Cantabile: Anchor #2: Aligning Your Instrument

What is the optimal position of singing?

the noble posture (gives us strength in our bodies to manage and regulate the rate of air flowing through vocal folds)

What is the noble posture?

the optimal position for singing; feet apart, hips, shoulders and ears aligned; sternum moderately high and flexible; head balanced at the center of the spine

Why is it important to have good posture when singing?

less likely to get tired, less hoarseness, consistent breath management, sing freely, balance register events, enhances authentic stage presence