So You Want to Sing Music Theater: A Guide for Professionals (So You Want to Sing 1)

So You Want to Sing Music Theater: A Guide for Professionals (So You Want to Sing 1)

By: Karen Hall (author)Paperback

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In So You Want to Sing Music Theater: A Guide for Professionals, singer and scholar Karen S. Hall fills an important gap in the instructional literature for those who sing or teach singing to those seeking their fortunes in music theatrical productions. Developed in coordination with the National Association for Teachers of Singing, this work draws on current research from the world of voice scholarship to advance the careers of singers exploring or already deeply embedded in the world of music theater.

About Author

Karen Hall, soprano, is a voice teacher, author, editor, and researcher who holds degrees in vocal performance and a doctorate in education from Columbia University, Teachers College. A versatile performer, Dr. Hall has performed in opera, operetta, concert, oratorio, recital, chamber music, and music theatre throughout the United States and Europe. She is a five-time Metropolitan Opera Regional Finalist and has been recognized by the College Music Society, the National Association of Teachers of Singing, and the Voice Symposium for her research on music theater singing. She also serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Singing, the research publication of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Scott McCoy is Professor of Voice and Pedagogy at The Ohio State University and director of the Helen Swank Voice Teaching and Research Lab. Wendy LeBorgne is the voice pathologist, singing voice specialist, and director of the Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation (Dayton, OH), and The Professional Voice Center of Greater Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH).

Contents

Chapter 1 - History of Music Theater Chapter 2 - Singing Music Theater and Voice Science, Scott McCoy Chapter 3 - Vocal Health and the Music Theater Vocal Athlete, Wendy LeBorgne Chapter 4 - Music Theater Vocal Pedagogy Chapter 5 - Listening Examples and Repertoire Recommendations Chapter 6 - Music Theater Styles Chapter 7 - Performing Music Theater Appendix A - Ten Things for Aspiring Music Theater Singers to Know Appendix B - Top Ten Pieces of Audition Advice Appendix C - Tips for Conductors

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780810888388
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 180
  • ID: 9780810888388
  • weight: 281
  • ISBN10: 0810888386

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