The Staff

Dr. Sharon L. Radionoff, Ph.D.
Singing Voice Specialist and Director of the Sound Singing Institute

Dr. Radionoff is an active lecturer, researcher, and author. Her new project just published is “The Vocal Instrument” by Plural Publishing. Other recent projects include: “Personality Plus: Part Two,” a publication in Texas Sings, “How Voices Learn: From Cognition to Aesthetic Experience,” a publication in Choral Journal and “Artistic Vocal Styles and Technique,” in The Performer’s Voice by Plural Publishing. Additional articles by Dr. Radionoff can be found in Texas Sings!, the journal for the Texas Choral Directors Association. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Voice and is a member of TVF, CMS, MENC, TMEA, and NATS. Dr. Radionoff is a Singing Voice Specialist and Voice Technologist voice care team member at the Texas Voice Center in Houston. She is also a Singing Voice Specialist consultant for the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Otolaryngology.

Dr. Radionoff earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Eastern Michigan University, a Master of Music degree from Southern Methodist University, and a Ph.D. in Music from Michigan State University. She also completed a Professional Fellowship at the American Institute for Voice and Ear Research in Philadelphia, PA, under Dr. Robert T. Sataloff.


Publications

Radionoff Sole Author Articles

Choral Journal
Sharon L Radionoff: ““How voices learn: From cognition to aesthetic experience.” Choral Journal, Spring 2007.

Classical Singer
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

Texas Sings! TCDA Quarterly Publication
Sharon L. Radionoff: “How Do We Teach the ‘How To:’?” Texas Sings!, Spring 2011
Sharon L. Radionoff: “Personality Plus: Part Two.” Texas Sings!, Spring 2008.
Sharon L. Radionoff: “Personality Plus: Part One.” Texas Sings!, Winter 2008.
Sharon L. Radionoff: “Pop culture music trends: Part Two.” Texas Sings!, Spring 2007.
Sharon L. Radionoff: “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
Sharon L. Radionoff: “Organizing the Singing Voice Specialist Practice.” The Voice, Member Newsletter of the Voice Foundation, Page 2-3, Fall 2009

Sharon L. Radionoff: “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: “TheProximal 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.

C. Richard Stasney, J. David Garrett, Sharon L. Radionoff, & Margarita Rodriguez: “Atlas of Dynamic Laryngeal Pathology.” Singular Publishing, 1996.

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

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.

Educational Products

DVD
Sharon L. Radionoff: “Where Does My Voice Come From?” Sound Singing Institute. 2011

CD ROM

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.

POSTER

Sound Production.” Blue Tree Publishing. Fall 2005.



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