TITLE

The Boy's Expanding Voice: Take The High Road

AUTHOR(S)
Leck, Henry H.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Choral Journal;May2009, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the approaches to be taken in teaching and understanding the boy's changing of voice in a choir. It suggests teaching boys to sing from the top down by utilizing their head voice, unless there is vocal damage. It recommends selecting music with a comfortable range and level of difficulty for each boy. The author explains that singing treble regularly without excluding low voices is a healthy approach for choirs with changing voices.
ACCESSION #
37336200

 

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