Articles about Music Students

Hearing Health in College Instrumental Musicians and Prevention of Hearing Loss
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2016) Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 29-36

College musicians exhibit greater declines in hearing than the general population and are at particular risk because they rehearse and perform daily in loud environments. Also, they engage in use of personal listening devices which increases the amount of "exposure" ...

Vocal Hygiene Habits and Vocal Handicap Among Conservatory Students of Classical Singing
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 192-197

This study sought to assess classical singing students' compliance with vocal hygiene practices identified in the literature and to explore the relationship between self-reported vocal hygiene practice and self-reported singing voice handicap in this population. The primary hypothesis was that ...

Effects of Bel Canto Training on Acoustic and Aerodynamic Characteristics of the Singing Voice
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 198-204

This study was designed to assess the impact of 2 years of operatic training on acoustic and aerodynamic characteristics of the singing voice. Participants were 21 graduate students and 16 undergraduate students. They completed a variety of tasks, including laryngeal ...

A Survey of Equipment in the Singing Voice Studio and Its Perceived Effectiveness by Vocologists and Student Singers
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 334-339

Speech-language pathologists have long used technology for the clinical measurement of the speaking voice, but present research shows that vocal pedagogues and voice students are becoming more accepting of technology in the studio. As a result, the equipment and technology ...