Comparative pedagogy

In Support Of Contemporary Commercial Music (non-classical) Voice Pedagogy (Article)
This often-quoted article presents the history of CCM styles and their development throughout the 20th century along with acoustic comparison of CCM singing with classical as evidence that contemporary singing is fundamentally different from classical and deserves its own pedagogical approach. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

CCM and Classical are NOT the Same (Article)
Jeannette LoVetri provides numerous examples of how CCM singing differs from classical singing. She expands on these ideas in other blog posts titled "More Details About Why CCM Is Different Than Classical" and "Still More About CCM vs Classical." Many of these ideas are further developed in scholarly journal articles Lovetri has authored/co-authored. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

Source-Vocal Tract Interaction in Female Operatic Singing and Theater Belting (Article)
Contrasting operatic and musical theatre voice production, the authors seek “to explain the female opera-belt contrast in terms of source-vocal tract interaction.” The study shows that despite aesthetic differences, many of the technical approaches overlap between these otherwise markedly different genres. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

Contemporary Commercial Music: More Than One Way to Use the Vocal Tract (Article)
This article discusses how the vocal tract is used in different styles of singing. It encourages voice teachers to use style-specific pedagogy with their students. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

Still More About CCM vs Classical (Article)
This article discusses the differences in laryngeal position, diction, and registration found in CCM and Classical singing. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)