Voice Care

Vocal Health : Why Rest Is Sometimes The Best Medicine

Ever find that your voice just isn't up for the challenge? Are you exhausted vocally or unable to speak without pain? As a person who uses their voice every...

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Butt Out! Medical Reasons Why Voice Actors Should Not...

If you've ever smoked, do smoke or have quit, you know what cigarette smoking can do to your voice. I had the privilege of attending and covering the Midwest...

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Do More Voice Actors Drink Tea or Coffee?

Do you go for a pot of Joe or are you more inclined to sip on a cup of tea? While it's no secret what I prefer (I'm on the tea side), I think it would be...

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Are You Left-Handed or Right-Handed?

While at Pat Fraley's workshop over the weekend, we got talking and discovered that nearly 40-45% of voice actors are left-handed! I'm curious to know which...

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Midwest Voice Conference : Neurological Diseases...

Do You Know Who Has Had a Stroke or Has Parkinson's Disease? In Dr. Arlene Barr's lecture, she discussed how neurological diseases are related to voice...

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Midwest Voice Conference : Rhinology and The Voice

Doc, I've Got Sinus! Learn all about: How allergies develop Treatment options Dr. Stephanie Joe gives us the rundown on runny noses in this excerpt from her...

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Midwest Voice Conference : Pharyngeal Voice :...

Ever heard of Pharyngeal Voice? Some people debate its very existence while others study it and credit the singing style for their success. Find out more about...

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Midwest Voice Conference : Diagnostic Evaluation and...

What is GERD? According to the American College of Gastroenterology, GERD is defined as: "Chronic symptoms or mucosal damage produced by the abnormal reflux of...

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Midwest Voice Conference : Current Methods in Singing...

Have you ever suffered a vocal injury? For those of you who have you know the long road to vocal recovery that presents special challenges and demands. Read...

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Midwest Voice Conference Coverage Begins Today!

Last weekend, I had the privilege of attending the Midwest Voice Conference on August 9, at the University of Illinois at Chicago, an event sponsored in part...

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Keeping Hydrated and Moisturized for Voice Over...

Having trouble keeping a consistent sound when recording? Is your mouth too wet, too dry, sticky or tongue-tied? Maybe your lips need some TLC, too... Discover...

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Dry Mouth Problems when Recording?

In VOX Talk Episode 5, correspondent Julie Williams shared some tips on how to get rid of dry mouth when recording. One of the tips was to have water close by...

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