Pedagogues’ perceived barriers and facilitators to resolution of vocal health problems in collegiate singers

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Emily Wolber Scheuring (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Robert Wells

Abstract: I. Opera Role: April 8, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Aycock Auditorium. Madame de Croissy in Dialogues of the Carmelites (Francis Poulenc) II. Solo Recital: November 5, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall. “Unbewegte laue Luft,” “Es träumte mir” from Acht Lieder und Gesänge, op. 57 (Johannes Brahms); “Von ewiger Liebe” from Vier Gesänge, op. 43 (Johannes Brahms); From the Diary of Virginia Woolf (Dominick Argento); Trois chansons de Bilitis (Claude Debussy); “Tu n’es pas beau, tu n’es pas riche” from La Périchole (Jacques Offenbach) III. Oratorio Performance: March 4, 2018, 4:00 p.m., Duke University Chapel. Angel I/Alto/Queen in Elijah (Felix Mendelssohn) IV. Solo Recital: October 29, 2018, 5:30 p.m., Recital Hall. “Quae moerebat et dolebat,” “Eja mater fons amoris,” “Fac ut portem Christi mortem” from Stabat Mater (Giovanni Battista Pergolesi); Sieben frühe Lieder (Alban Berg); Siete canciones populares españolas (Manuel de Falla); “Song of Black Max,” “At the Last Lousy Moments of Love,” “Waitin,” “George” from Cabaret Songs (William Bolcom) V. D.M.A. Research Project. PEDAGOGUES’ PERCEIVED BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS TO RESOLUTION OF VOCAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN COLLEGIATE SINGERS. Due to extensive curricular and extracurricular vocal demands, collegiate student singers are at high risk for phonotraumatic injury. Collegiate voice pedagogues have frequent one-on-one interaction with young aspiring performers, may be first to detect a voice problem, and may participate in an injured student’s recovery. Pedagogues may encounter common barriers and facilitators to the resolution of student vocal health problems. This qualitative research study aimed to identify these common barriers and facilitators through content analysis of 15 semi-structured, in-depth interviews with collegiate voice pedagogues. Interpretations, conclusions, and recommendations are offered by the author in light of the study findings.

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Language: English
Date: 2018
Performing arts medicine, Phonotrauma, Singing voice health, Speech-language pathology, Vocal pedagogy, Voice disorders
Voice teachers $x Attitudes
Singing $x Instruction and study
Singing $x Physiological aspects
Voice $x Care and hygiene
Voice disorders

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