Associate Lecturers/Guest Speakers

Wolfgang Saus

Wolfgang Saus

Wolfgang Saus is an overtone singer, classical baritone, singing teacher, voice coach, voice researcher and author. His website is a base for overtone singers...

Rebecca Moseley-Morgan

Rebecca Moseley-Morgan

Rebecca Moseley-Morgan was a professional opera singer who trained at the RCM. She was working for major opera companies when she had to leave this career...

Sharon King

 Sharon King

Sharon King graduated with an MA in Music Therapy in 2021. Her involvement with aphasia choirs began as a student placement with UWE and Sirona Care and Health...

Lorna Greenwood

 Lorna Greenwood

Lorna Greenwood is the Breathe Melodies for Mums Project Manager at Breathe Arts Health Research, a C.I.C. designing and delivering creative programmes...

Rebecca Bind

Rebecca Bind

Rebecca Bind is a postdoctoral research associate working at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London...

Mette Kaasgaard

Mette Kaasgaard

Mette Kaasgaard is a PhD student from Denmark, affiliated with Pulmonary Research Unit Region Zealand (PLUZ), Department of Respiratory Medicine, Zealand...

Dr Jenevora Williams

Dr Jenevora Williams

Dr Jenevora Williams is a leading exponent in the field of vocal health and singing teaching. After a successful career in Opera, Jenevora turned her attention...

Natalie Eastwood

Natalie Eastwood

Natalie Eastwood qualified as a speech and language therapist from Sheffield University and has over 18 years of experience working with voice and swallowing...

Dr Hilary Moss

Dr Hilary Moss

Dr Hilary Moss is Senior Lecturer in Music Therapy at the World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, Ireland and previously the Director of the...

Yvonne Gonzales-Redman

Yvonne Gonzales-Redman

Yvonne Gonzales Redman joined the University of Illinois Fall of 2008 as an Associate Professor andteaches a variety of students majoring in music education...

Julia Gerhard

 Julia Gerhard

Julia Gerhard is a speech pathologist and singer with a passion for interdisciplinary voice education and voice rehabilitation. She earned a doctorate in musical arts...

Celi Barberia

Celi Barberia

Celi Barberia has been working in music education for over 15 years, through fundraising and policy roles at Youth Music and then communications and marketing roles at Sing Up and has had a lifelong passion for the arts, education and working in charities.

Dr Sanna Salminen

Dr Sanna Salminen

Dr Sanna Salminen is an acknowledged music educator in her home country. She works as a university teacher in Music Pedagogy under the Department of Education at the University of Jyväskylä.

Dr Karen Leigh-Post

Dr Karen Leigh-Post

Karen Leigh-Post, Voice Department Chair, and Professor of Music at Lawrence University is internationally recognized as a pioneer...

Sing To Beat

Sing To Beat

Sing to Beat, is a network of singing groups launched in January 2018 by Canterbury Cantata Trust, for people with health conditions including Parkinson’s and Covid...

Dr Motje Wolf

Dr Motje Wolf

Dr Motje Wolf was awarded a PhD in Music Education from De Montfort University Leicester (UK) and an MA from the University of Leipzig (Germany) in Musicology and Dramatics. Her research focuses on vocal pedagogy, epistemology and pedagogic knowledge exchange.

Johann van der Sandt

Johann van der Sandt

Johann van der Sandt completed his studies at the University of Pretoria, and his choral conducting at the Institute of Choral Conducting in Gorinchem, Netherlands. He is a sought after juror, composer and choral clinician.

Professor Aaron Williamon

Professor Aaron Williamon

Aaron Williamon is Professor of Performance Science at the Royal College of Music (RCM) where he directs the Centre for Performance Science, a partnership...

Norman Spivey

Norman Spivey

Norman Spivey is professor of voice and voice pedagogy at Penn State. An active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, he has...

Dr Joan Melton

Dr Joan Melton

Dr Joan Melton, is a leading researcher in cross-disciplinary performance techniques, and a pioneer in the integration of singing pedagogies...

Angelika Nair

Angelika Nair

Angelika Nair, Ph.D., is a professional singer, Vocologist, voice pedagogue, and owner of Pro Voce LLC, a voice studio providing private vocal instruction...

Dr. Diane Austin

Dr. Diane Austin

Dr. Diane Austin, LCAT is the Director of the Music Psychotherapy Center in NYC, NY, where she has maintained a private practice in music and vocal psychotherapy as well as analytically oriented psychotherapy for more than 40 years.

Richard Lissemore

Richard Lissemore

Richard Lissemore is a collaborative teacher, researcher, and performer of voice. He is equally adept at teaching vocal technique and performance for both classical...

