Synopses & Reviews
This book represents a milestone in Australian studies of singing. It celebrates the work of an extensive, diverse yet expert group of researchers who share a passion for scholarly and professional engagement with the behaviour and development of singing. This is an important publication, not least because the multi-professional focus collectively provides a holistic view of why singing is a core and shared feature of our humanity. - Professor Graham Welch, Institute of Education University of London, President of International Society for Music EducationThis volume draws together leading researchers and practitioners in voice pedagogy in Australia. The collection is designed to be an ongoing resource for singing teachers, and the publication is aligned with the Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing. The book serves as a snapshot of work in the field, and encompasses voice science, studio pedagogy, regional Australia, and the role of the performer-teacher. It transcends genre boundaries and includes chapters on opera, music theatre, choral music, jazz, worship singing and cabaret.