In recent years, motor learning theory has taken a more prominent place in vocal pedagogy. The theory itself is described in depth in Vocology by Ingo Titze and Kittie Verdolini
High school students can begin now to prepare for their music degree by avoiding any misinformation and getting answers straight from the experts in a new publication.
The So You Want to Sing series, sponsored by the National Association of Teachers of Singing and published by Rowman & Littlefield, is almost complete. Series editor Matthew Hoch is
The Singer’s Library column in the November/December issue of Classical Singer highlighted the book College Prep for Musicians, which offers information about applying to college music programs. But what about
Several articles in the May 2019 Classical Singer issue explore the topic of “crossover”—classical singers delving into musical theatre. In the cover article, Elizabeth Stanley details the path from her
Two books explore and preserve the ideas of renowned voice teachers who have left a lasting impact on the singing world.
Performance anxiety. It sounds so serious. While most performers would admit to feeling nerves before going on stage, or perhaps even a degree of “stage fright,” the words “performance anxiety”
Elizabeth Stanley’s path to the stage did not go as initially expected. Beginning first as a classical singer with a vocal performance degree, she quickly realized her passion and place in the musical theatre world. Her career now includes Broadway national tours, revivals, and originating roles. In this Classical Singer exclusive, she discusses her process for creating many different vocal qualities and styles, what life is like in a touring company, and the necessity for singers to share their own unique talent free from outside influences.
When I was a beginning voice teacher, I was eager to teach any student who came to me for lessons. I quickly found, however, that the students who had different
The Feldenkrais Method has been aiding singers for decades but has only recently become more accepted with scientific backing. Discover more about this method in a second edition publication.
If you’ve ever listened to an original Broadway cast recording while following along with the printed music, you may have noticed some differences between what you hear and what you
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