The Story of the Voice

Aired on ABC Radio – Monday 7th February 2022

John Colapinto is a staff writer for The New Yorker and an amateur rock vocalist, but a vocal cord injury left him with a gravelly voice. 

His injury set him on a path to investigate the miracle of the human voice, to discover how it is that humans are able to push air up through our lungs and through the larynx to speak and communicate. 

After interviewing surgeons and linguists, John discovered that when it comes to speech, what we say is a kind of song. 

Further information

This Is the Voice is published by Simon and Schuster

Related Articles

Welcome to 2024

Welcome to 2024 We hope you have a great and restful festive season. We look forward to seeing you all back in our lessons and classes. Holiday Programs There are still vacancies for our two holiday programs next week starting 15th. 3 day Rock school workshops.  Film Making More Holiday Classes Information Additional Value! Free…

December Update

Seasons Greetings! What a year!!! Now we are coming to the end of 2022, on behalf of our staff, we would like to thank you for your amazing support and good wishes during the year. We also wish you a safe and very festive season and look forward to seeing you next year. Term 1…

Week 8 Update

« All Events Academy Open Forum Virtual Event Virtual Event August 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm UTC+10 The Academy invites you to an open forum to provide a Q&A session regarding; Transition to face to face learning – yes, it will happen. Feedback and concerns The new platform for accounts and learning Online…

May Update

https://youtu.be/fe4dq7F9cyM Changes to Fees Individual Casual lessons $50 per half hour Individual 10 Week package $45 per half hour All other fees remain the same Payment requirements All lessons must be paid in advance All packaged payments must be paid by week 2 Earlybird discounts 5% are only available by the end of week 10…

Responses