The perspective of trainers on the use of imagination in singing training
Satı Doğanyiğit 1 * , Nalan Yiğit 2
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1 Kırşehir Ahi Evran University, Kırşehir, Türkiye
2 Ankara University, State Conservatory Directorate, Ankara, Türkiye
* Corresponding Author


Based on how singing teachers and opera singers (teaching singing) apply imagination techniques in singing training, this study examines the use of these techniques in singing training. The data for the study using qualitative research method was collected through semi-structured interviews. A descriptive analysis was performed on the data collected from 18 individuals, including 13 academics and five opera singers. Overall, the study concluded that the following images are used by experts to describe the skills necessary to learn to sing correctly and effectively: adopting an appropriate posture, breathing properly, activating the required reflexes to keep the body aligned and working in balance and coordination, closing the vocal cords properly, opening up the resonance cavities, placing the voice correctly with a precise articulation, work rendition, and dynamics.



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