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I'm taking a month off and hitting the road! 🚘

Since May of 2021, when my first TikTok went viral, I have been working my little behind off to create as much trans voice content as I possibly can. Now that spring is in the air, I can feel springtime wanderlust creeping up. I'm distracted, I'm not motivated to make content, and I very clearly ...

Motivation Monday: identity goals vs target goals

Hey trans voice explorers! 🧭 Yesterday was Motivation Monday and I released a TikTok with one of my absolute favourite tips for achieving your goal. This of course refers to your voice goals, but this tip is a good one for any goal that you're trying to reach. This tip is all about shifting fro...

Motivation Monday: Practice Advent Calendar

Hello Trans Voice Explorers! 🧭 Every month, I hold an open live office hour with students in my Trans Vocal Exploration e-course in order to discuss their blocks, give them direct feedback, and listen to their feedback about the course. Last month, we talked a lot about maintaining a regular vo...

Interview: Lovely Cup with Olivia Flanigan

Last night I had the privilege and pleasure of being a guest on Olivia Flanigan's interview series, Lovely Cup, which takes place on Instagram live. Olivia is also a trans voice teacher and a jazz educated singer just like me! We had a great time talking about how I got into teaching trans voice...

Watch the Teaching Trans Voice Q&A Replay!

If you missed last week's Instagram live Teaching Trans Voice Q&A session - never fear! You can watch it right here on this page, read the transcript below, or click here to watch it on Instagram.  This live was so special because I had FOUR previous course participants join me to talk ...

How I used my singing teacher skills to spread trans joy

Sometimes I blink and I can't believe that I have the job that I have.  Every day I write in my little gratitude journal that I'm so lucky to be using the skills I've acquired in my life as a singing teacher to spread trans joy throughout my community and beyond. A question I get asked ver...

Back by popular demand!

Guess what?? By popular demand, I am bringing back my new teacher training course, Learn to Teach Trans Voice Alteration in 5 Weeks! The last cohort of this course ran in November and December with an absolutely stellar group of teachers. It was truly one of the most affirming and inspiring 5 w...

How can I feminize my voice? Start here!

I've said it before and I'll say it again! One of my favourite things about teaching voice feminization, voice masculinization, and trans voice alteration in general, is that there is actually a finite amount of information to learn and digest. This is extremely good news for trans voice studen...

I'm back, babyyyy (a life update)

My friends, I want to talk about TikTok. Specifically, I want to talk about the choice I made to stop posting on TikTok for the last three or so months. I want to start by saying, if you're in the social media game, and you're feeling pressured to post all the time and you need a break, you do ...

Interview with 50 Shades of Gender

I was delighted to be interviewed by Esther Lemmens on Fifty Shades of Gender. We talked in detail about my experience of gender, including an identity that I don't talk about very often - Maverique!We also talk about being who you are right now, bridging the trans and cis experience, how 'p...