Roger has spent his professional life teaching entertainers, performers, presenters and entrepreneurs how to use their voices to influence their audience, showcase the best of themselves, control the outcome of each communication… and change the world.
No other vocal coach in history has been more commercially successful in both the speaking and singing fields. He has vocally produced more than 100 million CD sales worldwide, written 3 top selling books and appeared as a regular in 4 major Network TV shows.
Roger’s vocal coaching film credits include WALK THE LINE, CRAZY HEART, BEGIN AGAIN, and coming this holiday season, ANNIE, for Sony Pictures. Roger was the vocal coach for the mega-hit TV show GLEE. His singing students range from The Beach Boys to John Mayer and Gwen Stefani to Eminem. His acting clients are Keira Knightley, Angelina Jolie, Rooney Mara, Zoe Saldana, Will Ferrell, Reese Witherspooon, Jeff Bridges and Jennifer Lawrence. Roger coaches professional speakers such as Brendon Burchard, Glenn Beck, Suze Orman, John Gray and his favorite – Chelene Johnson.
Topics discussed in this episode:
– How to know your vocal quality needs to be improved.
– Are people interrupting you mid sentence? Or stepping away from you when you talk to them?
– Let people get to know you through the sounds coming out of your mouth.
– When you open your mouth to speak, people literally judge you in 1 second by the way that you sound. They judge whether your kind, likable, mean, etc.
– Most people talk in monotone, so take time to record yourself and listen to yourself.
– How you diminish your message by your voice.
– Sound waves hit your body and make changes on a cellular level that trigger feelings and emotions
– How to remove the nasal sound from your voice.
– How your voice effects your confidence.
– Fill up the space in front of you with your volume then add in melody.
– Head voice, chest voice, and middle voice.
– Tip: most people are breathing in their mouths, but we were born to breathe in through the nose so that our vocal cords don’t dry out.
– Breathe into your stomach and only speak when your exhaling.
– How impersonating someone can help you change your vocal quality.
Links from this episode:
Roger Love on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RogerLoveVocals
Roger Love on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rogerlove1
Roger’s Website: http://rogerlove.com
Voice of Success Seminar in January 2015: http://voiceofsuccess2015.com
Additional info about Roger:
Roger’s Speech at Harvard: http://youtu.be/BZRkJKGcHNc