Musicians' Health Websites

GENERAL RESOURCES   (PAMA, Performing Arts Medicine Association)  (The home of Andover Educators, a not for profit organization of music educators committed to saving, securing and enhancing musical careers by providing accurate information about the body in movement) (Various resources from the American Federation of Musicians, the labor union of professional musicians) ("The Alexander technique is a way of learning how you can get rid of harmful tension in your body.")  (An overview of health issues for musicians, provided by the National Association of Schools of Music) (Website accompanying the book The Musician's Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness, by Gerald Klickstein) (Health promotion in schools of music, information from the University of North Texas)  Athletes and the Arts  PAMA Bibliography (search tool)

VOCAL HEALTH (The Professional Voice Center of Greater Cincinnati; professional consultations from voice pathologists) (Dr. Andrew Stein, MD. Otolaryngologist in Ashland, also certified audiologists) (National Association of Teachers of Singing) (David L. Jones, voice teacher)  (Chicago Center for Professional Voice)

HEARING HEALTH (Manufacturer of hearing protection earplugs for musicians) (Dr. Andrew Stein, MD. Otolaryngologist in Ashland, also certified audiologists)   (A non-profit hearing information source for musicians and music lovers)  American Academy of Audiology  American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)  House Research Institute – Hearing Health  National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders – Noise-Induced Hearing Loss  “Dangerous Decibels”  National Hearing Conservation Association

HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS ORGANIZATIONS  American National Standards Institute (ANSI)  The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)


“Acoustics for Performance, Rehearsal and Practice Facilities” - Available through the NASM website





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