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Teaching Voices of the Opposite Gender

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0079
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers whether a voice teacher can be equally successful in teaching both male and female students. Some female teachers of singing are most comfortable teaching only female voices, ... More


The Performer as Voice Teacher

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter focuses on the role of a former singer as voice teacher. There is a significant difference between the continental European teacher and the North American teacher; the latter has not ... More


On Teaching and Studying

Donald George and Lucy Mauro

in Master Singers: Advice from the Stage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199324170
eISBN:
9780199397280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324170.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

In this chapter, the artists offer their advice on preparing voice students for a career in opera, vocal study, continued work with a coach or voice teacher, and issues related to practicing and ... More


Beginning with Another Teacher

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0055
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers questions that arise when singing for the first time for another voice teacher. Will, once again, everything learned in the past be wrong? Will the new teacher insist on ... More


Have You Read the Literature?

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0073
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter argues that the voice teacher should read the literature to gain more knowledge. Within the past decade, vocal investigation has produced considerable literature as to how the voice ... More


Developing Independence in the Student

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0062
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers how the voice teacher may help his/her students develop independence. Because of the highly personal nature of the art of singing, the rapport between the teacher and the voice ... More


A Stroll Past the Practice Rooms

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0058
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers what voice students do in the practice room. Young singers fall in love with exciting vocal literature, and there scarcely exists a voice teacher who doesn't have to warn ... More


Studio Procedures

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0067
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the importance of organized studio procedures to the voice teacher. Actual voice teaching sometimes suffers in competition with the myriad things a voice teacher is expected to ... More


The Singing Teacher in the Age of Voice Science

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0070
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers what a responsible voice teacher should be teaching in a scientific age. In principle, what a responsible voice teacher does in this scientific age is not appreciably different ... More


The Singer and the Otolaryngologist

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0095
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter emphasizes the importance of early consultation between the singer and the otolaryngologist to ensure the former's vocal health. One of the goals of good vocal pedagogy is to induce ... More


Vocal Coach or Vocal Technician?

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0043
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the roles of vocal coach and voice teacher in teaching students of singing. Waste of time, energy, and money is a normal part of the building of a professional singing career, ... More


Teaching Hearing the Voice

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers how to teach someone to hear the voice as a singing technique. To teach someone to hear the singing voice and to discriminate among timbres and the physical and acoustic ... More


Mysteries and Miracles

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0023
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the use of “mystery” techniques in voice lessons and whether they will produce miracles for the student. It argues that skillful singing depends on repeatable maneuvers that ... More


On the Invasion of Vocal Pedagogy by Science

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0071
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter comments on the idea that science has made undesirable inroads into the domain of vocal pedagogy in recent years, and that the voice teacher should not be concerned with physical and ... More


McPedagogy

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the so-called vocal McPedagogy, a form of nonsubstantive instruction in singing. McPedagogy consists of quick solutions, tricks, and gimmicks, largely based on mythological ... More


“What You Need Is More Support!”

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter argues that imaginative “placement” and “support” notions can not be trusted to remedy functional inadequacies present in the singing technique. It narrates the story of a voice teacher ... More


What the Vocal Arts Laboratory Can and Cannot Do

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0094
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers what the vocal arts laboratory can and cannot do in the teaching of singing. Expectations are sometimes unrealistic as to what can be learned from objective measurements of the ... More


“Simplicity” in Singing

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the notion that learning to sing is simple. It argues that students should view with skepticism the voice teacher who tries to assure them that singing is “quite a simple ... More


To Admire or to Teach?

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0021
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter stresses the need for the voice teacher to find the right balance between letting the students know what already is admirable and diagnosing what is in need of correction. By the nature ... More


Open Windows

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter presents the transcript of a keynote address delivered by the author at the National Convention of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, ... More


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