Vocal Strain, Vocal Pain, and Vocal Health

From: Vocal Strain, Vocal Pain, and Vocal Health
by Camille van Niekerk

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Join vocal instructor Camille van Niekerk for a discussion on vocal health, including:
- What is considered a "normal" level of vocal strain (and how to tell if you're pushing your voice too far)
- How much singing per day is safe
- Preventing vocal injury (and how to tell if you have/had an injury)
- Gentle exercises for warming up and warming down
- Caring for your voice like a pro singer

Instructor: Camille van Niekerk

Camille van Niekerk is a singer, writer and vocal instructor in Southern California. Camille began studying voice and performing in musicals at age seven. In 2010, Camille began working towards her BA in Music Education at Azusa Pacific University. She then earned her teaching credential from San Diego State University and taught classroom choral and instrumental music. Shortly after moving to LA county, Camille began her private vocal studio, providing vocal coaching, ear training, and recording for students of all ages. She is constantly refining her skills and methods for greater versatility and effectiveness. When she is not teaching, Camille enjoys singing with the L.A. Choral Lab and Ensoma Creative. She lives in San Diego with her husband and loves going to the beach, practicing yoga, reading, and cooking.