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When we talk about inflection, we're talking about emphasizing certain words in a sentence to give that sentence meaning. English is a highly inflected language, so sometimes the meaning of a sentence can change when you add emphasis to one word or another. For example, the sentence "I never...
If you're working on modifying your voice to better align with your gender presentation, then you are probably already used to using a tuner to track pitch (how high or how low a voice is). A lot of my students report being frustrated that there isn't a way to track the resonance (how bright or...
When it comes to the voice changes that you can expect on testosterone, what is a reasonable timeline? I've talked to a lot of different people who have taken testosterone exogenously, and the one thing that I can say for sure is that there is no timeline. Everybody's voice changes at varying...
I recently had the great pleasure of being on the podcast Gender Reveal and host Tuck Woodstock asked me a really important question: "What is the difference between a trans voice teacher and a speech language pathologist?" Here's what I had to say:
"There's not a big difference, to be honest....
I'm 35 years old, and I've been identifying as nonbinary for about ten years. But, well before that, when I think back to being 18 years old, there were some signs that I was nonbinary early on. I want to share one of those signs with you.
When I was in university, right out of high school, I...
I've got a quick and easy exercise that is quickly becoming my new favourite for controlling the resonance of your voice! It's called Big Dog Little Dog.
As I've said before, resonance is controlled by the size and shape of your vocal tract. If you have a small vocal tract, you get a brighter...
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