Jeremy Mossman

Jeremy Mossman

Jeremy Ryan Mossman is a teacher of voice, movement, and wholistic expression, currently living in Ontario, Canada. He earned a Bachelor of Music in Musical...

Paul McKenna

Paul McKenna

Paul John McKenna is a Voice Specialist Speech and Language Therapist based in Manchester, UK. Whilst previous working in bars, call centres and as...

Dr Kittie Verdolini Abbott

Dr Kittie Verdolini Abbott

Katherine Verdolini Abbott, PhD, CCC-SLP, Mdiv, is Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Linguistics and Cognitive Science at the University...

Dr Ron Morris

Dr Ron Morris

Dr Ron Morris is a speech therapist, audiologist and counter-tenor. Ron graduated from the University of Queensland with an honours degree in Speech...

Dr Dave Camlin

Dr Dave Camlin

Dr Dave Camlin’s musical practice spans performance, composition, teaching, socially-engaged music practice and research. A singer / song-writer by trade...

Line Hilton

Line Hilton

As a vocal, performance and resilience coach Line’s mission is to raise industry standards for vocal, mental and physical health and wellbeing in singers...

Dr Trineice Robinson-Martin

Dr Trineice Robinson-Martin

As an internationally recognized voice pedagogue in contemporary music, Dr Trineice Robinson-Martin has dedicated her career to performing and developing...

Professor Stephen Clift

Professor Stephen Clift

Stephen Clift is Professor Emeritus, Canterbury Christ Church University, and former Director of the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health...

Filipa M.B. Lã

Filipa M.B. Lã

Filipa M.B La (soprano) holds a Ph.D. and Master’s Degree in Music (Singing) and a Licentiate in Biology (Education). The interdisciplinary nature of her background encouraged...

Dr Elisa Monti

Dr Elisa Monti

Dr Elisa Monti is a voice-specialized psychologist with a PhD from The New School for Social Research in New York. Her concentration is the relationship...

Dr Bridget Sweet

Dr Bridget Sweet

Bridget Sweet is Professor of Music Education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. She wrote the books Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond (2016) and Thinking Outside the Voice Box: Adolescent Voice Change in Music Education (2019); she co-edited the book Motherhood in the Music Education Academy (2025).

Dr Elizabeth Ann Benson

Dr Elizabeth Ann Benson

Dr Elizabeth Ann Benson is recognized as a dynamic scholar, pedagogue, and performer. Her book, Training Contemporary Commercial Singers is hailed...

Melanie Tapson

Melanie Tapson

Melanie Tapson is a professional singer, Singing Voice Specialist, and speech-language pathologist whose practice specializes in voice assessment and therapy...

Matthew Ellenwood

Matthew Ellenwood

Matthew Ellenwood holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Masters of Music degree in vocal performance and pedagogy...

Patrick K. Freer

Patrick K. Freer

Patrick K. Freer is Professor of Music at Georgia State University where he currently conducts the Tenor-Bass Choir and directs the doctoral programs in music...

Dr Marco Guzmán

Dr Marco Guzmán

Dr Guzman is a voice pathologist with eighteen years of clinical and academic experience. He received his Ph.D. in Speech Techniques and Vocology from...

Robert Sussuma

Robert Sussuma

Robert Sussuma (MMus., GCFP), holds two degrees in vocal performance, has taught at many colleges and universities (including Naropa University, PACE...

Mary Saunders Barton

Mary Saunders Barton

Mary Saunders Barton is a Penn State Professor Emeritus, currently residing in New York where she maintains a private professional voice studio. She is an adjunct...

Professor Janice Chapman

Professor Janice Chapman

Professor Janice L. Chapman, A.U.A., F.G.S., O.A.M. is a singing teacher of world renown.  Born and educated in Australia, she won a number of major competitions...

James Platt

James Platt

James has been a professional soloist, singing teacher, vocal pedagogy lecturer and consultant for over 15 years. He is currently undertaking his PhD...

Nate Holder

Nate Holder

‘Nate Holder BA (Hons), MMus is a musician, author, speaker and music education consultant based in London. He is an advocate for decolonising music...

Deborah Garvey

Deborah Garvey

Deborah (Deb) Garvey is a voice, dialect and singing coach who draws on her training as an actor and singer.   She has a B.Mus. and an MA...

John Nix

John Nix

John Nix is Professor of Voice and Voice Pedagogy and chair of the voice area at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  His mentors include Barbara Doscher...

Daron Oram

Daron Oram

Daron is a principal lecturer in voice and teaches on the BA Acting Collaborative and Devised Theatre Course and the MA/MFA Voice Studies: Teaching and...

Dr Wendy LeBorgne

Dr Wendy LeBorgne

Dr Wendy LeBorgne is a sought-after voice pathologist, speaker, author, and master-class clinician regarding vocal wellness and vocal athletes...

