Care of the Professional Voice: Vocal Production & Vocal Health
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Mannes College The New School for Music
Course Number: CAPR 5039
Course Format: Group Lessons
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
To provide a working knowledge of the basic anatomy and physiology of the vocal tract/larynx that helps the singer rationalize the exercises they perform; to understand the differences between the singing and speaking voice in order to avoid vocal fatigue/tension during connected speech; to introduce techniques that maintain an efficient coordination between the respiratory/phonatory/resonation subsystems, in order to ensure vocal health and longevity; and to understand the basic principles of vocal tract resonance, and how these principles directly affect your ability to project the voice without effort. Open to junior and senior undergraduates, and graduate singers.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Open to Mannes School of Music students.