher… And it changes so much in my way of seeing things! All these … Continue reading

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Janet, your expertise is incredibly insightful to vocal technique and singing. Study with you will have helped me years beyond this masterclass. Danke, mercì, grazie, Thank you,  Meredyth

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Dear Janet I want to thank you so much for everything you have taught me over the past two weeks. Meeting you and learning from you has been an experience I shall never forget and one I wish to reflect … Continue reading

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Kann man vibrato erlernen?

Liebe Frau Perry Ich bin Gesangsstudentin in Jazz, und schreibe meine Bachelorarbeit zum Thema Vibrato. Zur Ergänzung des theoretischen Teils meiner Arbeit bin ich auf der Suche nach Meinungen von Gesangspädagogen über die Erlernbarkeit des Vibratos. Dürfte ich sie bitten, … Continue reading

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Concerning Singers

No one who doesn’t sing can imagine what this study entails. What normal mortal feels what shape his tongue feels like in his mouth, what a high harmonic feels like above the head, what a low diaphragm feels like and … Continue reading

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Concerning Vowels

What is an ‘A’? I have struggled with this for the whole life of learning to sing, and I am still learning. I come from a Minnesota ‘A’, which is flat, nasal and friendly. Why do Italians have such resonant … Continue reading

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