Opera singer teaches B's fans how to be loud
BOSTON -- A local opera singer is teaching Bruins fans how to be loud without straining their vocal cords.
Bruins fans have been called the seventh man on the ice at TD Garden, and it's easy to see why.
“I could not even hear the whistles,” said a B’s fan.
“Let's go Bruins!” said another.
But all that cheering has its consequences.
“By tomorrow it's nothing,” said Derek Rix, B’s fan.
Vocal specialist and opera singer Elena Zoubareva says Bruins fans are doing it all wrong.
“They scream with very clipped and very abrupt sounds…and all of this actually could lead to very severe damage to their voices,” said Zoubareva.
Zoubareva added, “People should do gentle humming…massage their mouth and then when it comes to screaming they should inhale gentling like they smell the flowers,” said Zoubareva.
Some fans seem to think it's a badge of honor to show up at work the next day without a voice.
But thanks to Zoubareva, fan can cheer loud and proud. And they'll still talk the next day about a Bruins win!
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