Jeremy Sortore

Jeremy Sortore

Jeremy Sortore, MM, MFA (he/him/his) has over two decades of experience offering collaborative instruction to actors and other performing artists who seek to...

Marci Daniels Rosenberg

Marci Daniels Rosenberg

Marci Daniels Rosenberg, BM, MS CCC–SLP – Marci is a singer, speech pathologist and clinical singing voice specialist. She has worked clinically for almost 20 years...

Joshua Glasner

Joshua Glasner

Baritone, Joshua Glasner, M.M., Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Music at Clarke University where he teaches voice lessons (CCM, Musical Theatre, and...

Karen Brunssen

Karen Brunssen

Mezzo-soprano, Karen Brunssen is Professor and Co-chair of the Department of Music Performance at Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University. 

Leda Scearce

Leda Scearce

Soprano Leda Scearce has been featured in leading roles with the National Opera Company, Hawaii Opera Theatre, Long Leaf Opera Festival, Triangle Opera...

Jeanie LoVetri

Jeanie LoVetri

Jeannette LoVetri is a singing voice specialist in New York City who began teaching in 1971. She has taught throughout the USA, Europe, Australia...

Jedd Owen-Ellis Clark

Jedd Owen-Ellis Clark

Jedd Owen-Ellis Clark is a voice and singing specialist, practitioner, researcher, singer, writer and performer, teaching voice studies and practical vocal arts...

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson's performance career began in a casual choir, but then the joy (and, sometimes the fear) of stepping out in-front of hundreds of people...

 

Dann Mitton

Dann Mitton

Independent voice teacher and researcher Dann Mitton earned his Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance (Voice) degree with a specialization in voice pedagogy...

Chadley Ballantyne

Chadley Ballantyne

Bass-baritone Chadley Ballantyne is Assistant Professor of Music, Voice at Stetson University. Previously, he served on the voice faculties of the University...

Ken Bozeman

Ken Bozeman

Voice Study Centre Ambassador

Kenneth Bozeman, BM, MM,Professor Emeritus of Music, taught at Lawrence University for 42 years where he chaired the voice department and from...

Nicola Wydenbach

Nicola Wydenbach

Nicola Wydenbach has worked on projects for English National Opera, Opera North, BBC, Garsington, Sing Up and Youth Music. From 2013-14, Nicola was Vocal Director...

Dr Michel Belyk

Dr Michel Belyk

Dr Michel Belyk is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Edge Hill University. He studies the human voice, all the things that it says, and how it is able to say them.

Kelley Hijleh

Kelley Hijleh

Kelley Hijleh serves on the faculty of the Cali School of Music at Montclair State University, teaching studio voice and pedagogy, and also teaches voice...

Joanna Cazden

Joanna Cazden

Joanna Cazden, MFA, MS-CCC is a speech pathologist specializing in vocal arts rehabilitation, now in private practice after 18 years as senior voice clinician...

Joanne Bozeman

Joanne Bozeman

A graduate of the University of Arizona, Joanne Bozeman has been a singing teacher for 46 years. In 2019, she retired from Lawrence University’s Conservatory...

Phoene Cave

Phoene Cave

Phoene Cave (BMus Hons, PGDip MT, MA) is an HCPC registered music therapist, a CNHC registered shiatsu practitioner, singer, vocal coach and clinical...

Heidi Moss

Heidi Moss

Voice Study Centre Ambassador

Heidi Moss, is a Bay Area performer, educator, and scientist. Noted for her “rich and radiant soprano” (Edward Oriz, Sacramento Bee) has performed on national and international stages...

Liz Jackson Hearns

Liz Jackson Hearns

Singers, speakers, and fellow voice teachers from all different backgrounds seek out Liz’s teaching for her ability to illuminate traditional vocal pedagogy...

Professor Robin Dunbar

Professor Robin Dunbar

Robin Dunbar MA PhD DSc(Hon) FRAI FBA is Professor of Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Oxford, an Emeritus Fellow of Magdalen College, and an elected...

Kim Chandler

Kim Chandler

Kim Chandler is a renowned CCM vocal coach & session singer based in Spain. Considered one of the “go to” industry coaches, she has a busy online studio in Marbella where she coaches a worldwide clientele of elite singers.

Barbara Houseman

Barbara Houseman

Barbara Houseman’s career as a voice and acting coach and theatre director spans nearly forty years. She trained as a voice teacher at The Royal Central School of...

Dr Kari Ragan

Dr Kari Ragan

Voice Study Centre Ambassador

Author, singer, and voice pedagogue Kari Ragan was the 2012 recipient of the coveted Van L. Lawrence Fellowship, which is awarded to candidates who have...

