DR. SHARON L. RADIONOFF, PH.D.
Singing Voice Specialist and Director of the Sound Singing Institute
Sharon L. Radionoff, Ph.D., is Singing Voice Specialist and Director of the Sound Singing Institute, as well as Singing Voice Specialist/ Voice Technologist voice care team member at the Texas Voice Center in Houston, TX. She is an active clinician, lecturer, researcher and author. Dr. Radionoff's most recent projects include the book chapter entitled "Contemporary Christian Music" in So You Want to Sing Sacred Music: A Guide for Performers, (by M. Hoch), and the book chapter entitled "Artistic Vocal Styles and Techniques" in The Performers Voice, 2nd edition (by M. Benninger, T Murray & M. Johns) as well as two articles in the NYSTA newsletter entitled "The SVS and Contemporary Christian Music". Dr. Radionoff also released a DVD format of a live filmed Vocal Health presentation entitled “Where Does My Voice Come From?”. Book projects include: The Vocal Instrument (Plural Publishing) and Faith and Voice (Inkwater books). Further articles by Dr. Radionoff can be found in Texas Sings!, The Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians, as well as chapters in several books. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Voice and is a member of TVF, CMS, NAFME, TMEA, PAVA and NATS.
Dr. Radionoff earned a BME from Eastern Michigan University, a MM from Southern Methodist University, and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University. She also completed a Professional Fellowship at the American Institute for Voice and Ear Research Center in Philadelphia, PA, under Dr. Robert T. Sataloff.
RADIONOFF SOLE AUTHOR ARTICLES
“How voices learn: From cognition to aesthetic experience.” Choral Journal, Spring 2007.
"Something is Wrong With My Voice and I Can’t Fix It. What Do I Do?” Classical Singer, April 2006.
Journal of Voice
"Preparing the Singing Voice Specialist Revisited." Journal of Voice, 18, 4, 2004.
The Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians
"Pitfalls for the Busy Chorister." Volume 17, Number 7, Pages 1, 4-10, December 2008
"The Aging Chorister." Volume 17, Number 7, pages 11-13, December 2008
"The SVS and Contemporary Christian Music - Part 2: Voice Balancing Exercises." NYSTA newsletter, May-June edition 2015.
"The SVS and Contemporary Christian Music - Part 1: A Brief Overview." NYSTA newsletter, March-April edition 2015.
Texas Sings! TCDA Quarterly Publication
“How Do We Teach the ‘How To:’?” Texas Sings!, Spring 2011
“Personality Plus: Part Two.” Texas Sings!, Spring 2008.
“Personality Plus: Part One.” Texas Sings!, Winter 2008.
“Pop culture music trends: Part Two.” Texas Sings!, Spring 2007.
“Pop culture music trends: Part One.” Texas Sings!, Winter 2007.
"Sound: A Balancing Act – Part II Body, Mind and Spirit." Texas Sings!, Spring 2005.
"Sound: A Balancing Act." Texas Sings!, Winter 2005.
"What is a warm-up and what is it for?" Texas Sings!, Winter 2004.
"Commands Vs. Tools." Texas Sings!, Fall 2003.
"Choral Directors, Vocal Health, & Reviving the Tired Voice." Texas Sings!, Spring 2003.
"Warning: Teaching Can Be Dangerous To Your Vocal Health.” Texas Sings, Spring 1997.
"What is Power of the Voice Anyway?" Texas Sings, Winter 1997.
"Is Your Voice Tied Up in Knots?" Texas Sings, Fall 1996.
"Breath: The Fundamental Element of Singing." Texas Sings, Fall 1994.
Voice Foundation Newsletter
“Organizing the Singing Voice Specialist Practice.” The Voice, Member Newsletter of the Voice Foundation, Page 2-3, Fall 2009
“Marketing and the Voice Practice.” The Voice, Member Newsletter of the Voice Foundation, Page 4, Fall 2007.
