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Health and Safety Information

students onstage rehearsing a song in the musical Urinetown

Health and Injury

Practicing properly is essential to every musician’s best interest. Please refer to your applied teacher in utilizing proper techniques and exposure to prolonged strain on muscle groups, tendons, and bones associated with your instrument or voice.

Neuromusculoskeletal and Vocal Health 

EKU Health and Safety PDF


It is important that proper precautions are made in protecting yourself from hearing loss. Decibel levels exceeding 90 or more should be limited to no more than 2-3 hours per day. Therefore it is essential to not have 3 or more large ensemble rehearsals back to back. Students are encouraged to supplement information obtained in their lessons, master classes, and guest lectures regarding musicians’ health and safety issues by utilizing some of the resources listed below.

School of Music

521 Lancaster Avenue
Foster 101
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-3266

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