Dr Rockford Sansom

Dr Rockford Sansom

Rockford Sansom, PhD, MFA, is a voice trainer and theatre professor. As a voice coach, he has worked with actors Off-Broadway and in regional theatres, Fortune 100 CEOs...

Singing For Health Network

Singing For Health Network

The Singing for Health Network is a UK-based membership network for anyone interested or involved in Singing for Health, including singing practitioners, researchers...

Juliette Caton

Juliette Caton

Juliette trained for a decade at Redroofs Theatre School, debuted in the Original Cast of ‘Les Miserables’, played Christ’s Guardian Angel in Martin Scorsese’s ‘Last Temptation of Christ’...

BVA

BVA

The British Voice Association (BVA) is the 'voice for voice' in the UK, an association of multi-disciplinary professionals who work to promote the field of voice...

VASTA

VASTA

VASTA are a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization whose mission is to advance the art, research, and visibility of the voice and speech profession. We are dedicated to...

Voice and Speech Review

Voice and Speech Review

The VSR (Voice and Speech Review) is the official publication of VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainers Association) and is published by Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group...

AOTOS

AOTOS

The Association of Teachers of Singing (AOTOS) is the UK’s only singing teachers’ association. AOTOS welcomes anyone who teaches singing – at home, school, college...

NATS

NATS

Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000...

The Voice Foundation

The Voice Foundation

In 1969, The Voice Foundation was founded by internationally celebrated voice specialist Wilbur James Gould. At this time interdisciplinary care of the human voice...

Dr David Juncos

Dr David Juncos

Voice Study Centre Ambassador

Dr David Juncos is a licensed clinical psychologist based in Philadelphia, PA. He received his Psy.D. and M.A. degrees in clinical psychology from La Salle University, and...

Benjamin Cosway

Benjamin Cosway

Mr Benjamin Cosway is a Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon and Laryngologist at the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is an expert in the management...

Teresa Shaw

Teresa Shaw

Teresa has focused on the voice throughout her career. She completed her undergraduate degree in music at Manchester University, her Advanced Diploma in vocal...

Kate Cubley

Kate Cubley

Voice Study Centre Ambassador

Kate Cubley (BA (Hons), MA) is an advanced level Voice Coach, Singing Teacher, singer and researcher working predominantly from her private studio in Cheshire...

Dr Leah B. Helou

Dr Leah B. Helou

Dr Leah B. Helou (she/her/hers) aims to ask questions and solve problems related to the pathways underpinning healthy and disordered voice and speech production...

Tori Burnay

Tori Burnay

Tori Burnay is a Voice Specialist Speech and Language Therapist who works extensively with singers and professional voice users...

Dr Robert Sataloff

Dr Robert Sataloff

Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA, FACS is Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Academic Specialties...

Christina Shewell

Christina Shewell

Christina has worked for many years as spoken voice teacher, presentation skills trainer and coach in the business and education world. She is also a voice specialist speech/language...

Emily Foulkes

Emily Foulkes

Emily gained a Distinction in her Master’s in Voice Pedagogy, specialising in Singing for Mental Health, Pain Management, and Trauma-Informed Practice...

John Henny

John Henny

John has been a leading voice teacher for over 25 years. He has taught thousands of singers, including Grammy winners and top background and session singers. John's students have appeared on Broadway and in major touring companies.

Dr Jeremy Manternach

Dr Jeremy Manternach

Jeremy N. Manternach, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Vocal/Choral Music Education and currently serves as the area chair of music education at the University of Iowa...

Professor Elizabeth Stokoe

Professor Elizabeth Stokoe

Elizabeth Stokoe is a Professor in the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science at London School of Economics and Political Science. She conducts conversation analytic research...

Dr George Musgrave

Dr George Musgrave

Dr George Musgrave is a Lecturer at Goldsmiths (University of London) based in the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship...

Dr Julian Chen

Dr Julian Chen

Julian Chen received a PhD in Physics from Columbia University in 1985, then joined IBM Research Division as a Research Staff Member...

World Voice Day

World Voice Day

World Voice Day takes place on 16th April annually. It is acknowledged across the globe, with the main goal being to increase awareness of voice and voice issues.

Matthew Hoch

Matthew Hoch

Matthew Hoch joined the faculty of Auburn University in 2012, where he was tenured in 2015 and promoted to the rank of professor in 2020. His research program...

Dr Kathryn Emerson

Dr Kathryn Emerson

Dr Kathryn Emerson is a Psychology Lecturer at City, University of London, where she teaches research methods...

Rein Ove Sikveland

Rein Ove Sikveland

Rein specialises in research relating to social interaction in the workplace, including crisis negotiations, and interactions between members of the public and service providers within health and commercial organizations...

