So You Want to Sing Early Music: A Guide for Performers


Chapters 2-5  Chapter 6  Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Appendix C / About the Author

Chapter 1 – Historical Overview of the Repertoire

Chapter 2 – Singing and Voice Science (Scott McCoy)

Chapter 3 – Vocal Health and World Music Singer (Wendy LeBorgne)

Chapter 4 – Grandfathers of Voice Pedagogy

Chapter 5 – Elements of Baroque Style

Chapter 6 – It’s All Chamber Music

Examples of Staged Productions:

Very traditional staging with period instruments.

Traditional staging with modern instruments.

Modern productions with period instruments.

Modern productions with modern instruments and baroque style.

Semi-staged operas, cantatas, and oratorios.

Fully staged oratorios.

Chapter 7 – Know the Score

Chapter 8 – Using All the Tools

Academic Programs:

Summer Workshops:

Specialty Baroque Choruses:

Church Choirs:

Small Consorts:

Young Artist Programs:


Opera Companies:

Early Music Festivals:

Other Resources:

Appendix C

About the Author and Contributors