Chapter 1 - Still Like That Old Time Rock `n' Roll: A History Lesson Chapter 2 - Singing Music Theater and Voice Science, Scott McCoy Chapter 3 - Vocal Health and the Rock Singer, Wendy LeBorgne Chapter 4 - Let Me Hear You Scream! (Rock Vocal Pedagogy) Chapter 5 - Blue Suede Shoes: Singing with Style Chapter 6 - I Love It Loud!: Using Audio Enhancement Technology Chapter 7 - Who Are You? Who-Who, Who-Who? Chapter 8 - Takin' Care of Business Chapter 9 - We Don't Need No Education! Or Do We? Appendix A - Classical Training and Bel Canto, Kathryn Green Appendix B - Vocal Exercise Patterns Appendix C - Breathing for Singing, Christina Howell Appendix D - Glossary of Terms Appendix E - Phonetic Symbols, Jonathan Flom
Matthew Edwards is assistant professor of voice and musical theatre styles, a specialist in rock, pop, country, and rhythm and blues at Shenandoah Conservatory/Shenandoah University. As a performer he has extensive experience in rock, musical theatre, and opera. Edwards has presented workshops on singing rock and using audio technology throughout the United States at universities and major conferences, including the Voice Foundation Annual Symposium Care of the Professional Voice, Musical Theatre Educator's Alliance, Southeastern Theatre Conference, and many others.
Teachers who are interested in teaching rock singers can consult resources such as this volume. Singers interested in performing professionally in the rock genre will find this book informative and useful, and those who teach them should read this volume as well. * Journal of Singing *