Archive for the ‘Singing Technique’ Category

Weak, Wobbly or Working?

Monday, January 30th, 2012

The next British Voice Association study day, at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, focuses on the effects of ageing on the voice and the vocal problems associated with ageing. Surgical, voice therapy and singing solutions will be discussed.

Follow the link for detailed information and to book your place:

“Weak, Wobbly or Working?” The Multidisciplinary Management of the Ageing Voice

Sunday 25th March, 2012 11.30am – 5.15pm

Speakers include:

•Sue Anderson (Singing Teacher and Researcher)

•Phil Jones (Consultant Otolaryngologist)

•Liz McNaughton (Specialist in the Singing and Speaking Voice)

•Jane Shaw (Voice Specialist Speech and Language Therapist)

•Mark Watson (Consultant Otolaryngologist)

Voice and the Brain

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

On Sunday 15th January 2012, the British Voice Association hold a study day suitable for all voice professionals (speech
therapists, surgeons, singing teachers, voice teachers).

More information and application form

Topics include:

Brain function in relation to voice, in both therapy and education.

Recent research into neural processing for both spoken and
sung voice

The role of brain plasticity in rehabilitation and learning.

Gender differences between child and adult voices explored from
an evolutionary basis.

SPEAKERS:

Prof Sophie Scott (Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL)
Dr Katie Overy (Senior Lecturer in Music Psychology, University of Edinburgh)
Prof John Rothwell (Professor of Neurophysiology, UCL)
Dr David Reby (Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Sussex)

British Voice Association Events

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

On Friday 18th November the BVA host a Voice Clinics Forum (click link for details and application form) at University Hospital of South Manchester.

Speakers include Professor Paul Carding, Mr John Rubin and Mr Julian McGlashan, and topics to be covered include meeting the challenges faced in voice clinics and new technologies such as high speed, high definition and 3D imaging.

BAPAM’s next Training Day for Performing Arts Medicine practitioners is scheduled in London the next day, Saturday 19th November, and covers areas relating to woodwind and lower strings players, disability rehabilitation, chronic pain, lifestyle and injury prevention. The full programme is to be announced.

In the nearer future, the BVA have organised an Interactive Rock & Pop Day for singers, teachers and voice therapists. It takes place on Sunday 25th September in Chiswick, London. Click here for more details and an application form.

One Day Singing Workshops in London

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

These one day performance workshops for singers at both good amateur and professional level, who wish to improve their existing vocal and performance skills, provide a stimulating and creative environment in which to explore solo and group work. Highly Recommended!

Ian MacDonald is a singer and specialist voice coach for BAPAM.

VoiceSkills; an Ian MacDonald and Sef Hill collaboration.

See website for full details and how to book: www.voiceskills.org.uk

The Classical Voice

The Lady Chapel, St Peter’s Church, Kennington Lane SE11 5HY – 0790 4691850

10am – 5pm, Saturday, 18th September 2010 – Booking NOW!

10am – 5pm, Saturday, 15th January 2011

10am – 5pm, Saturday, 16th April 2011

The Musical Theatre Voice

The Concert Artistes’ Association, 20 Bedford Street, London WC2E 9HP – 0790 469 1850

10am – 5pm, Sunday, 10th October 2010 – Booking NOW!

10am – 5pm, Sunday, 23rd January 2011

10am – 5pm, Sunday, 10th April 2011