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 not relied on as a crutch.

In this episode, John discusses arguments for and against using the straw and its role in a singer’s vocal development.

John also explains some of the vocal science behind the straw and tips on adding it to your singing practice.