The Art and Practice
of Vocal Presence
Copyright © 2011 by Barbara McAfee
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any f……
To my one and only mother
And in memory of my father
W. R. (Bob) McAfee, Jr.……
This book makes a large claim. It declares that the quality and meaning of our lives may be dictated by our relationship with our voice. I always thou……
This book is not just about voice.
It’s about life.
It poses some big questions:
Are you willing to be alive?
And in service to what?
The voice is the muscle of the soul.
The Five Elements Framework
Sound when stretched is music.
Movement when stretched is dance.
Mind when stretched is meditation.
Life when st……
You’ve got to learn your instrument.
Then, you practice, practice, practice.
And then, when you finally get up
there on the ba……
Here is a summary of the Five Elements Framework to use as you practice.
At the Full Voice website (http://www.fullvoice.net), you will find six short videos to support your ongoing vocal presence practice. The first video ……
1. Information about the importance of indigenous wisdom in modern society is from Angeles Arrien’s The Four-Fold Way: Walking the Paths of ……
The resources listed here provide opportunities for further exploration and links to key individuals and organizations mentioned in the book.
Arrien, Angeles. The Four-Fold Way: Walking the Paths of the Warrior, Teacher, Healer, and Visionary. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1993.
Many voices harmonized with mine in the creation of this work.
A first bow of gratitude goes to the many clients who have trusted me with their beauti……
abuse/trauma, effects on voice of, 33
accents, changing your native, 31
affirmation. See water voice
Barbara McAfee’s passion is inciting radical aliveness in individuals and groups through sound, song, and real conversation. Her work interweaves the ……
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