The second edition of this bestselling, comprehensive guide contains improved vocal workouts and additional topics, including performance anxiety and healthy singing. The companion online audio makes this guide an ideal tool forcreating a singing course for students of almost any age or gender, who can practice technique along with lead sheets for such standard vocal pieces as Yesterday and I Heard It Through the Grapevine. Topics covered include gettingstarted, posture, belting and diction, maintaining vocal health, microphone technique, and much more. The accompanying audio is accessed through Hal Leonard's popular MyLibrary system using the provided code. The audio can bestreamed or downloaded and includes PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.