Where Does My Voice Come From?

By Greschner, Debra | Journal of Singing, May/June 2012 | Go to article overview

Where Does My Voice Come From?


Greschner, Debra, Journal of Singing


Sharon Radionoff, Where Does My Voice Come From? Houston, TX: Sound Singing Institute, 2011. DVD, 90 minutes, $30.00. www.SoundSinging.com

Sharon Radionoff is a Singing Voice Specialist and the author of The Vocal Instrument (San Diego: Plural Publishing, 2008; reviewed in Journal of Singing 65, no. 3 [January/February 2009]: 374-375). Her latest contribution to materials for singers is DVD lecture about the voice. The presentation is divided into two parts: Part I focuses upon the voice, its components, and how it works, while Part II offers demonstrations of vocal warm-ups (which Radionoff calls voice balancing and preparation) and cool-downs, and additional information about other aspects, such as diction and articulation.

Radionoff begins the lecture-which was filmed before an audience-with an explanation of her role as a singing voice specialist. A singing voice specialist straddles the fields of voice science and voice pedagogy. Trained as a singer, she completed a Professional Fellowship at the American Institute for Voice and Ear Research with Dr. Robert Sataloff. She is a team member at the Texas Voice Center in Houston, where she works with otolaryngologists in rehabilitating voices.

The content of Radionoff's lecture is detailed and accurate, and she emphasizes the connection between body, mind, and spirit in singing. As she speaks to the audience, she uses power point slides to display important information, and show images and diagrams. …

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