Katherine Zeserson

Katherine Zeserson

Katherine Zeserson is a musician (vocalist, choir leader, arranger, composer), coach, facilitator and strategic thinker with over 40 years’ experience in vocal performance, community music, music education and arts leadership.

Elizabeth Blades

Elizabeth Blades

Elizabeth Blades holds both Doctor of Musical Arts and Masters of Music Degrees from the
Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY...

Margaret Baroody

Margaret Baroody

Margaret Baroody is a highly respected singing teacher and Singing Voice Specialist with  over 50 years experience in these areas of voice...

Robyn Paterson

Robyn Paterson

Robyn Paterson has worked in theatre, film and television for over 20 years. She graduated from The Unitec School of Performing and Screen Arts in Auckland, New Zealand...

Marina Gilman

Marina Gilman

Marina Gilman holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Indiana University, Master of Music degree from Ithaca College, and a Masters of Art in Communication Disorders...

Dr Ingo Titze

Dr Ingo Titze

Dr Ingo Titze, educated as a physicist (Ph.D.) and engineer (M.S.E.E.), has applied his scientific knowledge to a lifelong love of clinical voice and vocal music...

Dr Brad Story

Dr Brad Story

Dr Story received his BS in Applied Physics from the University of Northern Iowa in 1987 and his PhD in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Iowa in 1995...

Justin Stoney

Justin Stoney

Justin Stoney is the Founder of New York Vocal Coaching, developer of the NYVC Voice Teacher Training & Certification Program, and author of the award-winning book "Sing Like Never Before"...

Brian Manternach

Brian Manternach

Brian Manternach, D.M. (he/him), is an associate professor in the University of Utah Department of Theatre. He is also a research associate for the Utah Center for Vocology...

Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts, MM, PAVA-RV is equal-parts vocologist, artistic director, and creative producer. He is Director of Music at Austin’s St. Luke United Methodist Church, cofounder of Resolution Creative...

Gillie Stoneham

Gillie Stoneham

Gillie has many years experience as a lecturer and specialist practitioner in voice & communication and counselling skills. She began practicing in the field of gender affirming voice and communication in 2006 and established a voice service at the West of England Gender Identity Clinic in 2021 as Consultant SLT.

Jan Svec

Jan Svec

Jan G. Svec, Ph.D. is an internationally renowned Czech physicist performing basic research on production of human voice. He holds a MSc degree in fine mechanics and optics and PhD degrees in biophysics as well as in medical sciences...

Dr Julia Nafisi

Dr Julia Nafisi

Dr Julia Nafisi began her voice training in her hometown Munich, Germany under Kammersänger Friedrich Lenz and continued her studies in Vienna, Austria with, amongst others, Prof. KS Hilde Rössel-Majdan and Prof. KS Walter Berry...

Dr Geneva Mayne

Dr Geneva Mayne

Geneva Mayne, SLPD, CCC-SLP, TSSLD is a doctor of speech-language pathology and a
NCVS trained vocologist. She has twenty years’ experience habilitating and rehabilitating
communication skills throughout the lifespan.

Jennie Morton

Jennie Morton

After a long performing career as a Ballet dancer, West End Musical Theatre performer, and lead singer of a London-based Big Band, Jennie is now an Osteopath specializing in Performing Arts Medicine. Now based in Los Angeles...

Natasha Hendry

Natasha Hendry

Natasha Hendry is currently a PhD psychology candidate at the University of West London with joint supervision from the London College of Music. Her research interests lay in Music Psychology, specifically in relation to Education, Performance and Wellbeing...

William Leigh Knight

William Leigh Knight

William Leigh Knight (AGSM, FISM, ProfDoc) is a singer and voice teacher who trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD). His performances have ranged from song recitals and chamber opera to mediaeval church music drama.

Amanda Flynn

Amanda Flynn

Amanda Flynn is the owner of a private studio in New York City with clients performing on Broadway, Off Broadway, national tours, international tours, and regional theatre...

Dr Patricia E. Zurita Ona

Dr Patricia E. Zurita Ona

Because she has a long name, Dr Patricia E. Zurita Ona’s clients call her ‘Dr Z’. Dr Z is a licensed clinical psychologist in California, with undergraduate and doctoral specialised training in...

Dr Nina Kraus

Dr Nina Kraus

Dr Nina Kraus is Hugh Knowles Professor of Communication Sciences, Neurobiology and Otolaryngology at Northwestern University. As a biologist and amateur musician, she thinks about sound and brain health.

Matthew Pugh

Matthew Pugh

Matthew Pugh is a clinical psychologist, researcher, international trainer and Chairwork practitioner. He has worked in mental health settings for over 15 years...

