Book Titles and Search Engines…

Who knew it would take so long to come up with a title for our upcoming book on Singing and Menopause, to be published by StudioBos Media???

We started out months ago by brain-storming every idea we could think of to see what would stick. We ran titles by some of our interviewees, colleagues and friends and our editor. We had to have certain words in the title for the Search Engine. We didn’t want it to be too academic-y or cartoonish.

“Aunt Flo’s Not in the House Anymore” was the first of the spaghetti thrown against the wall. It didn’t stick. (Evidently people in the midwest “get” that but as an East Coaster I was ‘Huh?’)

Let me know if you don’t get it too….

Today we finally decided on

Singing Through Change: Women’s Voices in Midlife, Menopause, and Beyond

A quote from co-author Joanne Hayes Bozeman:

Through researching and writing this book, I have come to appreciate that the menopausal transition is far more than a set of symptoms attached to a shift in hormones. It’s a unique, sometimes untidy socio-physiological-psychological metamorphosis for women. For singers, the voice is often a crucial part of that metamorphosis.

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8 Comments

    1. Angel, at this point, there is simply not enough information to connect neurological issues with post menopause. However, from a personal point of view, I am advocating for more research into any relationship between conditions like yours and general vagus nerve tone, which is not a brand new idea by any means. Vocal tremors can be due to any number of reasons and not even the best of otolaryngologists can pinpoint the “why.” You may be interested in my post “A Singer Diagnosed with Benign Essential Tremor” https://catefnstudiosblog.com/2018/05/18/a-singer-diagnosed-with-benign-essential-tremor-one-case/

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