"What Music Educators Wish They Had Learned.” The Voice Foundation Newsletter, 4, 3, (October) 1998. Philadelphia, PA
Voice Talk, the Canadian Voice Care Foundation Newsletter
"What Music Educators Wish They Had Learned.” Voice Talk, Canadian Voice Care Foundation, 6, 1, Fall 2001. (reprinted from The Voice Foundation Newsletter, 4, 3, (October) 1998).
The Worship Leader’s Network
"Music Ministry & Vocal Health: An Introduction." The Worship Leader’s Network, Spring 1999.
RADIONOFF SOLE AUTHOR BOOK PUBLICATIONS
The Vocal Instrument. Plural Publishing. Spring 2008
Faith and Voice. Inkwater Press. Winter 2005.
RADIONOFF CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR ARTICLES
J. David Garrett & Sharon L. Radionoff: “Medical aspects of Vocal Maintenance: Protecting Your Preaching Voice.” Theophilus, Baylor University Biannual Journal, 1,1 (October) 2000.
Daniel A. Vincent, Jr., J. David Garrett, Sharon L. Radionoff, Lee Reussner, & C. Richard Stasney: “The Proximal Probe in Esophageal pH Monitoring: Development of a Normative Database.” Journal of Voice, 14, 2, 2000. Singular Publishing.
C. Richard Stasney, Sharon L. Radionoff, & Daniel A. Vincent: “The Aging Larynx.” Texas Sings, Fall 1997.
Linda M. Carroll, Robert Thayer Sataloff, Reinhardt J. Heuer, Joseph R. Spiegel, Sharon L. Radionoff, & John R. Cohn: "Respiratory and Glottal Efficiency Measures in Normal Classically Trained Singers.” Journal of Voice, 10, 2, 1996. Lippincott – Raven Publishers.
C. Richard Stasney, Sharon L. Radionoff, Sally McKee, & Betty Lynn Jones: “The ‘Annie’ Role: Opportunity for Voice Abuse.” Texas Sings, Spring 1994.
RADIONOFF CONTRIBUTING BOOK CHAPTER
"Contemporary Christian Music." In Hoch, M. So You Want to Sing Sacred Music: A Guide for Performers, (pp.119-142). Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, January 2017.
"Artistic Vocal Styles and Technique.” In M. Benninger, T. Murray, & M. Johns The Performers Voice, (pp. 51-59). Plural Publishing, 2nd edition, August 2015.
"The music educator: A high-risk professional voice." In J.C.Stemple (Ed.), Voice therapy, clinical studies (3rd ed) Plural Publishing, Fall 2010.
"Artistic Vocal Styles and Technique." In M. Benninger & T. Murray, The Singer’s Voice, (pp. 25-33). Plural Publishing, Spring 2008.
"Artistic Vocal Styles and Technique." In M. Benninger & T. Murray, The Performers Voice, (pp. 51-59). Plural Publishing, Spring 2006.
"The music educator: A high-risk professional voice." In J.C. Stemple (Ed.), Voice therapy, clinical studies (2nd ed) (pp. 397-409). Singular Publishing. Spring 2000.
C. Richard Stasney, J. David Garrett, Sharon L. Radionoff, & Margarita Rodriguez: “Atlas of Dynamic Laryngeal Pathology.” Singular Publishing, 1996.
Sharon L. Radionoff: “Where Does My Voice Come From?” Sound Singing Institute. 2011
J. David Garrett, Sharon L. Radionoff, Margarita Rodriguez, C. Richard Stasney: “Vocal Health.” Blue Tree Publishing (educational CD ROM), 2003.
In “Vocal Health” Dr. Radionoff discusses use, abuse, and care of the singing voice. This CD ROM offers over 40 videos, animations, and printable handouts. There is also a laminated support card available.
Robert O’Brien, Susan Lou, Jonathon Hoagland and contributors Fred D. Minifee, Mara Behlau, Jack Jiang, Sandy Casper and Sharon L. Radionoff: “Respiration.” Blue Tree Publishing (educational CD ROM), 2003.
Sound Production.” Blue Tree Publishing. Fall 2005.