Key information

Reading and Resources

Below are an initial set of resources for anyone considering our training or interested in singing for lung health and singing for breathing.

Click on a box to download the resource or visit a website.

Singing for Breathing CD

by Phoene Cave.

This is a resource for patients with chronic lung conditions, as well as respiratory specialists and singing leaders. Recommended for pre-training.

Available from Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity website.

Media coverage

Singing for Breathing on Radio 4’s PM in 2009.

This is a Voice

by Jeremy Fisher and Gillyanne Kayes.

“99 exercises to train, project and harness the power of your voice”.

An accessible introduction to how the voice works, from two of the UK’s leading vocal specialists. Recommended reading for pre-training.

Available from

Think piece

Phoene’s post, “Singing with one voice?”, on the London Arts in Health Forum blog considering the importance of training for singing leaders.

Book list

A reading list of books on singing, breathing, music therapy plus health and wellbeing.

PDF, 47K

Research articles

A list of research references for singing for breathing and lung health.

PDF, 54K

Media coverage

Mary King interviews Phoene about the natural voice on Radio 3’s “The Choir” (2013).