Moore Music of Greensboro is your best local source for scores, and they ship within 3 days.  They are willing to give you a 20% discount on music scores if you mention that I am your teacher (according to employee Joshua Flores). They have most vocal music in stock; you can check on availability and order by calling 800.659.4136.  Order by email at  No online ordering yet.

Prima Music is also a great place to order on the web and provides superior service.

Classical Vocal Rep has hard-to-find vocal music. The owner answers the phone and can help you find anything.

Hal Leonard is the largest vocal music publisher in the US.  You can access lots of information on music books, including tables of content, on this website, but cannot order music here.

Alfred is the second largest music publisher and has many great vocal editions–also an information-only website.

New musical theatre allows you to hear sound files and buy very recent musical theater songs

CD Sheet Music gives you a huge repertoire of printable music for your voice type in one file.  A lot of the same repertoire is available for free from IMSLP below, but is not as easily accessible.


Free Bach cantata scores

IMSLP (International Music Score Library Project): free public domain scores; anything over 100 years old may have already been published on this site and you can download and print it for free.

Sound Files has free accompaniments and other free tools for singers.  You can also find accompaniments for many songs on Youtube.

Purchase audio files of song accompaniments at or at or   Sometimes these files are too slow or too fast, so you can purchase the AmazingSlowDowner to change tempo without changing pitch.  You can also find some free accompaniments at

Choral music parts for individual rehearsing (free)


Translations of art songs in all languages

Translations of arias in all languages

You can purchase an International Phonetic Alphabet transcription and word-by-word translation online at the IPA Source.


Learning Languages


International Phonetic Alphabet   Free video clips of great singers singing in many languages, with IPA text scrolling.  An excellent help for pronouncing difficult sounds in Italian, German and French., enter “French in action”


Musical Theater Resources

I got in! The ultimate college audition guide for acting and Musical Theater, 2014 ed., Mary Anna Dennard, nationally recognized audition coach

The College Audition Blog

Auditioning for College MT:  Do’s and don’ts

The Do’s and Don’ts

Preparing for College MT auditions

Auditioning Do’s and Don’ts

College Confidential (World’s largest college forum)


Thinking about Singing

Vocapedia is a database of information about singing and the science of voice sponsored by NATS.  It features audio, video, and text resources that demonstrate the current scientific understanding of voice and singing, from expert authors.  Open to the public.

The Musician’s Way discusses all sorts of psychological and practical ideas for practicing musicians.  Sign up for The Musician’s Way newsletter, too!

Fun and Instructive Video Links

The original opera flash mob

Nathan Gunn demonstrates low breathing (beginning at 1 min 30 sec; he’s on the right):

Cecelia Bartoli

Guess how long you can keep singing if you use your voice regularly and well?

Medical Care and Fitness for Singers

Duke Voice Care Center for all your medical and rehab needs

UNC Voice Center—a different shade of blue

Triangle Area Singing Opportunities

All Choral music activity in the Triangle area is listed, with audition and contact information.  There are more choirs here than you have dreamed of!

Audition for or attend the North Carolina Opera.  Many area singers comprise the opera chorus.