The Mask You Won’t Want to Mask!

October 3, 2013By Dale KleinVocal Quality

What comes to mind when you hear the word “mask”? One possibility is the noun that refers to a protective covering of the face or something worn as a disguise (think Halloween).  Another option is the verb that refers to hiding or covering up…but what if I told you there was yet another choice, because … Read More

Your Voice: To Fry or Not to Fry?

April 23, 2013By Dale KleinVocal Quality

You’ve  no doubt heard this vocal behavior before but perhaps didn’t know what it was called.  It’s the sound someone makes when they speak at the lowest end of their pitch range and often run out of air.  The result is a gravelly vibrato that resembles the sound of something “frying in a griddle,” hence … Read More