What to Expect at Voice Lessons for Young Singers: Ages 12 & Under

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I have frequently been asked by the parents and caregivers of my young voice students: “How do voice lessons work for their age?” or “Is this a good time for them to start voice lessons?”  The Traditional Thinking Many voice teachers and pedagogues believe that voice lessons should begin no earlier than age 12 for female voices and age 15 for male voices. During puberty (between ages 10 and 14 for females and 12 and 16 for males), the voice changes because the larynx or voice box grows and descends, while the vocal cords tend to thicken and grow. Before … Read More