Robert Sussuma

VOICE, MOVEMENT, and…

VOICE, MOVEMENT, and… THE FEAR OF EASE/THE VIRTUE OF LAZINESS

I was recently teaching a workshop and a participant said, “I’m afraid of E’s!” (as in the high note E). I thought she was saying, “I’m afraid of ease,” which I considered to be completely brilliant and wise. After my misinterpretation became obvious, we all read more >

VIDEO: BREATHING NATURALLY #1

VIDEO: BREATHING NATURALLY #1 Welcome to the first mini-lesson in my new series entitled ‘Breathing Naturally’. Often, as singers, we were taught to breathe in specific ways. In these episodes I will challenge the ways we think we ‘should’ breath when singing. You will learn to match your intake read more >

VIDEO: TAMING TONGUE TENSION #3

VIDEO: TAMING TONGUE TENSION #3 This is the third and final video in the tongue tension series. You can repeat the movements in this series often, each time reminding yourself that there’s an easier way to be! This is a great way to start any vocal warm-up. read more >

VIDEO: TAMING TONGUE TENSION #2

VIDEO: TAMING TONGUE TENSION #2 Learning to release the habitual tension at the root of the tongue is one of the best things you can do for your voice! read more >

VOICE, MOVEMENT and… A FUNNY THING CALLED LEARNING

Learning can be a funny thing… On the one hand, learning requires that we know something about what we’re doing, on the other, we really just can’t know what’s going to happen at all! And this sense of not knowing can stretch on for quite read more >

VIDEO: TAMING TONGUE TENSION #1

VIDEO: TAMING TONGUE TENSION #1 The tongue is pound for pound the strongest muscle in your body. Make sure it’s working for you instead of against you. Many of us hold our daily stress in our tongue and might not even realize that our tongue is already tense when we read more >

Bio

Robert Sussuma, originally from New York City, is an explorer, a life-long learner and a connoisseur of connections: movement, speaking and singing, voice science, emotions, music, motor learning, neurology-in-action, and deep personal development - to name a few. His formal education is in vocal performance (Bachelors of Music in Voice Performance and Masters of Music in Early Music Voice Performance). However, early in that training, he was introduced to the FeldenkraisĀ® Method of Somatic Education and has seen the two fields as inseparable ever since. He is now a Guild Certified FeldenkraisĀ® Practitioner. Robert has taught Private Voice Lessons and Voice and Movement Classes at Naropa University (Boulder, Colorado), Haverford College (Philadelphia,

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ONE VOICE, ANY STYLE, Paris, France: February 13-17, 2017. Contact reg_olivier@hotmail.com to register

BODY, VOICE and EMOTION, Paris, France: February 20-23, 2017. Contact reg_olivier@hotmail.com to register

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