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Trans Vocal Exploration LIVE RUN starting in February!

Hey trans voice explorers! I've said this in a few previous blog posts and emails, but one of my goals for 2023 is to find more ways to help you reach your goals. One of the ways I've decided to do that is by holding a live run of my most popular online course, Trans Vocal Exploration. You may...

Podcast Interview: Gender Reveal

One of my dreams came true this week - I was interviewed on Gender Reveal! If you don't already listen to this podcast, you're about to find your new favourite. Host Tuck Woodstock has interviewed scores of incredible trans people and the conversations are always illuminating, interesting, and no...

Q: Why do I feel more air resistance after taking testosterone?

 This one is for my T boys: my boys on testosterone. I want to answer the question that I've heard from a lot of you, "Why is it that when I take testosterone, I feel a lot of air resistance or a lot of pressure when I try and speak or sing?" This is something that's really common, espe...

New freebie: Cognitive Load Games for Trans Voice Work ebook!

If you have signed up for my online course, Trans Vocal Exploration (or if you follow my writing closely!), then you know that I'm a big believer in cognitive load games. What are cognitive load games, you may ask? These are playful methods of practice that slowly increase the difficulty on you...

Podcast Interview: Conversations with Musicians with Leah Roseman

Recently, I had the pleasure of being interviewed on Leah Roseman's podcast, Conversations with Musicians. In this 90-minute podcast, we discussed my music education and early music life, being trans and disabled in the music industry, my pivot to the trans voice space, and so much more! There a...

Holiday blooper reel!

Hello trans voice pals! I am taking a few weeks off from content creation for the holidays, so you won't see any blog posts or videos from me until January 9th.  Of course, I wouldn't leave you empty-handed though! Click the video above for some bloopers from the last year of tiktoks 🤪 Se...

"I like pie!" (Pitch Exercise)

Earlier this week, we talked about raising or lowering pitch. Today, I'm going to give you an exercise for determining your baseline pitch so that you can get a sense of where you need to go when you're raising and lowering it. For this exercise, you're going to need a tuner. There are plenty of ...

The PITCH Question

So, you're interested in learning to raise or lower the baseline pitch of your voice, but how much and where do you even start? Pitch is an interesting characteristic because most people have an average pitch around which they speak, however, some people use a wide variety of pitches and others ...

Add reflexive journalling to your voice practice (freebie inside!)

This will probably not come as much of a surprise to you because I'm a very introspective person, but I love reflexive journaling in both my life and my voice practice. It's something that I encourage my students to do all the time. If you've never tried reflexive journaling, all you have to do i...

Q: Can you masculinize your voice without testosterone?

A question I get asked often is, “Can I masculinize my voice without taking testosterone?” And the short answer is yes, that is my job. I literally teach people to do exactly that. However, if you're planning on taking testosterone someday, it doesn't hurt to learn some masculinizati...