Beautiful article: the power of music

From Science to Humanity’s Well-Being: 9 Extraordinary Examples of the Power of Music  

Releasing unresolved trauma in your body which is your instrument as a singer.

As I write about extensively in my book “Intrinsic Singing”, unresolved trauma in our body will limit our singing potential. It will mask the qualities of your authentic, God given voice, limit your vocal color, range, timbre.  Your spirit will not come through but be hidden under the bushel basket, to whatever degree. So what […]


As a singer, I had many recordings that my accompanist recorded for me once we nailed down the rendition.  I could have it recorded in the key that worked for my voice.  But once it is recoreded, it is difficult to change, even if you range changes.   So, how do we deal with this […]

Professional Singer’s experience with the Tomatis Method Ear Training

I stumbled upon Dr. Alfred A. Tomatis’ autobiography The Conscious Ear in the beginning months of 1999 at the Lincoln Center Library of the Performing Arts. I was fascinated by what I read. And in a marvelous bit of harmonic convergence,  Marvin Keenze brought Tomatis’ protege Paul Madaule (the director of the Listening Centre in […]

The Tomatis Method For Singers & Musicians

The-Tomatis-Method-For-Singers-and-Musicians-       Offered for educational purposes. The Tomatis Method For Singers and Musicians The Listening Centre, 94 Harbord St., Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1G6 E-mail:; web: An Excerpt from “About the Tomatis Method”, 1987 by Paul Madaule About The Tomatis Method Edited by Timothy M. Gilmour, Ph.D., Paul Madaule, L.Ps., Billie […]

For many children, singing is acquired earlier and faster than speech…

“Listening and Singing” by Paul Madaule Published in the NATS Journal of Singing, May/June 2001)   “While hearing is the passive reception of sound, listening is the active process of tuning in to those sounds we wish to receive while screening out those we do not wish to receive. Listening involves the perception of both […]

Dr. Alfred Tomatis’ work with singers & actors

“To Turn Singing on Its Ear: The Singer’s Voice and the Tomatis Listening Curve” “In addition to treating disorders (pathogenic conditions), the Tomatis method has been used to improve and sharpen potential (fortigenic). This notably has been the case with actors and musicians…” read more   John-Bede Pauley Publisher: Publication Date:  2008

Effortless diction in singing- just like when we are speaking…

  I love scientific principles and modern physics. They really work for me in my life. And for my singing voice as well.  We are Westerners and cannot proceed without science because science is the proven basis of our reality.  Without science, we still believe that the earth is flat, or that the Sound Center […]

A review of the book, “The Anatomy of Voice”

Anatomy of Voice How to enhance and project your best voice by Calais-Germain and Germain   A review by David Delaney, MA, CAR, LPC- Certified Advanced Rolfer® Singing Voice Trainer & Therapist 4.13.18   This book is a gold mine for an experienced singer but more especially for those who teach voice and quite comprehensive […]