Resources

Audio, Links, Sheet Music, and more.

Information about the voice and singing:

National Center for Voice and Speech

Voice Treatment Program at GBMC

The Voice Workshop

Vocal Process

One Voice, Singing and Theatre Voice Training

Baltimore Area Performing Organizations:

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

The Handel Choir of Baltimore

Opera Vivente

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre

Winter’s Lane Productions

Dundalk Community Theatre

Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Liberty Showcase Theatre

Spotlighters Theatre

Fells Point Corner Theatre

Baltimore Theatre Alliance

Bodywork:

Alexander Technique

Yoga for Singers

Feldenkrais for Musicians

Recording Studios:

Drew Mazurek

Secret Sound Studio

Sound Locker

Mobtown Studios

Sheet Music:

Sheet Music Plus

Amazon

TIS Music Catalog

Sheet Music Direct

Music Notes

Freehand Music

VOCAL TECHNIQUE (GENERAL)

Harpster, Richard W. Technique in Singing: A Program for Singers and Teachers. New York: Schirmer Books (Macmillan, inc. Division), 1984.

Bunch Dayme, Meribeth. The Performer’s Voice: Realizing Your Vocal Potential. New York: W. W Norton & Company, 2005.

Bunch, Meribeth. Dynamics of the Singing Voice. New York: Springer Verlag, 1982.

Bunch, Meribeth and Vaughan, Cynthia. The Singing Book. New York: W. W Norton & Company, 2004.

Brown, Oren L. Discover Your Voice: How to Develop Healthy Voice Habits. San Diego: Singular Publishing, 1996.

David, Marilee. The New Voice Pedagogy. Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1995.

Doscher, Barbara M. The Functional Unity of the Singing Voice, Second Edition. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1994.

McKinney, James. The Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults: a Manual for Teachers of Singing and Choir Directors. Nashville: Genevox Music Group, 1994.

McClosky, David Blair, Your Voice at its Best. Boston: The Boston Music Company, 1972.

Fulford, Phyllis and Miller, Michael. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Singing. New York: Alpha, 2003

Brown, William Earl. Vocal Wisdom: Maxims of Giovanni Battista Lamperti. New York: Arno Press Inc. 1968.

Husler, F. And Rodd-Marling, Y. Singing: The Physical Nature of the Vocal Organ. New York: October House Inc., 1965.

Lehmann, Lilli. How to Sing. New York: The Macmillan Co. 1909.

Fields, Victor A. Training the Singing Voice. New York: King’s Crown Press, 1947.

Klein, Joseph. Singing Technique. Princeton: D. Van Nostrand Co. Inc., 1967.

Reid, Cornelius L. Bel Canto. New York: Patelson’s Music House, 1972.

Reid, Cornelius L. The Free Voice. New York: Patelson’s Music House, 1965.

Miller, Richard. The Structure of Singing: System and Art in Vocal Technique. New York: Schirmer Books, 1986.

Miller, Richard. Training Soprano Voices. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Sundberg, J. The Science of the Singing Voice.

Hines, Jerome. Great Singers on Great Singing.

VOCAL TECHNIQUE (MUSICAL THEATRE/COMMERCIAL)

Kayes, Gillyanne. Singing and the Actor: Second Edition. . New York: Routledge, 2005.

Melton, Joan. Singing in Musical Theatre: The Training of Singers and Actors. New York: Allworth Press, 2007.

Peckham, Anne. The Contemporary Singer: Elements of vocal technique. Boston: Berklee Press, 2000.

Melton, Joan. One Voice. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Drama, 2003.

Lebon, Rachel, L. The Professional Vocalist: A Handbook for Commercial Singers and Teachers. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press,1999

Lebon, Rachel, L The Versatile Vocalist: Singing Authentically in Contrasting Styles and Idioms, 2006

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERFORMING/DEALING WITH STAGE FRIGHT

Sloan, Carolyn. Finding Your Voice: A Practical and Spiritual Approach to Singing and Living. New York: Hyperion, 1999.

Green, Barry and Gallwey, W. Timothy. The Inner Game of Music. New York: Doubleday, 1986.

Green, Don, Audition Success:An Olympic Sports Psychologist Teaches Performing Artists How to Win. New York: Routledge, 2001.

Balk. H. Wesley. Performing Power: A New Approach for the Singer- Actor. Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 1989.

Balk. H. Wesley. The Radiant Performer: The Spiral Path to Performing Power. Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 1991.

Balk. H. Wesley. The Complete Singer-Actor: Training for Music Theater. Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 1988.

Balk. H. Wesley. The Traveler’s Guide to Radiant Performance. Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press,

Cheng, Stephen Chun-Tao. The Tao of Voice: A New East-West Approach to Transforming the Singing and Speaking Voice. Rochester, Vermont: Destiny Books, 1991.

VOCAL HEALTH

Davies, D. Garfield and Jahn, Anthony F. Care of the Professional Voice: A Management Guide for Singers Actors and Professional Voice Users. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998

Brodnitz, Friedrich S. Keep Your Voice Healthy. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1953.

Cooper, Morton. Change Your Voice, Change Your Life. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. 1984.

Punt, Norman A. The Singer’s and Actor’s Throat. 3rd Edition. London: William Heinemann Medical Books, Limited, 1979.

REPERTOIRE/AUDITIONING – MUSICAL THEATRE

DeVenney, David P. The Broadway Song Companion: An Annotated Guide to Musical Theatre Literature by Voice Type and Song Style. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1998

Kayes, Gillyanne and Fisher, Jeremy. Successful Singing Auditions. New York: Routledge, 2002

MUSIC THEORY

Miller, Michael. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Music Theory. New York: Alpha, 2005.

Feldstein, Sandy. Practical Theory Complete: A Self-Instruction Music Theory Course. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred, 1982.

Surmani, Andrew, Surmani, Karen Farnum, Manus, Morton. Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory Complete. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred, 1998.

Bauguess, David, Sight Singing Made Simple: An Audio Course for Group or Self Study. Milwaukee: Hal Leonard, 1995.

SONGWRITING

Davis, Sheila. The Songwriters Idea Book. Cincinnati: Writer’s Digest Books, 1992.

Braheny, John. The Craft and Business of Songwriting: A Practical Guide to Creating and Marketing Artistically and Commercially Successful Songs. Cincinnati: Writer’s Digest Books, 2002.

Davis, Sheila. Successful Lyric Writing: A step-by-step course and workbook. Cincinnati: Writer’s Digest Books, 1998.

Wood, Clement. The Complete Rhyming Dictionary. New York: Dell, 1991.

Davis, Sheila. The Craft of Lyric Writing. Cincinnati: Writer’s Digest Books, 1992.

Kachulis, Jimmy. The Songwriter’s Workshop: Melody. Boston: Berklee Press, 2003.

PIANO

Bastien, James. The Older Beginner’s Piano Course. San Diego: Kjos West, 1977.

GUITAR

Hurwitz, Tobias. Rock Guitar for Adults: The Grown-Up Approach to Playing Guitar. Lakeside, CT: Workshop Arts, 1999.