Challenges of vocal pedagogy in contemporary commercial music

Desafíos de la pedagogía vocal en la música comercial contemporánea


Contemporary commercial music vocal pedagogy has faced a number of challenges. This term is used to refer to popular or "non-lyrical" music. From its beginnings, the singing of contemporary commercial music was related and was taught based on lyrical technique, despite having substantial differences in the way of using the voice, such as the use of vocal registers, external amplification, and vocal resources of each musical genre, among other distinctions. Other challenges mentioned will be the training and knowledge necessary to train the voice, the evaluation and detection of vocal problems, and the pedagogical tools necessary to teach singing are challenges. Due to the aforementioned, there must be a rethinking of vocal pedagogy and its corresponding methodologies to promote the learning of contemporary commercial music singing students.


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