Voice Techniques: Clean vs. Breathy | Singing | Vocals | Voice | Lesson

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Your voice’s natural tone may be clean or breathy, and certain musical styles may demand one or the other. In this video, Jeannie Gagné shows you how to get the appropriate tone out of your instrument for the style you’re singing.

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About Jeannie Gagné:
Jeannie is a world-class vocalist who has been teaching vocal lessons and performing for more than three decades. She has sung with Philip Glass, Cher, toured with reggae legend Frankie Paul, and opened for Barenaked Ladies. She has sung on movie soundtracks and on dozens of recordings, been featured on television and radio, and traveled worldwide to teach and perform. On YouTube she’s known as The Vocal Genie. Her three solo albums highlight her four-octave range and unique vocal style. Jeannie also co-founded Berklee College of Music’s Performance Wellness Institute, where she is a professor on the voice faculty. She is the author of two groundbreaking books, Your Singing Voice: Contemporary Techniques, Expression and Spirit; and Belting: A Guide to Healthy, Powerful Singing.

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Kid Snippets: “Peter Hollens Voice Lessons” (Imagined by Kids)

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New Kid Snippets videos every MONDAY. If movies were written by our children… We asked a kid to teach his brother how to sing. This is what they came up with.

Special thanks to Peter Hollens for joining us in this video. Check out his channel at:

Special thanks to Summerhays Music Center for letting us film at their store.

Produced by Bored Shorts TV
Filmed and Edited by Ryan Haldeman
Peter Hollens
Richard Sharrah
Production Assistants:
John Roberts
Brett Roberts