The Voice as an Instrument is a complete guide to becoming a professional vocalist. This book is unique in that it is written for non-classical singers, yet it presents serious professional vocal techniques and concepts essential to a vocalist ready to take singing to the next level. The manual presents clear instructions and exercises for producing basic good sound. In addition, contemporary styles such as screaming and belting are explained. Included is a discussion on artistry, performance techniques, navigating a recording studio, and advice about how to approach a career as a professional vocalist.