Moving Towards Consistent Vowels for Choir

A small ensemble rehearsing Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus is used to reveal techniques on how to shape vowels for good choral blend. Director Brian Wismath uses demonstrations of inconsistent and consistent vowel sounds to highlight the difference between 'wide' versus 'long/vertical' vowels.

Demonstrations of consistent and inconsistent vowels

Tips on how to approach vowels with intention

Learn how vowel shape impacts tuning and clarity of text