Vocal Anatomy of Human - important knowledge for vocal performers

Vocal performers should know the vocal anatomy to take care of their voice. Clear conception of Vocal structure may guide them understand their vocal abilities.




Larynx


The Larynx is commonly known as Vocal Box. It is located at the top of the neck at the opening of windpipe.

Function:

• Involved in breathing mechanism as air passage to trachea

• Protecting the wind pipe while swallowing the food

• Producing Sound housing the vocal folds and manipulating the pitch and volume