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Riva Capellari

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Located in Brookside in the heart of Kansas City


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How the Virus Spread through the Air

I found this interactive article to be very helpful in understanding what scientists are talking about when they speak of aerolization of particles and how they can spread the virus to others in a room even with distance and masks.

 

https://english.elpais.com/society/2020-10-28/a-room-a-bar-and-a-class-how-the-coronavirus-is-spread-through-the-air.html

COVID After Effects- Concerns for Singers

Almost a year later I am still writing about COVID and its negative effects for singers. Surviving COVID is of course the number one outcome we all want, but “long-haulers” are those that continue to have deleterious “after effects” officially known as “sequelae”. Here are a few:

Lung capacity can be reduced through pulmonary fibrosis

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COVID News

Here are some links to new information on COVID and singing and other aerosol producing activities!!!

https://english.elpais.com/society/2020-10-28/a-room-a-bar-and-a-class-how-the-coronavirus-is-spread-through-the-air.html

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/10/30/science/wear-mask-covid-particles-ul.html

 

The scoop on airborne virus transmission while singing

What an odyssey we have all been on.

For me, as for many private voice teachers, the scientific information regarding airborne virus transmission brought about a dramatic change in the way we teach our private voice students. Initially I imagined that I would be returning to the status quo, in person

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Is Your Smart Phone Making You Sound Less Smart?

In a recent paper co-authored by Nicholas Epley, a professor of behavioral science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, you may come off as less intelligent than you are when you text. According to Epley, texting “strips” us of all the vocal tones and cues that make us human. Read the whole

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Giving Voice to Job Hunters

It may have looked and sounded really silly, but it was a serious introduction to some career enhancement tools.

At a meeting of the Kansas City chapter of the Association of Career Professionals International, vocologist Riva Capellari led relaxing, stretching and breathing exercises.

Vocologist? That’s a professional trained to help people use their voices well.

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