Tobyn Bell

Tobyn Bell

Tobyn Bell is a psychotherapist, researcher, lecturer and Chairwork practitioner. He has worked within mental health settings for over 15 years, including NHS and private organisations.

Professor Karen Burland

Professor Karen Burland

Karen Burland is Professor of Applied Music Psychology at the University of Leeds and is currently the faculty and university academic lead for work relating to employability and student futures.

Dr William Sauerland

Dr William Sauerland

Dr William Sauerland (he/they) is Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies for the School of Music at Purdue University – Fort Wayne, conducting choral ensembles, teaching classes in applied voice and music education, and supervising student teachers.

Professor Rosie Perkins

Professor Rosie Perkins

Rosie Perkins is Professor of Music, Health and Social Science at the Royal College of Music, London. Rosie is based in the RCM’s Centre for Performance Science, where her research investigates two broad areas: how music and the arts support societal wellbeing and how to enhance artists’ wellbeing and career development.

Mark Moliterno

Mark Moliterno

Mark Moliterno MM, E-RYT500, C-IAYT, YACEP (he/him) is an award-winning professional opera singer, voice teacher, yoga teacher/educator, IAYT-certified Yoga Therapist, workshop leader, and author.

Kristin Roney

Kristin Roney

Kristin Roney MM, CYT200, CYVT, REIKI III (she/her) is a professional mezzo-soprano, voice teacher, and certified yoga teacher based in New Jersey.

Vanessa Mulvey

Vanessa Mulvey

Vanessa Mulvey balances work as a flutist, Body Mapping educator, personal trainer and parkour coach. She is a faculty member at the Longy School of Music of Bard College and New England Conservatory of Music.

Jillian Paige

Jillian Paige

Jillian Paige is the Founder of Meisner in Music, the premier class to infuse the Meisner Technique with singing. Jillian received her Master’s in Music Theatre from Oklahoma City University, her Bachelor’s in Classical Vocal Performance from Belmont University, and studied Meisner under Terry Martin (a direct pupil of Meisner’s), and Ted Wold.

Dr Amanda E. Krause

Dr Amanda E. Krause

Dr Amanda E. Krause is a Lecturer (Psychology) in the College of Healthcare Sciences at James Cook University (Queensland, Australia). She also currently serves as President of the Australian Music & Psychology Society.

Dr Heather Fletcher

Dr Heather Fletcher

Dr Heather Fletcher is a lecturer and voice teacher at The University of Melbourne. Her PhD in music psychology focused on the practices of expert voice teachers in Australia and her research has been disseminated in both academic journals and conferences worldwide.

Dr Patricia Izbicki

Dr Patricia Izbicki

Dr Patricia Izbicki is a neuroscientist and medical science liaison at Octave, as well as a classical pianist and harpsichordist. Her research focuses on understanding the brain mechanisms of complementary therapies, such as music training, in aging adults and persons with Parkinson's disease.

Dr John Seesholtz

Dr John Seesholtz

Dr John Seesholtz, baritone, is the Director of Vocal Pedagogy at the University of Colorado. His most recent operatic performances include...

David Lane

David Lane

Formerly of the Juno-nominated vocal quartet ‘Cadence’, David Lane is a jazz keyboardist and singer who has been beatboxing for almost two decades and has always enjoyed making strange sounds and exploring the limits of the human voice.

Lisa Popeil

Lisa Popeil

Lisa Popeil has an MFA in Voice, and is a pianist, singing teacher and voice researcher based in Los Angeles.  She has studied voice for over 60 years and has taught professionally for 40 years. As a performer, Lisa has performed and recorded with Frank Zappa as well as recording and touring with “Weird Al” Yankovic throughout the US and Canada. 

Dr Rachel B. Goldenberg

Dr Rachel B. Goldenberg

Dr Rachel B. Goldenberg is a leading authority on singing and lung disease. Dr Goldenberg’s doctoral dissertation focused on the use of singing lessons as an adjunctive airway clearance technique for cystic fibrosis, and...

Dr Marisa Lee Naismith

Dr Marisa Lee Naismith

Dr Marisa Lee Naismith is an award-winning vocalist, singing teacher, voice researcher, author, and podcast host who has worked in the Australian music industry for over 45 years.

Elizabeth K. Schwartz

Elizabeth K. Schwartz

Elizabeth K. Schwartz MA, LCAT, MT-BC (New York, United States) spent her music therapy clinical career working in early childhood music therapy and school-based music therapy practice. She frequently presents on music development, music-centred practice and the use of the voice in music therapy.

