Tongue Training

Taught by
Portrait of Anne-Marie Speed
Anne-Marie Speed
West End and International Vocal Coach – Film, Theatre, Musical Theatre, TV; Estill Mentor and Course Instructor (with Service Distinction & Advanced Testing Privileges), Estill Lifetime Achievement Award 2019
Date Sunday, January 29, 2023
Time 6:00:–9:00: (UTC)
Venue Online
Price £75.00
Early Bird £50.00 (enter code EARLYBIRD at checkout, valid till 1/15/2023)
Student £45.00 (enter code STUDENT at checkout)
Suitable for
speech & language therapistssingersprofessionalsstudentspeople familiar with Estill Voice Trainingactorssinging teacherspeople new to Estill Voice Trainingvoice teachers

Overview:

Did you know that the tongue influences and affects ALL of the below?

  • Ease of voice production
  • Efficiency of voice production
  • Extending the upper range
  • Strengthening the lower range
  • Breath pressure
  • Vocal strain
  • Projection
  • Belting across the range
  • Vowel equalisation
  • Muscle Tension Dysphonia

And of course

  • Authentic accents!

Plus much more besides!

This specially designed workshop will help both performers and teachers understand the many benefits of learning to work WITH the tongue, how it inhibits and where it limits voice production as well as the huge benefits independent, voluntary control!

Topics covered to include:

  • Review of anatomy of the tongue – it’s complex!
  • Vocal problems the tongue is responsible for – there will be some surprises!
  • Tongue tension and its effect on vocal function – greater than you realise!
  • Why vowel modification is a problem (and unnecessary)
  • Think you can’t do accents? – train fine motor control of the tongue muscles!
  • Speech training – the foundation of Diction
  • Unique insights offered by Estill Voice Training
  • Exercises and practise
  • Short masterclass
Taught by
Portrait of Anne-Marie Speed
Anne-Marie Speed
West End and International Vocal Coach – Film, Theatre, Musical Theatre, TV; Estill Mentor and Course Instructor (with Service Distinction & Advanced Testing Privileges), Estill Lifetime Achievement Award 2019