Voice Department: Suggested Microphones/Guidelines
Note: please keep in mind that microphone companies change and update their models. Basic Guidelines:
- Make sure that the microphone you purchase is a low impendence microphone.
- You will have to purchase a microphone cord separately. It is recommended that you purchase a heavy duty microphone cable.
Low Cost ($100-250)
These microphones will easily meet the requirements for beginning vocal students
- Shure SM58 or SM57
- AKG Emotion Series (several styles and prices)
- Sennheiser Evolution Series (several styles and prices)
- Shure Beta SM58
- Audix OM-2
- Audia Technia
- Electro-Voice N/D267
Medium Cost ($150-300)
- AKG Dynamic microphones
- Some Beyer Models
High End ($300+)
- Beyer Dynamic TX series
- Beyer Microphones
Condenser Microphones & Wireless Systems
- AKG, Sennheiser, Shure Beta
- We do not recommend purchasing a wireless microphone system for school use.