MVA News

New MVA Vocal Series Featured By Sound Chamber Studios And Entertainment 

Martins Vocal Academy is pleased to partner with our recording studio Sound Chamber Studios and Entertainment as we feature our MVA students and recording clients in this special series.  MVA is dedicated to its students and their progression through music and the arts. The methods taught within MVA are second to none and apply the practical methodology and today's cutting edge techniques not only in a student's voice but much further.  We deep dive into social media, branding, streaming, recording, artist

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The Truth About Chronic Sinusitis - William E. Bolger, M.D.  

William E. Bolger, M.D., an otolaryngologist at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida. 

Dr. Bolger is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in Rhinology and Sinus Surgery. Board-certified in Otorhinolaryngology and fellowship-trained in Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, he has more than 25 years of dedicated experience in treating advanced, unusual or difficult to treat sinus conditions.Dr. Bolger has extensive experience with minimally invasive endoscopic sinus surgery, as well as comprehensive medical…

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Self Healing and Lymphatic Massage Drainage with Dr. Alan Mandell  

Dr. Alan Mandell was presented the 2016 Florida Chiropractic Association–Performance Health Humanitarian Award. 

Dr. Mandell has helped hundreds of thousands of people worldwide with his self-help videos to get well naturally, without the use of drugs, dangerous side effects, and invasive procedures. His years of experience through spinal biomechanics (the study of the mechanical laws relating to the movement or structure of living organisms) is what sets him apart from all others. His focus is working…

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Vocal Strain  

Vocal strain is the most frustrating, agitating, and sometimes an even painful aspect of singing. It destroys tone quality, restricts range, and turns singing into a chore instead of fun. 

The big question is, "can we reduce our vocal tension? Of course, we can! 

What Is Vocal Strain? 

In most cases, vocal tension is caused by bad singing technique. Once we learn how to sing with good technique, all of these vocal tension problems will disappear. Every note in our singing range should be accessed easily…

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7 Tips and Tools To Help Singers Battle Phlegm  

Phlegm - the thick viscous substance secreted by the mucous membranes of the respiratory passages, especially when produced in excessive or abnormal quantities, e.g., when someone is suffering from a cold. 

Phlegm or as we commonly know it as “Drainage”. It can show it’s ugly head in the blink of an eye and out of nowhere! But even though it’s the professional vocalists' nemesis, we, in fact, need it. Not all of it mind you but some of it nonetheless. It acts as our lubricant for our vocal cords or vocal…

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MVA Vocal Workshop Kick Off Is A Success! 

July 20th, 2018 marked the launch of the MVA Vocal Workshop!  It was a success!  We started at 11:00am and ended at 6:00pm.  During this time we covered all of the fundementals that creates a solid foundation for your vocals that gives you the knowledge and confidence needed to take the stage by storm!  We had so much fun and we enjoyed teaching as well as coaching.  What do I mean by that?  Well, we start off teaching the fundementals.  From my favorite vocal exercises that I personally use daily to proper…

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Introducing The Sound Chamber Studios Vault Sessions Series  

Sound Chamber Studios and Entertainment are introducing a brand new Youtube Series featuring recording sessions from the Vault and we are releasing never before heard tracks and sharing them on our Youtube Channel.  We will be featuring students of MVA and Artists that record through Sound Chamber Studios with original music as well as some of our favorite cover tunes as well.  From Pop, Rock, Country, Easy Listening, Alternative, Gospel, and Holiday favorites to just name a few genres we will be…

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Working With The Multi Talented Christina Villaverde 

Today we are working with Christina Villaverde, a multi-talented vocalist with vast experience and knowledge in the music industry.  We have had a blast recording many different songs varying in style and genres.  We have also been putting together a speaking reel for all of her speaking engagements.  We have worked together on a past project for the audiobook, CANTAR 101 written by Nancy Bos. 

We are also partnering up with Christina for all audiobook recording projects for her dynamic narration and…

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MVA Vocal Workshop Is A Huge Success! 

This Fall we scheduled a one on one MVA Vocal Workshop with a new client, Rex Perrard and to say the workshop was a huge success would be an understatement!  Here's what Rex had to say about the MVA Vocal Workshop. 

“Well, Jerry, I can't say enough. My vocal workshop exceeded expectations. From the sign up with Tabitha thru the follow-up correspondence, the experience was professional, yet warm and inviting which is very important. Jerry has ways to get the most from you before you realize what you just…

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Laryngitis! What It Is And How To Battle It!  

Laryngitis! What It Is And How To Battle It! 

Hey Everyone!  This is something I've been meaning to write about and it seems like now is the time. 
To all of my singing friends out there and those of you who use your voice for your profession, Laryngitis, our age-old nemesis can show it's ugly head at the most inopportune times.  For most vocalists, it can take away our voice completely and for some it gives a rough, dry lower ranged sound.  Trust me, it's not fun being on stage without a voice.  Standing…

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