Ed Lyon

Ed Lyon

Ed Lyon is a classical tenor and therapist specialising in anxiety conditions. He studied at St John’s College, Cambridge as a choral scholar, then at the Royal Academy of Music and the National Opera Studio. For the past 20 years, he has been involved in the world of classical music at the highest level, performing major roles internationally on the opera stage and concert platform.

Professor Laura Bond

Professor Laura Bond

Laura Bond is a Full Professor of Drama and Interdisciplinary Studies at UNC Asheville teaching acting, vocal and physical expression, voice-over, voice acting, and emotional expression.

Dr Eva Wilde

Dr Eva Wilde

Dr Eva Wilde is a researcher in the fields of music education and music psychology, and completed her PhD in 2019 at the UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK.

Professor Graham Welch

Professor Graham Welch

Professor Graham Welch PhD is Established Chair of Music Education at the University College London (UCL) Institute of Education (formerly University of London), a role he has held since 2001.

Meredith Colby

Meredith Colby

Author, teacher, coach and speaker Meredith Colby is the author of Money Notes: How to Sing High, Loud, Healthy, and Forever, and the creator of Neuro-Vocal, an approach to singing for popular styles based on neuroscience.

Brenda Belohoubek

Brenda Belohoubek

Brenda Belohoubek is a NJ State Certified music teacher, internationally certified ESL instructor, internationally certified ABNLP NLP practitioner and life coach. She manages a rapidly growing virtual studio (BB Studio via Go Full Circle, LLC) for voice, flute, piano, meditation, wellness, and life coaching.

James Barker

James Barker

James Barker (he/they) is a PhD candidate in Music and Media at Newcastle University, UK. His PhD research explores the potential of queer reading as a strategy to assert LGBTQIA+ belonging in country music, using Dolly Parton as a case study.

Janos Fabian

Janos Fabian

Janos Fabian is a PhD Music and Psychology researcher, Music Psychologist (MA) and Director of Music (PGCE, QTLS, BA). He earned his BA degree in Solo Singing Teaching and Performing of Vocal Chamber Music from The Conservatory Bela Bartok of the University of Miskolc in 2009. Following this...

Jaron M. LeGrair

Jaron M. LeGrair

Jaron M. LeGrair is a singer, voice researcher, voice teacher, music director, professor, educator, author, and entrepreneur. As an entrepreneur, he founded the Jaron M. LeGrair Studio, an international studio that specialises in providing voice training and goods for vocal health for singers and speakers.

Dr Elizabeth Morrow

Dr Elizabeth Morrow

Dr Elizabeth Morrow, Professor Emerita, was awarded the degree Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performance from the University of Southern California. As a recitalist, she has concertized extensively in Europe and North America. An award-winning pedagogue, Dr Morrow has been an active presenter for the American String Teachers Association and Texas Music Educators Conference.

Nicholas Perna

Nicholas Perna

Tenor Nicholas Perna is Associate Professor of Voice and Producer for Lyric Stage at Mississippi College, Vice President for Outreach for NATS, the creator and co-host of the VocalFri Podcast, and has presented research on four continents. His voice has been hailed by the Houston Chronicle as “an impressive sound", and the South Florida Sun Sentinel praised his “emotionally driven performance".

Elissa Weinzimmer

Elissa Weinzimmer

Elissa Maas Weinzimmer is an award-winning vocal health educator, presence coach, and the founder of Voice Body Connection. Elissa earned her MFA in Theatre Voice Pedagogy from the University of Alberta. She is certified in Body-Mind Centering®, Fitzmaurice Voicework®, and Hatha yoga (200 hours).

Claire Martin OBE

Claire Martin OBE

Claire Martin OBE has to worldwide critical acclaim established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene, gaining many awards including winning the British Jazz Awards eight times during her career which spans over three decades. In 2018, she was the proud recipient of the BASCA Gold Badge Award for her contribution to jazz.

Jerry Walsh

Jerry Walsh

Jerry Walsh has been walking the path of dharma and meditation for 16 years and has been a student of the shamanic traditions for 12 years, undergoing intensive initiations under the guidance of his teacher, Maestro Manuel Rufino. Jerry is a gifted vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. He is a member of the sound meditation ensemble, Dream Seed, and...

Sarah Algoet

Sarah Algoet

Sarah Algoet has the privilege of working with a diverse range of singers and speakers in singsing!, the thriving private school and coaching practice she founded in 2007.

Dr Melissa Treinkman

Dr Melissa Treinkman

Melissa Treinkman, DMA, is an assistant professor of musical theatre vocal performance at the University of Southern California, where she teaches applied voice and vocal pedagogy.

Dana Zenobi

Dana Zenobi

Dana Zenobi enjoys a multi-faceted career as a performer, teacher, and voice pedagogy scholar. A champion of art song by women, her 2022 album and annotated score anthology...

