VSC Senior Lecturer Kerrie Obert has been featured on John Henny's 'Intelligent Vocalist Podcast'!

Voice Study Centre
Monday 20th November 2023

In this episode, John Henny interviews Kerrie Obert, a Speech-Language Pathologist, Singing Voice Specialist, and Voice Teacher.

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Student & Alumni News

MA alumna Lisa Howarth starts teaching role at the University of Southampton!

Voice Study Centre
Wednesday 15th November 2023

Lisa will be a Part Time Lecturer in Classical Voice; her role will include giving 1:1 lessons to the undergraduate musicians and postgraduate singers on the MMus Performance course.

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Blog

Karen Wierzba’s journey of discovery… and recovery!

Voice Study Centre
Friday 10th November 2023

In April 2021, Canadian soprano Karen Wierzba was diagnosed with laryngeal dystonia (LD), which inspired her to apply for the Voice Study Centre’s MA Voice Pedagogy programme and continue her learning. Two and a half years later, she has just...

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Course Reviews

Course Review: Essential Elements for Voice Teaching Success with Justin Stoney

Voice Study Centre
Friday 3rd November 2023

New York Vocal Coaching Founder and President Justin Stoney broke down his practical and engaging ‘Essential Elements for Voice Teaching Success’ course into five easy-to-digest categories – Technique Essentials, Professional Development Essentials, Lesson Strategy Essentials, Business Essentials and Inner Journey & Confidence Essentials – which in turn contained five essential elements each.

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Course Reviews

Course Review: Acoustics in the Voice Studio with Gökçe Kutsal

Voice Study Centre
Wednesday 1st November 2023

Gökçe Kutsal’s ‘Acoustics in the Voice Studio’ course aimed to make acoustics “fascinating not intimidating” by eliminating jargon and offering accessible content to a wide range of voice practitioners.

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Meet Our Students: Shinyeol Pae

Voice Study Centre
Thursday 26th October 2023

Shinyeol Pae from South Korea is a singer, voice teacher, vocal coach, songwriter and SLP Master's student of Daegu Catholic University (DCU). As a CCM vocal pedagogue, he gives private lectures to voice instructors from all kinds of musical genres and teaches singers of all ages in respect of this work.

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Blog

Does Chin Up Help with the Production of Belt Quality?

Voice Study Centre
Monday 23rd October 2023

Recently, I saw a comment on social media from a singer who had been advised to lift her chin, as if ‘singing to the balcony', to assist her with producing a belt quality. She felt the position was helpful and wondered why. Her question launched an avalanche of opinions on social media...

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Director & Team News

VSC Director of Studies Debbie Winter to speak at upcoming National Singing Symposium

Voice Study Centre
Monday 23rd October 2023

Our very own Director of Studies Debbie Winter will be speaking at next month’s National Singing Symposium, a 1.5 day event that will be held in the beautiful surroundings of Snape Maltings in Snape, Suffolk from 15th – 16th November 2023.

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Course Reviews

Course Review: Introduction to Voice Coaching for Trans and Gender Diverse People with Gillie Stoneham

Voice Study Centre
Friday 20th October 2023

Trans and non-binary voice and communication specialist Gillie Stoneham delivered an introductory course offering tips and insights into voice coaching in the realm of trans and gender diverse people.

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