Director & Team News

VSC Lecturer Pippa Anderson's poster presentation has won 3rd prize at the Research Ethics Conference 2023!

Voice Study Centre
Wednesday 2nd August 2023

Early in July, Pippa attended REC2023: (Re)Framing Ethics. The conference, held over two days, adopted a hybrid format, with Pippa attending virtually. This platform facilitated...

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Blog

US student funding....

Peter Thompson
Tuesday 1st August 2023

If you're a US student wondering about financial aid, then you might like to know the funding options for our MA.

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Student & Alumni News

MA Voice Pedagogy student Jenna Brown to present at ISPS 2023

Voice Study Centre
Tuesday 1st August 2023

Jenna’s paper – Performance Care and the Ethics of Rehabilitating Elite Singers: A Policy Analysis – aims to explore the ethics of singing voice rehabilitation specialists’ (SVRS)...

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Student & Alumni News

MA Voice Pedagogy student Rosie Fortune to present at ISPS 2023

Voice Study Centre
Saturday 29th July 2023

Rosie’s paper is titled Considering barriers to performance for adolescent female singers and potential solutions & support mechanisms and involves a focus group...

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Blog

Breath Management and Vocal Fold Closure

Voice Study Centre
Thursday 27th July 2023

Managing breath during speech and singing has less to do with the amount of air taken in than you might expect. The vocal folds are two bands of muscular tissue that span the top of the trachea in the shape of a V...

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Student & Alumni News

MA Voice Pedagogy alumna Tara Leiper to present at ISPS 2023

Voice Study Centre
Wednesday 26th July 2023

We are thrilled to announce that recent MA Voice Pedagogy graduate Tara Leiper has been chosen to present a paper at this year’s International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS)!

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Course Reviews

Course Review: Singing With Your Whole Self: An Introduction to Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement with Elizabeth Blades

Voice Study Centre
Friday 21st July 2023

The multi-talented Elizabeth Blades gave an interactive, experiential short course featuring a number of ‘lessons’ affiliated to the Feldenkrais Method® and its notion of Awareness Through Movement® (ATM).

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MA Voice Pedagogy alumna Anupa Paul to present at ISPS 2023

Voice Study Centre
Tuesday 18th July 2023

We are delighted that recent MA Voice Pedagogy graduate Anupa Paul has been chosen to present a paper at the biennial International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS) 2023, which will be hosted by the Medical University of Warsaw and the Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, Poland in August!

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Course Reviews

Course Review: Case Reflections: Diagnosis and Treatment of 4 Professional Performers Attending a Specialist SLT-Led Performers’ Voice Clinic at a Tertiary Level London Hospital with Tori Burnay

Voice Study Centre
Friday 14th July 2023

This fascinating short course began with Tori giving an overview of her job role and the South London Voice, Airway & Swallow Centre (SOLVAS) team in which she works. She talked through the function of the Voice Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and the aim of an SLT intervention, and made her intro very relevant to singers and performers despite SLTs’ primary focus usually being on the speaking voice.

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