Constructing Exercises that Enhance the Management of the Interdependence of the Vocal Folds and Breath Management in Singing (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)

Phonation into a Straw as a Voice Building Exercise (Article)
The value of phonating into a small-diameter straw is explained, a healthy action for the tissues while the abdominal muscles get a good workout. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

The Value of Vocal Warm-up and Cool-down Exercises: Questions and Controversies (Article)
DeFatta and Sataloff explore the scientific studies that have focused on this fundamental component of voice study. While they note that "no consensus can be reached based on available scientific evidence, they suggest that "the continued use of warm-up and cool-down exercises" seems appropriate and prudent. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

Vocalizing Vocalises (Article)
Pomfret considers perhaps the most overlooked portion of the voice lesson: the vocalise. Her methodic approach to vocalizing includes considerations of what it means to warm up, what exercises help to accomplish the task, exercises for voice building, and vocalises for special repertoire or voice types. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)