The Private Voice Studio Handbook: A Practical Guide to All Aspects of Teaching
(Vocal). No voice teacher can afford to be without the updated and revised editon of The Private Voice Studio Handbook, a comprehensive and practical ... Show synopsis (Vocal). No voice teacher can afford to be without the updated and revised editon of The Private Voice Studio Handbook, a comprehensive and practical guide for beginning or improving the work of the independent instructor. The topics addressed include: mission and policy statements; studio equipment and organization; auditioning and accepting new students; practice agenda for students; the importance of teaching music reading; repertoire for beginners; planning recitals; vocal techniques; teaching styles; adivising young singers; teaching adult students; teaching voice to children; taxes, insurance and retirement; networking; ethics in the voice studio; and more! Beyond being a great guide for private voice teachers, Joan Frey Boytim's groundbreaking book is an excellent resource for college and university voice faculty, and would be a valuable text for vocal pedagogy courses. Joan Frey Boytim has spent over 50 years teaching in her private voice studio. She is a nationally recognized and widely published expert in the training of young singers.