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If you love to sing it can be very helpful to know a little about vocal health and what is called ‘vocal hygiene’.
In this video fragment of National Geographic’s film Incredible Human Machine, rock singer Steven Tyler is being monitored by a research team from Massachusetts General Hospital.
Months before, Steven Tyler was unable to sing because of a ‘vocal bleed’.
Finding the vocal techniques suitable for pop/rock, musical theatre, etc. can be difficult. Many voice teachers are still searching for the right tools to help their students singing contemporary music in a healthy way. EVTS and CVT are methods that work with contemporary song as well.
The Shenandoah Conservatory is working on a programm to promote the use of a healthy technique in contemporary music, such as pop/rock, R&B, etc.