Endorsements of Beautiful Singing: "mind warp" moments
"Clayne has thought a great deal about singing and expresses himself
exceedingly well. Beautiful Singing is in our selected collection
at the Vocal Arts center."
-Richard Miller, author,
Techniques of Singing and The Structure of Singing
"Clayne Robison describes the sudden insights in his life, the 'mind warps'
that sent him off in new directions, particularly as they related to the
cause of beautiful singing. He blends a powerful self-assurance with an
affecting tender concern for his students, both as individuals of intrinsic
worth and as colleagues in the enterprise of creating soul-satisfying
-Edward L. Kimball, law professor & author,
Biography of Spencer W. Kimball
"...a great book and a valuable contribution to vocal pedagogy. It is
clear that Clayne is impassioned by this venture of sorting out the
interactions. So am I."
-Ingo Titze, vocal physicist & author, Principles
of Voice Production
"...fascinating...puts words to something I have always believed in. His
discussion of interactivity and the importance of tracheal resonance is
-Neil Semer, international voice teacher in both
classical and popular styles
"...a mind-expanding, heart-warming, and inspirational journey through the
musical life of a conscientious teacher, a moving artist, and a stimulating
human being. His creative insights, originating in the deep places of his
own experience, will resonate with students, teachers, performing artists
and non-musicians alike."
-Ardean Watts, conductor, music professor & music
"Clayne has always been a stimulating thinker. Here he addresses the
dilemma singers have faced for decades, namely, how one reconciles the
dusty truths of vocal science with the warm-blooded act of singing. His
are valuable, mind-warping thoughts that will please the adventurer and
challenge those who sleep in their safety nets."
-Jerold Ottley, Conductor Emeritus, The Mormon