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Health and Safety Standards for Musicians

Health and Safety Officer: Aaron Muller

A healthy mind and body are essential to the success and longevity of a musician's career. We encourage our students to build habits that will optimize physical and emotional wellness throughout their lives. The list of resources below was developed in part by The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and The Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) to help musicians maintain their physical and mental health.


Hearing Health

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

Protect Your Hearing Every Day: Information and Recommendations for Student Musicians

Basic Information on Hearing Health: Information and Recommendations for Faculty and Staff


Neuromusculoskeletal and Vocal Health

Protecting Your Neuromusculoskeletal Health

Protecting Your Vocal Health

Check your medications: do they affect your voice? (The National Center for Voice and Speech)

Protecting Your Neuromusculoskeletal and Vocal Health Every Day

Basic Information on Neuromusculoskeletal and Vocal Health: Information and Recommendations for Faculty and Staff


Additional Resources

Office of Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures

The University of Maryland Health Center

Counseling Center at University of Maryland

The University of Maryland Campus Recreation Center