Let’s Bust The Top 5 Voice Myths Together!

October 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Teaching|

Have you wondered if those common vocal sayings that you always hear are true? We’ve chosen 5 common myths about your voice to explore and debunk…Let’s start myth busting right now! Myth 1 – Vocal Fry Is Bad For Your Voice While you may not like the sound of this vocal option- it’s not hurting you! Millennials and Gen Zers get a bad reputation for talking with vocal fry. It's perceived as lazy, uninterested, and too quiet. If you consider what connects all of these traits, [...]

Jo Estill in NYC

October 22nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Summit, Teaching|

Jo Estill in New York City One woman's journey to figure out "how she was doing it" By Luke Steinhauer, Customer Experience, Estill Voice International Jo Estill, founder of Estill Voice Training, was an inspirational singer, inventive teacher, and innovative scientist who believed that: "Everyone has a beautiful voice." Early on, Estill observed that voice research had an aesthetic bias toward classical singing and did little to explain how the voice works. Jo Estill realized that more work was needed in voice research. Early [...]

EMT Spotlight: Njeri Weth

October 13th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Teaching|

EMT Spotlight: Njeri Weth This Estill Master Trainer spotlight features, Njeri Weth, an Estill Master Trainer based in Spangenberg, Germany. Njeri is a freelance singer & songwriter and a consultant for concert tours and gospel concerts. Where did you grow up?: Münster, Germany. Why you do you love Estill Voice Training?: I love EVT for its clear structure and it works! I am a classically trained artist and EVT it gives me the freedom to make artistic and aesthetic choices in any genre I want to [...]

Learn How To Become A Voice Teacher In 5 Easy Steps

October 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Teaching|

Are you interested in becoming a voice teacher? At Estill Voice International, we get asked this question a lot. To help you out, we have outlined the five essential steps to becoming a voice teacher: Step One - Know Your Strengths When we enter the process of becoming a teacher, we bring with us the concepts and exercises we have encountered in the past.  Many of us come with formal credentials in other pedagogical, therapeutic or body-work disciplines. Know and honor these unique strengths. Your background [...]

Can You Really Learn To Sing With An App?

October 3rd, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Teaching|

A common question that we hear all the time – Can an app actually teach you to sing? You definitely can learn to sing with the help of an app. Most singing apps today can help you with pitch and tone. While these apps may make singing fun, most don't actually teach you how to sing. Estill Exercises is our recommended main practice companion. Estill Exercises can be used any place where you use your phone. You can learn, listen, and practice all in one place. [...]

Our Top 3 Vocal Exercises For Online Learning

September 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Teaching|

Meet Luke Steinhauer – a NYC-based vocal coach. He went from seeing 20 people a week in private lessons to almost doubling that online. So many vocal coaches have had to make the transition from in person to online teaching (and learning). While this change has offered its challenges, access to high quality information online has never been greater. Here at Estill, we know that you can still learn effectively and efficiently online!  Estill Voice Training offers THREE great exercises you can do right now that [...]

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