165 episodes

Sharing inspiring interviews with music educators from around the world, the FULL VOICE Podcast shares pedagogy, business strategies, and best practices for your voice studio.

The Full Voice Podcast With Nikki Loney A fun and informative podcast for the independent voice teacher working with singers of all ages. Sharing inspiring interviews with music educators from around the world, the FULL VOICE podcast shares modern teaching tips, vocal pedagogy, business stra

    • Education
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

Sharing inspiring interviews with music educators from around the world, the FULL VOICE Podcast shares pedagogy, business strategies, and best practices for your voice studio.

    165 | Organizing Resources with Heidi Heaver

    165 | Organizing Resources with Heidi Heaver

    Organizing teaching materials is no simple task. Printed music, digital files, mp3 tracks, sheet music, music games - even if you get them organized, THEN how best to distribute them to your students so that everyone can enjoy productive lessons? Heidi Heaver is an elementary music teacher with over 30 years of experience. She is also a member of the FULL VOICE Team and is responsible for keeping Nikki organized. (A daunting task indeed) Heidi shares organizational strategies for teachers in the season finale of season six of the FULL VOICE Podcast

    https://www.fullvoicemusic.com/podcasts/165-2/

    Links mentioned in this podcast:

    https://www.notion.so/
    https://Musicology.ca
    https://www.mymusicstaff.com/
    https://www.dropbox.com/

    Find and Follow our new Instagram Account:
    https://www.instagram.com/songsandstudiesforkids/

    • 1 hr 5 min
    FVPC #164 Serving Young Musicians, Dry Mouth, Websites 101

    FVPC #164 Serving Young Musicians, Dry Mouth, Websites 101

    Popular Musics Specialist Jessica Baldwin shares strategies for allowing our young singers to experience a more comprehensive sample of music genres so we can enable them to find their true music passions and appropriate educational opportunities. Next, heather Nelson discusses the causes and symptoms of dry mouth. Finally, website expert Angela Winter talks about the three things we need before we can start a new website project.

    In episode 164

    Serving Young Musicians with Jessica Baldwin (5:15)
    Find and Follow Jessica:
    https://www.jessbaldwin.com/studio
    https://truecolorsvoiceandartist.com/

    Dry Mouth with Dr. Heather Nelson (29:17)
    Find and Follow Heather:
    https://www.drheathernelson.com/


    Websites 101 with Angela Winter (42:47)
    Find and Follow Angela: 
    https://www.awakenedcreator.com/

    • 1 hr 13 min
    FVPC #163 Mindfulness for Busy People, Websites that Work

    FVPC #163 Mindfulness for Busy People, Websites that Work

    In Podcast 163, Yoga and Meditation teacher Steve Ferrell helps us all find simple moments of presence and mindfulness during this busy time of year. Then, website design expert Angela Winter discusses the deep work clients need to do to develop a beautiful, functional website that works.


    www.fullvoicemusic.com/podcasts/163-2

    Mindfulness for Busy People with Steve Ferrell (3:37)

    Yoga and meditation coach, Steve Ferrell, shares simple activities that can bring us back to the moment at hand.
    Find and follow Steve:
    IG @movewellfeelgood

    Websites that Work with Angela Winter (32:00)

    Website design expert Angela Winter discusses helpful details about building a beautiful and functional website.
    Find and follow Angela:
    https://www.awakenedcreator.com/portfolio
    IG @angelapwinter

    • 55 min
    FVPC #162 Connecting with Repertoire, Music Teaching Platforms, TikTok 101

    FVPC #162 Connecting with Repertoire, Music Teaching Platforms, TikTok 101

    Donna Rhodenizer talks about connecting with students so teachers can discover better repertoire choices for young singers. She also discusses the challenges of getting students to perform after a long hiatus. Next, Takenya Battle shares new online teaching platforms developed for online music lessons and how she helps families make the switch. Finally, Karen Michaels gives us an overview and best practices for using TikTok as a business tool. Fabulous guests and timely topics on episode 162 of the FULL VOICE Podcast.

    Connecting with Repertoire with Donna Rhodenizer (2:42)
    Donna Rhodenizer shares strategies for choosing music your students will love to sing. (Hint! You have to get to know them first!) Donna also shares teaching strategies as we return to in-person performances in our studios and schools.

    Find and follow Donna:
    https://donnaandandy.com/

    New Music: My Treehouse by Donna Rhodenizer
    https://donnaandandy.com/songs-for-young-singers-my-treehouse

    Music Teaching Platforms with Takenya Battle (32:41)
    Music teacher and technology expert Takenya Battle shares new platforms for teaching music and how she helps her families navigate the change to a new platform.

    Find and follow Takenya:
    https://www.instagram.com/kenyaskeys/
    @kenyaskeys


    TikTok 101 with Karen Michaels (43:08)

    Music teacher and social media expert Karen Michaels gives us an overview and best practices for using TikTok to promote your teaching studio.

    Find and follow Karen:
    https://www.instagram.com/socialbutterflygroup/

    Listen to Karen's new podcast:
    Your Creative GPS
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/your-creative-gps/id1603864414

    • 1 hr 4 min
    FVPC #161 Five Business Game Changers

    FVPC #161 Five Business Game Changers

    Looking back on your teaching career, what would you have done differently? Where did you get stuck? What caused you the most (unnecessary) suffering? In episode 161, Nikki shares her top five game-changing decisions that significantly impacted business, family, and life balance.

    Don't forget to check out our new website - www.fullvoicemusic.com

    • 36 min
    FVPC #160 Self Acceptance and Self Expansion, Inspiring Musicianship Skills

    FVPC #160 Self Acceptance and Self Expansion, Inspiring Musicianship Skills

    In episode 160, Jessica Baldwin shares an inside look at the work in creativity coaching, namely self-acceptance, and self-expansion. Brenda Earle Stokes talks about identifying the performer's goals and needs and how she introduces musicianship skills to all her students.

    In this episode:

    Self Acceptance and Self Expansion - Jessica Baldwin (4:45)
    Contemporary Voice Specialist, creativity coach, and indie singer-songwriter Jessica shares an inside look at the work in creativity coaching. 

    Visit her website for more information about her upcoming courses:

    https://truecolorsvoiceandartist.com/
    https://singinginpopularmusics.com

    Inspiring Musicianship Skills - Brenda Earle Stokes (20:15)

    Piano and voice teacher Brenda Earle Stokes talks about identifying the performer's goals and needs and how she introduces musicianship skills to her students. 

    Find and follow Brenda:
    https://www.instagram.com/brendaearlestokes/
    www.pianoandvoicewithbrenda.com
    https://theversatilemusician.teachable.com/

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

mamasjoyfulheart ,

Wonderful resource

Nikki’s podcasts are the highlight of my week! I have learned an invaluable amount of information from her podcasts - so many great teaching nuggets! If you teach littles, this is a must-listen/must-subscribe!

Mooz-ic ,

Incredible information

Nikki speaks to incredibly experienced voice professionals who share their knowledge. So helpful for teachers who want to deliver the best music lessons they possibly can. Lots of great business tips too.

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