Six Ways to Engage

With Your Choir

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For vocal exercises that include demonstration videos, audio files

to download and practice with, as well as sample scores, click the links below.

 

Develop Tone and Healthy Placement

 

Exercise 1 - Straw Phonation

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Exercise 2 - "Ming Moh"

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Build Your Range

 

Exercise 3 - "Blah Blah"

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Exercise 4 - "Koo"

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Exercise 5 - Triads w/Tongue Out

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Work on Pitch Accuracy

 

Exercise 6 - "Bumblebee"

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Exercise 7 - Octave Jumps

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Practice Vowel Shapes

 

Exercise 8 - Lip Trills and Vowels

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Exercise 9 - "Nee-ah"

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Focus on Breath Support

 

Exercise 10 - Hum

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Exercise 11 - "VV" Triads

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