Frankie Armstrong

Frankie Armstrong

Frankie Armstrong has has been singing professionally since 1964. In 1975, she began her pioneering voice workshops based on ethnic styles of singing, where singing is as natural as speaking.

Noel Smith

Noel Smith

Noel Smith is a highly skilled singer, voice teacher, producer, pianist and multi-studio owner. She has grown her home office voice studio into a six-figure business that spans three locations, incorporates a network of teachers, and has a loyal following of 100+ students.

Dr Charlene Santoni

Dr Charlene Santoni

Dr Charlene Santoni is a trained opera singer, voice educator, researcher, and clinician. She has a Master’s degree in Singing Voice Pedagogy and a PhD in Music and Health Science with a specialization in voice from The University of Toronto. In 2014, she was awarded The National Association of Teachers of Singing Voice Pedagogy Award.

Hilary Davies

Hilary Davies

Hilary Davies is a Health and Care Professions Council-registered Music Therapist, specialising in  music therapy with autistic people.

Carolyn Andrews

Carolyn Andrews

Carolyn Andrews is an independent speech and language therapist and senior teaching fellow at the University of Strathclyde. With 25 years’ clinical experience she specialises in adult voice problems and adult stammering, and enjoys walking alongside her clients and students to build their knowledge, practice and voice use.

Dr Yoon Irons

Dr Yoon Irons

Dr Yoon Irons is Associate Professor of Arts for Health and Wellbeing at University of Derby, where she is director of singing research lab.

Michael Goldstein

Michael Goldstein

Michael Goldstein is a Professor of Psychology and Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow at Cornell University.

Nicolás Hormazábal

Nicolás Hormazábal

Nicolás Hormazábal is a teacher of Vocal Distortions and Extreme Vocals with an emphasis on Rock and Metal styles. A pioneer in teaching vocal distortions in Chile, he has trained many singers of the South American metal scene.

Carissa Scroggins

Carissa Scroggins

Carissa Scroggins is a professor of singing at Southern Illinois University, a public institution in Illinois, USA. She is a lyric coloratura soprano, with roles like Die Königin der Nacht (Die Zauberflöte), Ännchen (Der Freischütz), and Constance Fletcher (The Mother of Us All) under her belt.

Jennifer Rhodes

Jennifer Rhodes

Jennifer works as a freelance Singing and Voice/Accents tutor, predominantly in conservatoire settings. 

Adam J Moxness

Adam J Moxness

Adam is an Instructor of Theatre and Music Theatre Voice in the Conservatory for the Performing Arts at Viterbo University.

Miriam van Mersbergen

Miriam van Mersbergen

Miriam van Mersbergen is an Associate Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Memphis where she teaches Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech Mechanism, Voice Disorders, Advanced Clinical Instrumentation for Voice, and Dysphagia.

Jenna Brown

Jenna Brown

Jenna has authored over 20 peer reviewed publications and conference proceedings, with recent publications on voice and choral pedagogy in the Journal of Voice, The Voice and Speech Review and Australian Voice.

Michele Capalbo

Michele Capalbo

Michele Capalbo is a performer, adjudicator, lecturer, teacher and researcher. A Canadian singer with over two decades of international performance experience in opera and concert, her specialty is the music of Verdi and Puccini.

Kristen Murdaugh

Kristen Murdaugh

Kristen Murdaugh (she/they) is a voice pedagogue, voice scientist, singer, and activist. An evidence-based, identity-affirming, student-centered voice teacher, she believes in helping her students find their most authentic voices through the intersection of cutting-edge voice science and tried-and-true voice pedagogy.

Megan Durham

Megan Durham

Megan Durham (she/her), serves on the voice faculty at the University of Louisville and works as a singing voice specialist.

Heather Baker

Heather Baker

Heather Baker is a Contemporary Voice Teacher based in the North of England and a Founding Director of the Institute for Vocal Advancement (IVA), delivering global training to voice teachers.

Dr. Lawrence Zazzo

Dr. Lawrence Zazzo

Dr. Lawrence Zazzo is an internationally recognised countertenor as well as historical musicologist. Currently Head of Performance and Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University, he was formerly a vocal professor at both the Royal College and Royal Academy of Music in London and continues to perform in concert halls and opera houses throughout the world.

Jan Prokop

Jan Prokop

Jan Prokop, D.M., is the Music Theater Voice Coordinator and Adjunct Professor of Voice at Montclair State University. A founding faculty member of the Actors Studio MFA Program at the New School she later taught at CAP21/Tisch @ NYU.

Duncan Rock

Duncan Rock

Duncan Rock is a operatic baritone known for both his performances on the world’s most prestigious stages and his work as a dedicated professional in the fields of nutrition and physiotherapy.