Singers! Do You Have TMJ?

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Do you have a TMJ problem? Do you even know what TMJ is? It's a joint affliction in your mouth that can seriously affect your singing. But don't worry—Backstage Expert and voice teacher Andrew Byrne explains how to diagnose TMJ, how to avoid it, and an easy stretch to help counteract it.

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Andrew Byrne
Andrew Byrne is a voice teacher, performer, and composer-lyricist. His songs have been featured in movies, Seth Rudetsky’s “Obsessed!” series, and in many international concert venues. He has served on the University of Michigan musical theater faculty, and has taught internationally at the Shanghai Theatre Academy, The Banff Centre, and the Danish Academy of Musical Theatre.