The Singer's Companion
Routledge – 2006 – 134 pages
"The Singer’s Companion" provides both beginning and advanced students of singing with a basic, reliable, and readable introduction to the many issues focusing on training and maintaining a healthy voice. It covers all the fundamental issues faced by vocalists in all styles of music, including how to find a good teacher, work with a score, audition, and perform. Stohrer has written an essential text for students of singing, offering up-to-date, accurate, and accessible information that will be invaluable to singers and their teachers.
"Stohrer addresses all serious voice students with practical, plainly written counsel…on a bevy of topics in an eminently accessible style…" --Debra Greschner, Journal of Singing
Sharon L. Stohrer has taught voice and the related areas of stagecraft, lyric diction and vocal pedagogy for New York University; the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York; Newberry College and Anderson University in South Carolina; and Keene State College in New Hampshire. She is active as workshop facilitator, helping musicians overcome performance anxiety.