Links to voice, singing and speech associations, and articles and pages about many aspects of voice.

Compiled by Alexander Massey at FREE YOUR VOICE


AOTOS (Association of Teachers of Singing) c/o The Sideways House, 146 Greenstead Road, Colchester, Essex CO1 2SN.
BVA British Voice Association (The). BVA 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PN, tel (+44)171 831 1060.
Classical Singer magazine and networking opportunities.
Industrial Society (The) 'The power of speech: speaking with conviction and confidence' (Courses).
NATS National Association of Teachers of Singing (The).
VASTA: Voice And Speech Trainers Association.
VASTAVOX is a listserv discussion group for those interested in voice and speech. You do not have to be a member of VASTA to join the discussion group.
VOCALIST Database and archive for a discussion group. An interesting group, but be warned, the volume of messages is unbelievable!

Vocal links Resources for the Classical Singer hosted by Lisa Miller; a superb set of pages!
VoiceCare Network (The)



Dennis Lewis writes well on this topic, including a book called 'The Tao of Breathing'. You can subscribe to his free newsletter on breathing.

Castrati - a (very!) short history of the castrati.
Castrati - all you want to know. A slighter fuller explanation of what castrati are (or were!).
Daring Diva

A fascinating set of links about the voice - with a bias towards classical singing, though there are some links to pop, and also psychological and healing aspects of voice.

Diction Domain Homepage, hosted by Yvonne Dechance.

An interesting resource for those speech and song specialists who want to know how to pronounce absolutely everything. Includes a very useful, specially devised IPS (International Phonetic Symbols) ASCII Equivalents Table that enables you to discuss pronunciations via your computer screen and the Internet.

Hoarseness: Common Causes
Male sopranos An up-to-date directory of current male sopranos, discographies etc.
Overtone Singing: Khoomei, Tuva, Tibetan, Mongolian
Psychogenic voice disorders

A brief glossary by Alexander Massey (Free Your Voice), including a useful reading list relating to the psychology of voice.

Singing: The New Grove Entry reproduced in full by permission of the publishers.
Sore Throats: Causes and Cures
'Voice+Speech' webpages created by Eric Armstrong.
Voice Disorders Center for Voice Disorders Home Page.
Voice resources compiled by Eric Armstrong for VASTA.

An excellent set of links for understanding more about phonetics, speech, anatomy and breathing and lung associations.

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If you know of other good places which might link well with this website then please EMAIL ME so that I can add them. Let me know if you have any problems with these links as well. I like to keep this website up to date. ( 27 June1999)

22 April 1999 alexandermassey@compuserve.com

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