Hearing Health

From the National Association of Schools of Music, and Performing Arts Medicine Association

The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) have developed a comprehensive overview of hearing health issues for postsecondary schools and departments of music.  Information of a medical nature is provided by PAMA; information regarding contextual issues in music programs, by NASM.

The following documents provide a resource for issues of hearing health. They address the risk of noise-induced hearing loss, a widespread and serious public health issue for musicians and others.