Robert Sussuma

VOICE, MOVEMENT, and…

VIDEO: DELICIOUS DICTION: FROM LISPYNESS TO CRISPYNESS #3

VIDEO: DELICIOUS DICTION: FROM LISPYNESS TO CRISPYNESS #3 read more >

VIDEO: THE GREAT SCHNOZZOLA #3

VIDEO: THE GREAT SCHNOZZOLA #3 Forward placement, brightness, twang… these are all qualities associated with the Great Schnozzola. What are they and how are they different from each other? Viva la schnoz!   read more >

VIDEO: UNLOCKING THE JAW #3

VIDEO: UNLOCKING THE JAW #3 I trust that this final part of the series will bring more comfort to your singing and clarity to your vocal intentions so that your sound can come through unimpeded by your tongue and jaw!   read more >

VIDEO: UNLOCKING THE JAW #2

VIDEO: UNLOCKING THE JAW #2 As you will soon discover, it is possible to initiate the movement of opening the mouth from the jaw OR the head! The two different pterygoid muscles play a major role in this ability! Differentiating them is the key that UNLOCKS the JAW! read more >

VIDEO: UNLOCKING THE JAW #1

VIDEO: UNLOCKING THE JAW #1 The explorations in this series are about releasing that excessive jaw tension with awareness and easy movements while clarifying the use of the jaw from that of the head and tongue. Very useful stuff! read more >

VIDEO: THE LARYNX: MOVE IT OR LOSE IT! #3

VIDEO: THE LARYNX: MOVE IT OR LOSE IT! #3 This lesson will–in subtle and fascinating ways–help you restore the full range of movement of your larynx while also employing a vocal mode that helps reduce vocal fold swelling and increase vocal coordination…many levels, as usual! read more >

VIDEO: THE LARYNX: MOVE IT OR LOSE IT! #2

VIDEO: THE LARYNX: MOVE IT OR LOSE IT! #2 Restoring the full range of movement of your larynx is crucial for singing so that you are not trying to build some technique or skill on top of a sub-optimal or limited laryngeal function. (You may choose to maintain a certain laryngeal position more often read more >

VIDEO: THE LARYNX: MOVE IT OR LOSE IT! #1

VIDEO: THE LARYNX: MOVE IT OR LOSE IT! #1 The ability of the larynx to move freely up and down is a basic laryngeal function. The larynx must ascend as we swallow and descend as we yawn. Larynx height is also associated with pitch in the most basic way i.e. for a higher pitch, read more >

VIDEO: WISE EYES #3

VIDEO: WISE EYES #3 This is the ultimate instillation in the tryptic of mini-lessons for your Wise Eyes. In this series, I hoped to open your eyes to the many possibilities as well as, perhaps, some of your habits and limitations so that you may learn how to use visual read more >

VIDEO: WISE EYES #2

VIDEO: WISE EYES #2 Have you ever noticed that some singers seem to do unusual things with their eyes, such as looking up for high notes, and down for low notes? Maybe there is some wisdom in this? Feast your eyes on this 2nd video in the 3 part 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 Feldenkrais® Method of Somatic Education and has seen the two fields as inseparable ever since. He is now a Guild Certified Feldenkrais® 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

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