Vocal performance careers take many different shapes.
You have the musical theater realm at the top, like Broadway, then you have the classical side of it, which could be more operatic performance.
This is more, I would say – niche.
For instance, a lot of these guys aren’t mic-ed, so you have to have a pretty robust and full voice to be able to pursue that. There’s a lot more education that goes into this niche since most of them have a master’s degree in vocal performance.
That’s a choice that some vocals have, and that direction you deal with a lot more kinds of classical types singing.
Modern and Contemporary Styles
Then of course you have modern and contemporary vocal performers.
These singers are mainly recording artists. They’re the ones who are the major pop performers and they have to be able to record really well.
They usually have two major voice types like alto, low voice women who can belt really well or they’re also high tenors.
Generally put, vocal performance careers fall in many different umbrellas, and we’ll look at 3.