Dispelling Vocal Myths. Part 2: "Sing It 'Off' the Chords! (Article)
Continuing the series begun in 2010, Michael aims to "clarify misconceptions about vocal production.” In this installment she addresses three pervasive _myths”: 1) that the vocal folds are "chords” (sic); 2), that one can sing "on” or "off” the cords (sic); and 3), that falsetto is produced with _false vocal folds.” For part one see 66, no. 5 (547-551); part three 68, no. 4 (419-425); part four 69, no. 2 (167-172). (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

Exercises that Enhance Interdependence of Vocal Folds and Breath Management (Article)
It has long been the hallmark of a fine teacher to assign proper vocalises to the student. From a scientific perspective, the messa di voce, staccato and sustaining long phrases are discussed. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)