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The Young Aspiring Singer

  • Debra Jean PhylandEmail author
  • Neil A. Vallance
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Abstract

We must emphasise that we have found children’s vocal folds seem to be highly robust and resilient. Almost all use-related voice concerns can be averted expediently especially for the singing child who invariably has a greater interest or investment in vocal recovery and a unique and relatively higher insight into their individual vocal capabilities, than non-singers. High levels of vocal fitness can be achieved and seemingly extended with expert guidance, appropriate singing training, and positive singing experiences. With optimal efficiency and balance among the power, source, and filter aspects of voice, appropriate vocal repertoire and singing conditions, the young singer can happily ‘load’ the voice, singing healthily with endurance levels that may exceed our expectations in view of their size and stature.

Keywords

Singers Voice training Young singers in professional industry Vocal development Children and singing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Voice Medicine AustraliaEast MelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash HealthMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia
  3. 3.Melbourne Voice Analysis CentreEast MelbourneAustralia

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