Health and Safety for Musicians

All School of Music Faculty, Administrators, and Students should regularly review the available resources for maintaining Health and Safety standards set forth by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and  the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA). The material below is excerpted from the NASM website.

Information for Students

1. Performing Arts Medicine Program – Free injury evaluation offered by Carle

2. Hearing Health: Information and Recommendations for Student Musicians

3. Protecting Your Hearing Health: Student Information Sheet on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

4. Basic Information on Neuromusculoskeletal Health

5. Basic Information on Vocal Health

Information for Faculty and Staff

1. Basic Information on Hearing Health – Information and Recommendations for Faculty and Staff in Schools of Music

2. NASM and PAMA advisories on Neuromusculoskeletal and Vocal Health – Information and Recommendations for Faculty and Staff

Additional Resources

University of Illinois Wellness Center
McKinley Health Center