Why take this course?

You can’t feel good about your singing if you’re unsure about handling your voice, or or you can't confidently warm up your voice. This course is based around a framework of 5 core exercises suggested by Dr Ingo Titze, one of the foremost voice scientists of the world. Building on his framework, I show you how efficiently, effectively, holistically warm up your voice.

  • 20 videos, 15 audio files and downloadable resources

  • A solid, science and evidence-based approach for warming up your voice

  • Gives you not only the exercises but teachers you HOW to think about warming up your voice

  • Practice tracks with piano backing so you can practice easily

  • You will be guided and empowered through every step of the framework

Course curriculum

Effective, efficient and holistic warmups

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Exercise 1 - SOVT (Semi-Occluded Vocal Tract Exercises)

    • The What and Why

    • The How

    • 9 Different semi-occluded sounds and how to do them

    • Male Voices: Time for you to do it!

    • Female voices: Time for you to do it!

  • 3

    Exercise 2 - Pitch Glides

    • Pitch glide - what, why and how

    • Pitch glide - practical advice

    • Male voices: try the pitch glide

    • Female voices: try the pitch glide

  • 4

    Exercise 3 - Forward Tongue Roll

    • Tongue stretch - the how and why

    • Tongue stretch - practical advice and tips

    • Male and Female voices: Tongue Stretch Workout

  • 5

    Exercise 4 - The "Messa di Voce"

    • Messa di Voce - What, why and how

    • Advice, Examples and Hints on the Messa Di Voce

    • Now you try - the messa di voce workout

    • Messa di Voce Complete workout

  • 6

    Exercise 5 - Staccato Arpeggios

    • Staccato - what, why and how

    • Vocal workout male voices - staccato arpeggios

    • Vocal workout female voices - staccato arpeggios

  • 7

    Putting it together - complete warmup routines

    • Workout 1 - Male Voices

    • Workout 1 - Female Voices

    • Workout 2 - Male Voices

    • Workout 2 - Female Voices

    • Workout 3 - Male Voices

    • Workout 3 - Female Voices

  • 8

    Choose your own adventure - your warmup

    • Introduction

    • Do the adventure

    • Just the adventure slides

    • 7 Step plan for a holistic and total voice warmup

  • 9

    Next Steps...

    • Thanks and what next

    • Before you go...

  • 10

    Bonus content

    • 5 Best warm up exercises - original JOS article by Ingo Titze

    • Bonus: Dr. Ingo Titze discussing use of straw as SOVT exercise

    • 5 Elements of good Singing posture

    • Bonus: Interview with Spencer Welch on Lip Bubble

    • Franco Corelli - Master of the Messa di Voce

    • How to Execute the Messa di Voce