Kerrie Obert

Episode 274 – Vocal Endoscopies With Kerrie Obert

In this episode, John talks with Kerrie Obert, a Speech-Language Pathologist, singing voice specialist, and voice teacher, about endoscopies and the insights about the voice she has found.  Episode Highlights:
Alarm clock

How Do I Cure My Morning Voice?

Morning voice is a common problem for singers. After a night of sleep, your voice pitch can tend to sound raspy and deeper. Although we all experience a croaky hoarse
Woman with hand on her throat

What Causes Singing Strain or Pain?

A sore throat from singing will strike fear in most singers, and for a good reason. Feeling irritation, strain, or pain during or after singing can be the signs of
Beach with "Rest" written in the sand

Episode 267 – Listen to Your Body

In this episode, John talks about the importance of listening to your body and your singing voice to recognize when you need to take a step back to rest or
Woman drinking from a water bottle

Episode 256 – How Much Water Should I Drink?

In this episode, John talks about the importance of hydration for singing and the steps we can take to support our voice. Episode highlights: The mucus membrane on the vocal folds
humidity and your singing voice

Humidity and Your Singing Voice

Don't Let Your Voice Dry OutEvery singer has experienced this: you keep drinking water, and yet your throat feels constantly dry. Low humidity levels in your environment can cause this.Humidity
Microphone and straws

Episode 235 – The Great Straw Debate

Straw phonation can be an excellent warm-up and can help a singer find vocal balance, but at the same time, it should be used within reason as a tool but