The Voice Behind The Voice: A Look At India’s Leading Women Vocal Coaches – Score Short Reads
When it comes to the behind-the-scenes dynamics of music, vocal coaches can be quite influential. After all, the best of the best singers need the training to sustain their vocals.
As is evident from the title of their profession, vocal coaches, of course, take care of a singer’s singing technique but they can often do so much more. From breathing techniques to the correct diction, their everyday state of affairs entails a lot of exercises. It’s no cup of tea and a few prominent female vocal coaches in India bear testimony to this.
And there’s no one sure-shot way to coach any singer. All all, genres differ, voices differ, and most importantly, people differ. ‘Every singer’s body and vocal habits are different. So I pick their exercises based on the specific gaps in their ability…The singing method in which I was trained overlaps a lot with speech therapy and vocal rehabilitation.’ says Vasundhara Vee, a Mumbai-based vocal ability mentor.