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FULL VOICE Music Podcast

A podcast for voice teachers. Sharing pedagogy, business strategies, and best practices for your voice studio.

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The FULL VOICE Podcast is part of the NATSCast network.
The official podcast network of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

Our Latest Podcasts

Full Voice Podcast 168

168 | Recital Alternatives with Eden Casteel

Teachers work endlessly to prepare singers for recital performances, yet getting students excited or willing to participate in your formal, seasonal recital can be challenging. Eden Casteel shares inspiration for teachers looking for new ways to celebrate their students and showcase their teaching studios on episode 168 of the FULL VOICE Podcast.
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FULL VOICE Podcast episode 167

167 | Onboarding New Students (Part 2) with Michelle Markwart Deveaux

Michelle Markwart Deveaux discusses discovery calls, trial lessons, initial fit consultations, and how to talk about policies and money with ease and professionalism.
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166 | Onboarding New Students (Part One) with Sara Campbell

Welcome to season 7 of the FULL VOICE Podcast! Marketing and Branding Coach Sara Campbell (Savvy Music Studio) discusses how teachers can use their websites and social media accounts to clarify their offers, find the right clients, and welcome new students into their studios. Business strategies and best practices for your teaching studio! Find and […]
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165 | Organizing Resources with Heidi Heaver {Season Finale}

Organizing teaching materials is no simple task. Printed music, digital files, mp3 tracks, sheet music, music games - even if you get them organized, THEN how best to distribute them to your students so that everyone can enjoy productive lessons? Heidi Heaver is an elementary music teacher with over 30 years of experience. She is also a member of the FULL VOICE Team and is responsible for keeping Nikki organized. (A daunting task indeed!) Heidi shares organizational strategies for teachers in the season finale of season six of the FULL VOICE Podcast.
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164 | Serving Young Musicians, Dry Mouth, Websites 101

Popular Musics Specialist Jessica Baldwin shares strategies for allowing our young singers to experience a more comprehensive sample of music genres so we can enable them to find their true music passions and appropriate educational opportunities. Next, Heather Nelson discusses the causes and symptoms of dry mouth. Finally, website expert Angela Winter talks about the three things we need before we can start a new website project.
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163 | Mindfulness for Busy People, Websites that Work

In Podcast 163, Yoga and Meditation teacher Steve Ferrell helps us all find simple moments of presence and mindfulness during this busy time of year. Then, website design expert Angela Winter discusses the deep work clients need to do to develop a beautiful, functional website that works.
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162 | Connecting with Repertoire, Music Teaching Platforms, TikTok 101

Donna Rhodenizer talks about connecting with students so teachers can discover better repertoire choices for young singers. She also discusses the challenges of getting students to perform after a long hiatus. Next, Takenya Battle shares new online teaching platforms developed for online music lessons and how she helps families make the switch. Finally, Karen Michaels gives us an overview and best practices for using TikTok as a business tool. Fabulous guests and timely topics on episode 162 of the FULL VOICE Podcast.
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161 | 5 Business Game Changers

Looking back on your teaching career, what would you have done differently? Where did you get stuck? What caused you the most (unnecessary) suffering? In episode 161, Nikki shares her top five game-changing decisions that significantly impacted business, family, and life balance.
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