The voice characters in the Universal Voice System


The voice characters in the Universal Voice System

The 4 voice characters Speech, Belting, Whisper & Classical

In the Universal Voice System (UVS) four voice characters central: Speech , Belting , Whisper and Classical . These are based on the most common ways of communicating: speaking, shouting, whispering and singing. Each voice character has a unique tuning of eight different ones sound characteristics .
In this film, Alberto Ter Doest explains how to train these voice characters by choosing the right start. With the different starts you learn to control your breath flow and breathing pressure in order to find the optimal breath support for the voice character in which you want to sing. Have fun learning about the different onset, breath flow / breath pressure and voice characters.

UV. Guide 2.0self-study or with supervision

Universal Voice offers various voice training courses; from workshops , introductory courses to full one year education course where the UV. Guide 2.0 the central base is. You can also book singing lesson (s) with qualified UVI Master Teachers who all work according to the book and the Universal Voice System . They can help you further to work on your Personal Voice Plan and are situated all over the country.

We regularly publish new (video) articles on our website and social media channels that help you on your way to get the most out of your voice!

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  • Introduction workshop Universal Voice System
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    Introduction workshop Universal Voice System


    January 9, 2021
    1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (4 hours)
    By: Marga Zwirs
    Location : Zangschool Rotterdam

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    UV System THE BASICS


    March 22 and 23, 2021
    10 am – 6 pm (1 hour break)
    By: Alberto ter Doest and Daan Smits
    Location: Amsterdam

  • Singing lessons

    Singing lessons


    Private singing lessons with UVS in a nutshell
    Target: learn to sing better and easier in any style
    Frequency: once or periodically – > you decide!
    Teachers: Alberto ter Doest, Elke Rouwmaat, Jasmin de Wilde, Daan Smits and Syd Horster
    Dates: by appointment
    Location: Amsterdam

Alberto ter Doest

Alberto ter Doest

Author of Universal Voice Guide 2.0
& creator of Universal Voice System.


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