214 pages
ISBN 978-1-909082-05-2
Price £20.00
Contemporary Choral Work with Boys
Martin Ashley Ph.D., M.Phil., B.ed., LTCL, FHEA

The choral world is drifting and in need of solutions in relation to one of its most enduring problems – the shortage of male singers.  Contemporary Choral Work with Boys offers a radical re-appraisal of the situation based on a unique combination of scholarly work on the sociocultural aspects of young male singing with similar cutting edge work on the physiological. The book provides clear, lucid information on the nature of puberty and later adolescence and the impact these times have upon both the vocal mechanism and the social self. New data answer many questions about whether or not trends in the timing of puberty are causing voices to “break” earlier and how choir directors and singing teachers need to respond. 

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