Reading List for all Courses and Seminars

Singing Teachers’ Toolkit

Core Reading

Doscher, B. (1994). The Functional Unity of the Singing Voice: Scarecrow Press.

Dayme, M. B. (2005). The Performer’s Voice. New York: W Norton & company.

Chapman, J. (2006). Singing and teaching singing. San Diego: Plural Publishing.

Gates, R., Arick Forrest, L., & Obert, K. (2013). The Owner’s Manual to the Voice: Oxford University Press.

Additional Reading

Friedlander, C. (2018). Complete Vocal Fitness: Rowman and Littlefield.

Thurman, L., & Welch, G. (Eds.). (2000). bodymind and voice: The VoiceCare Network.

McCoy, S. (2012). Your Voice: An Inside View. Delaware, Ohio: Inside View Press.

Kayes, G. (2004). Singing and the Actor. London: A&C Black.

Singing Voice over the Lifespan

Core Reading

Williams, J. (2018). Teaching Singing to Children and Young Adults (2nd ed.). Broughton: Compton Publishing Ltd.

Blakemore, S.-J. (2018). Inventing Ourselves: The secret life of the teenage brain. London: Penguin.

Brunssen, K. (2018). The Evolving Singing Voice. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing inc.

Bos, N., Bozeman, J., & Frazier-Neely, C. (2020). Singing Through Change: Studio Bos.

Additional Reading

Abitbol, J. (2006). Odyssey of the Voice. San Diego: Plural Publishing.

Linville, S. E. (2001). Vocal Aging. San Diego: Singular Thomson Learning.

Singing Voice Health and Rehabilitation

Core Reading

Cazden, J. (2012). Everyday Voice Care. Milwaukee,WI: Hal Leonard.

Jones, S. M. (2016). Laryngeal Endoscopy and Voice Therapy. Oxford: Compton Publishing.

Sataloff, R., Hawkshaw, M. J., Moore, J. E., & Rutt, A. L. (2014). 50 ways to abuse your voice. Oxford: Compton.

Rubin, A. D. (2014). The Vocal Pitstop. Oxford: Compton Publishing.

Scearce, L. (2016). Manual of Singing Voice Rehabilitation. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Shewell, C. (2009). Voice Work, Art and Science in Changing Voices. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Additional Reading

Martin, S., & Darnley, L. (2019). The Voice in Education. Oxford: Compton Publishing

Norton, K. (2016). Singing and Wellbeing: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Proof: Routledge.

Colton, R., & Casper, J. (1996). Understanding Voice Problems. Baltimore, Maryland: Williams & Wilkins.

Baker, J. (2017). Psychosicoal Perspectives on the Management of Voice Disorders. Oxford: Compton Publishing Ltd.

Butcher, P., Elias, A., & Raven, R. (1993). Psychogenic voice disorders and cognitive-behaviour therapy. London: Whurr.

Singing in the Brain

Core Reading

Helding, L. (2020). The Musician’s Mind: Rowman and Littlefield.

Dunbar, R. (2014). Human Evolution, Pelican.

Mithen, S. (2006). The Singing Neanderthals. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press.

Schmidt, R. A. and T. D. Lee (2011). Motor Learning. Motor Control and Learning. Champaign, IL, Human Kinetics.

Blakemore, S.-J., & Frith, U. (2005). The Learning Brain. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Additional Reading

Waitzkin, J. (2007). The Art of Learning. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Pink, D. (2009). Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us: Riverhead.

Dunbar, R. (2010). How many friends does one person need?, Faber and Faber.

Lieberman, D. (2013). The Story of the Human Body, Penguin Books.

Leakey, R. and R. Lewin (1992). Origins Reconsidered, Little, Brown and company.

Mithen, S. (1996). The Prehistory of the Mind, Phoenix.

Shubin, N. (2008). Your Inner Fish, Penguin Books.

Tecumseh Fitch, W. (2010). The Evolution of Language, CUP.

Wrangham, R. (2009). Catching Fire, how cooking made us human, Basic Books.

Gardner, H. (1999). Intelligence Reframed. New York, Basic Books.

Sacks, O. (2008). Musicophilia. London: Picador.

Hemsley, T. (1998). Singing and Imagination. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Westney, W. (2003). The perfect wrong note. Cambridge, Amadeus Press.

Starr, J. (2016). The Coaching Manual (4th ed.): Pearson Education Ltd.

Megginson, D., & Clutterbuck, D. (Eds.). (2009). Further Techniques for Coaching and Mentoring. Oxford: Butterworth.

Hill, J., & Oliver, J. (2019). Acceptance and Commitment Coaching. London: Routledge.

Functional Anatomy of the Voice

Core Reading

Morris, R., & Hutchison, L. (2017). If in doubt, breathe out! : Compton Publishing.

Howard, D., & Murphy, D. (2008). Voice Science Acoustics and Recording. Oxfordshire: Plural Publishing.

Bozeman, K. (2017). Kinaesthetic Voice Pedagogy. Gahanna, Ohio: Inside View Press.

Bunch, M. (1997). Dynamics of the Singing Voice (4 ed.). Wien, New York: Springer-Verlag.

Calais-Germain, B. (2013). Anatomy of Voice. Canada: Healing Arts Press.

Malde, M., Allen, M., & Zeller, K.-A. (2009). What every singer needs to know about the body: Plural Publishing.

Watson, A. (2009). The biology of musical performance. Plymouth, UK: Scarecrow press.

Additional Reading

Callaghan, J. (2000). Singing and voice science. San Diego: Singular Publishing Group.

Calais-Germain, B. (1993). Anatomy of Movement. Seattle: Eastland Press.

Calais-Germain, B. (2006). Anatomy of Breathing. Seattle: Eastland Press.

Bozeman, K. (2013). Practical Vocal Acoustics. New York: Pendragon Press.

Howard, D., & Angus, J. (2001). Acoustics and psychoacoustics (2nd ed.). Oxford: Focal Press.

Nair, G. (1999). Voice – Tradition and Technology. San Diego: Singular Publishing Group.

Sundberg, J. (1987). The Science of the Singing Voice. Dekalb, Illinois: Northern Illinois University Press.

Titze, I. R. (1994). Principles of Voice Production. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice Hall.

Netter, F. H. (1997). Atlas of Human Anatomy (2 ed.). East Hannover, New Jersey: Novartis.

Myers, T. W. (2014). Anatomy Trains (3 ed.): Elsevier.