Episode 289 – Twang, Tilt, Cry, and More With Becky Gilhespie

In this episode, John talks with author and voice teacher Becky Gilhespie about the terms Creak, Cry, Tilt, Twang, and Sob, and why you need to know what these are. 

Episode Highlights: 

  • How using different postures of the voice can boost frequencies 
  • Vocal fry and how it is similar to “creak”
  • How to feel where the vocal fold muscles are to be able to fine-tune the voice
  • “Cry” and how it can add so much emotive quality to the singing voice

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