Points to remember when thinking about volume: Breath control and support A clear focused idea of where the voice is to reach A released and stress free approach that does not lead to forcing or shouting The ability to release and sustain breath, rather than to force it out of the body An understanding of…

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Aspects To Avoid

Work on volume without prior work on relaxation, posture and alignment. Forcing the voice without sufficient breath support, often resulting in a breathy, unforced sound. Voicing under pressure to increase volume, rather than using resonance to increase the amount of sound created. Speaking at rather than to people.  Not using direct eye contact and appropriate…

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