Matt Edwards

Associate Professor of Voice, Shenandoah Conservatory Artistic Director of the CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute

Monthly Archives: November, 2014

Rock The Audition | How to prepare and for and get cast in rock musicals

If you have any interest in auditioning for pop/rock musicals, you’ve got to check out Sheri Sanders and her book “Rock The Audition | How to prepare and for and … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA

Looking for a great way to network with people in the music industry while learning more about everything industry related? Then you need to check out the National Association of … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why do voice lessons cost so much?

I’ve heard parents and singers ask why voice lessons cost so much, which is interesting since I just had a European colleague ask why voice lessons in the United States … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 10 Comments

Oral HPV Can Be Transmitted by Kissing | Fauquier ENT Blog

Well this is scary: HPV can be a serious problem for vocalists. If the virus finds its way to your larynx, you can develop vocal papillomas. This is just one … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

What to look for in an ENT

Professional singers are vocal athletes, and like all other athletes they are at risk of vocal injury. Injuries can happen because of abusive singing or coughing too hard or from … Continue reading

November 15, 2014 · 8 Comments

Paying for Music: Our obligation to our profession

Taylor Swift On Pulling Music From Spotify: My Music Shouldn’t Be Free – Hollywood Life. Taylor Swift made headlines last week for pulling her music from Spotify. Some in social … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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