Author: Olivia Sparkhall (Homerton 1998)
Publisher: Compton Publishing
To maintain a healthy speaking and singing voice, it is essential to keep your instrument in good working order. This is a guide specifically aimed at young people, to help them to understand how to look after their voice. Ideal for choristers, choral scholars, aspiring actors and pop singers alike, it covers avoiding or dealing with problems like colds and sore throats, shouting in sports halls, overuse, diet, hormones, anxiety, abuse, and bad habits. There’s even simple anatomy, exercises, warm-up and cool-down routines, and further reading for those who want to delve into more detail.