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Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 5:37 PM


WWW.VOCALCOACH.CA 416-436-8063

Voice Training for the Singing Voice, Public Speaking, Transgender Voice Feminization and Masculinization, and products offered.

You are absolutely right about training cd’s. The information is too general. Even if you were able to figure out which exercises were good for your voice, you could not do them and also listen to yourself at the same time anyway. They are great as a low cost option to test out the waters before investing more into yourself, but overall what they offer is limited at best.

A Technical Diagnostic / Assessment is always the best way to find out what your voice really needs. We often do things that have no benefit for us. This will keep you from doing that in the future. Before you do any vocal work, such as vocal scales, you need to be sure you are not doing things that may reinforce inconsistencies or cause you to form bad habits. The voice can damage easily. It is important to know what you are doing, why you do what you do, and get a good foundation for anything you do vocally, including singing your song, off on the right foot.

I teach live in person at my office or on Skype (if you prefer home learning).

All my coaching is based on my medical/healthcare background and my training as a singing Vocal Coach, so it has two sides to it. I think both are necessary to train the voice properly.

Be sure to say hello on my new Facebook page at: I’d love to hear from you!

Donna Flynn
Vocal Coach & SVS, Author, Singer, Speaker

PS: BIO – My background gives you medically designed leading edge tools to help you far beyond what is normally offered by a Vocal Coach. Make the progress your voice is capable of making. Leverage it all with Educational Kinesiology for whole brain learning. My background includes:

1. Optimizing Technique 2015 Updates – Vocalizing with Ease: Provincial Voice Care Resource program, supported by the Division of Otolaryngology, University of British Columbia and BC Provincial Health Services.

2. Comprehensive Assessment and Management Focused on Technique - Vancouver General Hospital Pacific Voice Clinic, multidisciplinary clinic ALERT model:

• Client-centered approach to assessment examines the four fundamental areas of voice function.
• Potential interactions with primary or secondary anatomical features such as past illnesses/injuries, lifestyle, reflux, genetics, and aging. Learn to use the full voice in spite of life's little setbacks.
• Management Procedures -- Prioritize diagnostic and treatment process.
• Techniques (current and medically developed)
• Clinical example selections of treatment priorities for specific anatomical and muscle misuse factors.

3. University of Pittsburgh Voice Center - The Voice Group, Contemporary Voice Care Training

4. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Training. Topics learned include but not limited to are:

• Laryngeal Stroboscopy
• Transnasal Esophagoscopy
• Functional Endoscopic Evaluations of Swallowing
• Phono Microsurgery
• Laryngeal Framework Surgery
• Vocal Fold Injection
• Contemporary Voice Therapy

Managing Voice Strain/Hoarseness, Vocal Nodes, and Burnout

5. WHOLE BRAIN LEARNING - Educational Kinesiology Certification: Educational Kinesiology helps students leverage their training and tap into more of their potential through the balance between the technical and creative mind. It helps with memory retention and recall, and is used to speed up learning.

• Edu-K is used in over 90 countries and translated in to over 50 languages for companies such as Reebok, Chapters-Indigo, Ralph Lauren Footwear, Berklee School of Music, York University, McMaster University, University of Waterloo and the University of Toronto Teachers Education Program, Toronto Public Health, Centre for Early Learning – Exceptional Children Unit, City of Toronto – City Hall, The National Ballet of Canada, Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario Massage Therapy Association, York University, Canadian Montessori Teacher Education Institute, Peel District School Board, Providence Learning Centres, Georgian College, Toronto District School Board, London Catholic District School Board, Adidas Group, Ontario Science Centre, to name a few. In Toronto it is practiced in a number of Montessori and private schools.

6. Additional Training: My personal voice training background has exposed me to all aspects of the human voice and all music genres. I have trained privately through the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, and have extensive training in several Singing methods.

Call me today at 416-436-8063 and let’s start talking about you!

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Donna Flynn
Vocal Coach & SVS, Author, Singer, Speaker 416-436-8063
(near highway, ttc, and GO Transit)


• Location: North York, Toronto

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