Eva Lindqvist - Vocal & Operastudio Vienna

Texts regarding vocal education.

Articles for prospective singers.

On the journey to a career of becoming an opera or concert singer, it can also be helpful to theoretically deal with voice-specific topics. As a professional vocal teacher, Eva Lindqvist really knows what is important. In numerous subject-specific articles, she conveys experiences and know-how regarding vocal technique, which offers a helpful theoretical supplement to vocal education and vocal training.

Remedies for impairments of the singing voice (dysodia)

The sudden or gradual loss of a singing voice, which had functioned well before a certain point belongs to one of the most frightening and unpleasant things a singer can experience in the course of his or her career. The careers of numerous opera singers have been destroyed because of this. Accordingly, it is all the more important to recognize and treat such an impairment of the singing voice as early as possible. In technical terminology, this impairment of a trained singing voice is called "muscular dysphonia". 
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Humming as a basis of vocal training

Properly executed humming exercises should form the basis of any established vocal training. Using humming as a form of training, trains the entire vocal system. Physiologically correct humming puts the vocal cords to use in a manner which enables them to resonate freely and without hindrance. This directly counteracts vocal fatigue and vocal cord dysfunction and a commencing dysodia, which are so feared by professional singers.
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The significance of the position of the tongue when singing

Opinions widely differ on the correct position of the tongue when singing. The only fact which all usually agree upon is that the tip of the tongue, or rather the front edge of the tongue, should be positioned on the lower incisors. However, there are strongly divergent opinions on other issues. We examine the opinions regarding the position of the tongue and draw our own conclusions for the practice as a singer.
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Throaty baritone and voce bianca

Again and again I receive letters from students of vocal studies or from professional singers, in which I am informed of vocal problems and vocal impairments, which in most cases are attributed to a vocal technique, which does not see the singing voice in its entirety but merely trains certain functions from one side. Throaty baritone and voce bianca are outgrowths of this one-sided voice training.
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