Singing Tool for Blind
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1525 , Segment 4
Episode: American Faith & COVID, Amazon Tribes, Ratatouille Musical
- Feb 2, 2021 9:00 pm
- 11:23 mins
Andrea Boccelli–one of the world’s most famous tenors–is also blind. And though you wouldn’t know it to hear him, visual impairment is a disadvantage in classical singing. Vocal coach Cheri Montgomery, who is also a senior lecturer at Vanderbilt University, has developed a tool to help blind singers quickly learn the quirks of pronunciation and diction that come with singing opera and other classical music.