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Coughing, Sneezing, Laughing: Trans Voice Training Tips for Gender-Affirming Non-Speech Sounds

In a world where things seem to be involuntary, how do we make them voluntary? This question  lies at the core of training the non-speech sounds of your voice: coughing, sneezing, laughing, clearing your throat, and yelling. These sounds are considered to be reflexive, meaning that we make them when we are reacting to a Read more… “Coughing, Sneezing, Laughing: Trans Voice Training Tips for Gender-Affirming Non-Speech Sounds”

Vocal Feminization

Volume, Twang & Diaphragmatic Breathing – the Underutilized Elements of Vocal Feminization Training, and Why You Need Them

Within the transgender voice training community there is a strong focus on training the vocal resonance chambers. Scientific research tells us that shrinking your resonance chambers can create a more feminine voice, while expanding your resonance chambers can create a more masculine voice. Thus, the stress of many training methods is to place the greatest Read more… “Volume, Twang & Diaphragmatic Breathing – the Underutilized Elements of Vocal Feminization Training, and Why You Need Them”

Press

Seattle Voice Lab Teaches Master Class on Transgender Voice Training at Saint Louis University

SAINT LOUIS, February 29th, 2024 – Seattle Voice Lab (SVL), a leading expert in transgender voice training, is pleased to announce that its founder, Claire Michelle, and SVL’s Lead Instructor, Nathan Morgan, will be conducting a Master Class at Saint Louis University on Saturday, March 2nd. The Master Class will focus on the training of Read more… “Seattle Voice Lab Teaches Master Class on Transgender Voice Training at Saint Louis University”

Female to Male

Starting Testosterone and how it affects the Voice for FtM Transgender People

Voice masculinization is one of the most important components to individuals who are going through ftm transition. The voice is a powerful signifier of gender, and successful transformation can be the key to affirming gender identity. For some trans men, voice masculinization will involve testosterone hormone therapy. Testosterone will produce a physical change in the Read more… “Starting Testosterone and how it affects the Voice for FtM Transgender People”

Singing

Transgender Singing Strategies and How Targeted Lessons Can Help

Transgender singing is an exciting training process that will help you to transform the sound, sensation, and gender presentation of your singing voice. Whether you’re a professional vocalist, or someone who simply loves to sing for the fun of it, you will understand how deeply your voice can impact your everyday life. Scientific research has Read more… “Transgender Singing Strategies and How Targeted Lessons Can Help”